Can you turn a pumpkin into a working rocket?

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  1. Oct 20, 2019 #31

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    We are making this happen people! Launch date October 26th. And the E9-8 is on October 31st!
     
  2. Nov 10, 2019 #32

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  3. Nov 10, 2019 #33

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    I think launch is tomorrow, the 26th and 31st were rained out!
     
  4. Nov 10, 2019 #34

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    I hope i can have a proper video up tomorrow, I will try to have some pictures of luanch, i doubt it will get off the launch pad, but I know that the rocket engine will blow up the pumpkin after it burns through... Laughs are awaiting !
     
  5. Nov 12, 2019 #35

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    I think we can convincingly say you are out of your gourd.

    That said, hope you have fun!
     
  6. Nov 12, 2019 #36

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    Have fun on the back 40! Hope it will inspire you to build a real oddroc !
     
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    I think your flight will be a smashing success!
     
  8. Nov 12, 2019 #38

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    Just in case of damage, be sure to bring a Pumpkin Patch.
     
  9. Nov 12, 2019 #39

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    I'm guessing the flight won't be stable and that the ejection charge blows after it hits the ground, but I can't think of a more fitting use of an E9. :)
     
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    And it will be hilarious if it does the E9 cato thing!
     
  11. Nov 13, 2019 #41

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    How will you tell?
     
  12. Nov 15, 2019 #42

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    I actually have a batch of E9-8s that were suspected to be highly CATO, if you want a big Boom! I know where i have 36grams of gun power, never the less This weekend I may launch, weather looks much better, upper 60s so all is go.
     
  13. Nov 15, 2019 #43

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    I am defiantly expecting an exploded pumpkin...
     
  14. Nov 15, 2019 #44

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    Defiantly? Whom are you resisting?
     
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    Every year at CATO, we have a pumpkin chunking event. Parachute duration. The designs can be quite creative.

    Can you say pumpkin pie?
     
  16. Nov 18, 2019 at 1:31 AM #46

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    Come, come, let's not SQUASH the kid's efforts shall we?
     
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    But you’d have to be out of your GOURD to try it.
     
  18. Nov 18, 2019 at 7:09 AM #48

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    Or in this case INTO his gourd.......
     
  19. Nov 18, 2019 at 3:36 PM #49

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    THE SHOE!!!

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