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 Jetpack WIP

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Jetpack WIP
« on: Jun 24, 2011, 04:55 PM »
Starting on my jetpack....using what materials I had around, Cardboard and pop bottles! going to try to make it somewhat like the z-6.


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Re: Jetpack WIP
« Reply #1 on: Jun 25, 2011, 08:36 PM »
Unique starting point. Do you plan to glass the cardboard?

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Re: Jetpack WIP
« Reply #2 on: Jun 26, 2011, 01:10 AM »
If you want it approvable, I'm certain you'd have to glass it. Also, unless you fill them or glass them too, those pop bottles will likely be pretty flimsy.

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Re: Jetpack WIP
« Reply #3 on: Jun 26, 2011, 01:12 AM »
Also, unless you really modify them, those bottles will probably be easily recognizable as such, so it's likely better to not use them at all. Some PVC pipe should produce a cheap-ish alternative if you cap it with something, and there are plenty of other options as well. But this is one thing where I don't think going as cheap as possible will work well, so it might be a good idea to leave out the cardboard and pop bottles.

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Re: Jetpack WIP
« Reply #4 on: Jun 26, 2011, 01:42 PM »
I have the same concerns as Vash... That being said, cardboard/fiberglass builds have worked really well in the past (i.e. Whitecrow's pack among others), so I'm intrigued with this build.

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Re: Jetpack WIP
« Reply #5 on: Jun 26, 2011, 01:57 PM »
glass would be a good way to keep things from looking like painted soda bottles.

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Re: Jetpack WIP
« Reply #6 on: Jun 26, 2011, 10:13 PM »
I was planning on glassing the pack and covering the pop bottles with cardboard, using the bottles as a base.

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Re: Jetpack WIP
« Reply #7 on: Jun 28, 2011, 12:03 PM »
Update.



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