Backyard Ballistics

Backyard Ballistics

Publisher: MISC SA
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$14.97
What happens when you duct-tape a couple of potato chip tubes together, then add an energy source, a tennis balls, and a match? Well, not much - unless you know the secret to building the fabled tennis ball mortar.

This step-by-step guide enable ordinary folks to construct 13 awesome ballistic devices using inexpensive household or hardware store materials. Clear instructions, diagrams, and photographs show how to build projects ranging from the simple - a match-powered rocket - to the more complex - a tabletop catapult - to the classic - the infamous potato cannon - to the offbeat - a Cincinnati fire kits. With a strong emphasis of safety, Backyard Ballistics also provide troubleshooting tips, explains the physics behind each project, and profiles such scientists and extra-ordinary experimenters as Alfred Nobel, Robert Goddard, and Isaac Newton, amount others. This book will be indispensable for the legions of backyard toy-rocket launchers and fireworks fanatics who wish every day were the Fourth of July.

Book Title Backyard Ballistics
Publisher: MISC SA
What happens when you duct-tape a couple of potato chip tubes together, then add an energy source, a tennis balls, and a match? Well, not much - unless you know the secret to building the fabled tennis ball mortar.

This step-by-step guide enable ordinary folks to construct 13 awesome ballistic devices using inexpensive household or hardware store materials. Clear instructions, diagrams, and photographs show how to build projects ranging from the simple - a match-powered rocket - to the more complex - a tabletop catapult - to the classic - the infamous potato cannon - to the offbeat - a Cincinnati fire kits. With a strong emphasis of safety, Backyard Ballistics also provide troubleshooting tips, explains the physics behind each project, and profiles such scientists and extra-ordinary experimenters as Alfred Nobel, Robert Goddard, and Isaac Newton, amount others. This book will be indispensable for the legions of backyard toy-rocket launchers and fireworks fanatics who wish every day were the Fourth of July.

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