It's been a hell of a week!, er WEEKS, MONTHS! VERY OT

From: Dwight K. Elvey <>
Date: Sun Feb 6 17:53:39 2005

>From: "Joe R." <>
>At 08:38 PM 2/4/05 +0000, you wrote:
>>> Must be a country thing... I built potassium nitrate and
>>> sugar rockets
>>> and flew more than a few out the back of Taihape (close to where some
>>> parts of LOTR were filmed) when I was a lad...
>>And just how many of them had guidance systems :-)
> Mine had fins. Does that count?
> Joe

 I used pieces of bamboo that I got from an old window blind.
The trick was to get a good nozzle. Too big and not much of
a flight. Too small and bang, a 10 foot flop. Get it just
right and several hundred feet.
Received on Sun Feb 06 2005 - 17:53:39 GMT

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