This is my first writeup-- a homemade “rifle rocket” for the Titan (or any other comparable gun). The reason I call it this is because it is relatively small and doesn’t have fins. I put this in Modifications because it basically is a mod for a Titan but they're homemade. I thought I should put it here but put it in Homemades if you want. This rocket is mostly like a Stefan on steroids—it’s pipe insulator, and weights and a dome on top. The materials used are found at any Home Depot and around the house. This rocket was designed to suit my need for the Titan: fits over a 1” PVC barrel, relatively small, goes far, is accurate, and mass producible with common materials. So here it goes.
Foam insulator that fits around 1” PVC
Hot glue gun and glue
Utility knife or scissors
6” 1” PVC barrel
This is what you will be making:
Make sure there’s at least 6” of 1” PVC sticking out the end of your Titan or other gun with comparable firepower (bbb, bb, etc.) Put it in however you can. Now onto the rockets.
Cut your foam insulator around 5 ¾” long. Make sure it’s as even as you can get it.
Take 9 bb’s and wrap them up in masking tape to make the weight for the rocket.
Put two cotton balls wrapped in masking tape in one side of the foam insulator, and hot glue them in so there is a seal all around it. Try not to melt the foam too much.
Put the weight on top, and try to center it as best you can. Glue it in there.
Put one cotton ball on the top, and start wrapping the entire front with e-tape until you get it even and without ridges. It takes some practice.
With the Titan
With the Titan, these things almost double the ranges of the stock rocket. I’m guessing they go about 60ish ft, maybe lower. They are very accurate; I hit the back of my deck chair from 35ft away. You may ask why they don’t have fins, that’s because I found they work better without fins.
So I hope you liked the writeup and consider doing it. And if you want to make many of theses, it’s easier to do it in an assembly-line like fashion.
Any questions, comments, or parts you were unclear about?
Edited by Lt. Stefan, 24 April 2009 - 08:01 PM.