General (6)

Converting into a confetti or water balloon cannon.

Hi,

Any recommendations for converting into a confetti cannon?

I've created a wide barrel launch tube to hold the confetti, but there doesn't seem to be enough air volume coming out to propel the confetti very far. Even at around 130…

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Started by Daniel Ballinger in General 0 Replies

Big Red Button (BRB)

Missing hitting the Big Red Button to launch your rocket?  Here is one that you can print on a 3D printer and then adapt to use with the slide valve in our current kit. …

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Started by Rick Schertle in General 1 Reply · Reply by Kevin Boland Nov 20, 2016

Troubleshooting the Air Rocket Launcher

While not too many issues have surfaced, this is where we're going to start listing solutions to commonly reported problems:

QEV Sticks

On occasion, the flap inside the QEV valve may not reset…

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Started by Rick Schertle in General 7 Replies · Reply by Jason P Nov 19, 2014

Connecting the Air Rocket Launcher Directly to an Air Compressor

It's super simple to connect your Air Rocket Launcher…

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Started by Rick Schertle in General 1 Reply · Reply by Troy B May 29, 2015

Scratch Build QEV Issues

I couldn't wait for the kits to be ready so I ordered the CAR v2.0-DIY Scratch Build parts from McMaster.  I got everything assembled but I was disappointed with the results.  The problem appears to be with the QEV (McMaster…

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Started by SaranWrap in General 4 Replies · Reply by Keith Violette Nov 6, 2014

Heavy Duty Launch Console

I built the following console for the button for Maker Faire next weekend.  It doesn't look too pretty, put will hopefully do the trick.  Lots of people are going to be pounding that big red launch button, so I wanted something heavy…

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Started by Rick Schertle in General 0 Replies
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