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Arduino Rocket Launcher for 3D Printed Rockets

by chall2009, published

Arduino Rocket Launcher for 3D Printed Rockets by chall2009 Mar 29, 2014

Description


**When I was a kid, I loved playing with Estes Rockets, so I decided to get back into the hobby but using all of my maker skizzls. So here's a really cool Arduino Rocket Launcher launching 3D Printed rockets from my MakerBot Replicator2! Enjoy! Fully Open Source for anyone to make!**

[Full Assembly and Launch Instructions are on Instructables!](http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Model-Rocket-Launcher-for-3D-Printed-Rocke/)



*** VIDEOS - More Coming Weather Permitting! ***
[Compilation of Launches - NEW!!](http://youtu.be/s1_B8iP6MDc)
[Launcher Test](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8watU0aKlsk&feature=youtu.be)
[Rocket Launch in Slow-Mo](http://youtu.be/0zu6rIAgDs4)

***Rockets that Work Well ***
[3D Printed Rocket with Forward Swept Fins](http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:123586) by [QwykSylver](http://www.thingiverse.com/QwykSylver)
[Disposable Rocket](http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:127354) by [kebes22](http://www.thingiverse.com/kebes22)

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Glad you like it! Love your rocket design and I hope you post more!
Holy heck, that thing looks awesome! Gonna have to print me one.

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Instructions

[Full Instructions Here on Instructables](http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Model-Rocket-Launcher-for-3D-Printed-Rocke/)

Use my GitHub for the [Arduino Code](https://github.com/chall2009/Arduino-Rocket-Launcher)

For printing:
no supports, raft, .200mm thickness.

Have fun and be careful!

Holy heck, that thing looks awesome! Gonna have to print me one.
Glad you like it! Love your rocket design and I hope you post more!
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