Match Rocket - 60 Foot Ultimate Matchbox Rocket

  • Published on Feb 26, 2016
    Here we take a look at how to make a match rocket in only 60 seconds that will fly up to 60 feet, all on the power of a single match head. If you need help, or my free match head rocket template plans in PDF format, visit the website link above.
    I've always loved making matchstick rockets, and like many others here on TheXvid they commonly top out for flight distance at about 20 - 40 feet, similar to my results as a kid. So I decided to go back to the drawing board and try to squeeze every ounce of power out of them just for fun. The result? I think we have the ultimate long distance matchbox rocket capable of over 40 feet, and up to 60 feet, all out of a single matchstick.
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    Copying anything you see in this video or on the website is done at your own risk entirely, the purpose of the video is to entertain and educate.
    Matches by their very nature are a fire hazard, not only directly but indirectly. Although these mini matchstick rockets are relatively safe to build, they may blow out hot or flaming particles of light match debris. These hot particles are definitely a hazard to anything flammable inside or outside the home, think carpets, furnishings and dry grass etc. On occasion you may also get a rocket explode, this can shoot out aluminum foil and particles that could hit your eyes, so eye protection should be worn. Finally it should be noted that the rocket casings are hot when they land, and they may damage delicate surfaces or soft furnishings. This should not be copied by anyone under 18 without adult supervision.
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Comments • 1 610

  • Am Automatic transmission Su Ka 2aZE-fe

    I would use them to shoot my mates

  • Owen Parker Koziol
    Owen Parker Koziol 5 days ago

    CGI! 6:07

  • Robert K Brooks
    Robert K Brooks 16 days ago

    I use to make them out of paper matches and get a 20' shot. Love your idea and plan to try it.
    A1 Engineering...

  • John Rodri
    John Rodri 25 days ago

    Tried it failure matches I own are trash

  • ItsEdgeBros
    ItsEdgeBros Month ago

    Rocket can be within 60 seconds
    *Looks at video length*

    DIY TEK NUT Month ago

    My brothers in the eye hospital

  • Dhruba paul
    Dhruba paul Month ago

    I think that I have made the best rocket Apollo11

  • Dan
    Dan 2 months ago

    Try and build katyusha rockets using this method, stick a lot of these onto a truck and light em up

  • Johann Schmidt
    Johann Schmidt 2 months ago

    How much would it cost to mass produce these for an army of 200 (asking for a friend)

  • D E X DEAD
    D E X DEAD 2 months ago

    I tried making one it burst and did fly for few cms ....... happiness intensifies 😲😲😲😲

  • Inferno
    Inferno 3 months ago

    Who used it in the Amazon?

  • Chest man YT
    Chest man YT 3 months ago

    The legend is born...

  • A K Shukla
    A K Shukla 4 months ago

    Thanks bro

  • armin remulla
    armin remulla 4 months ago

    Warning:only launch these at very wide places

  • armin remulla
    armin remulla 4 months ago

    Sweet I can make a wooden katyusha rockets with this

  • Sam Cool
    Sam Cool 4 months ago

    You copied King of random

    • BrainfooTV
      BrainfooTV  4 months ago +1

      Check again you will see many improvements over the project TKOR made. And cool though it is Grant did not invent match rockets. Grant did inspire me to start a TheXvid channel, and this was one of my first projects, so that is why it is probably too close to grants style. RIP Grant.

  • guy c
    guy c 4 months ago

    Do you think that you could add a little warhead using match powder for a percussion bang?

  • Adecodoo
    Adecodoo 4 months ago +1

    I poked my eye with this..

  • t 1 01
    t 1 01 4 months ago

    What about a guidance system tho.😃

  • Noah Stirrat
    Noah Stirrat 4 months ago +1

    You copy righted a video you stole from the king of random

  • TNTgamer 5742
    TNTgamer 5742 5 months ago

    60 seconds built 7:29 minutes video

  • lord dragon
    lord dragon 5 months ago

    Oh gosh i want that can soo bad

  • elli003
    elli003 5 months ago


  • Lee Fithian
    Lee Fithian 5 months ago

    The range on these exceeds the ballistic match head treaty of 1984 backyard BBQ sanctions are being imposed at the rate of one shrimp not on the Barbie per hour until you move your rocked back

  • Jorge Reina
    Jorge Reina 5 months ago

    ¿Y cual es el sentido de todo eso?

  • MJY Animations
    MJY Animations 5 months ago

    My match simply poked a hole in the foil

  • lukiitaas
    lukiitaas 5 months ago

    Pero cállate un momento en el vídeo hijo de puta

  • D16
    D16 5 months ago

    TheXvid is made for channels Like @BrainfooTV

  • grappler185
    grappler185 5 months ago

    Hey thanks, I'm going to make this a project for me to do with my grandkids.

  • Cat Knip
    Cat Knip 5 months ago

    what happened to ur thumbnail on you thumbnail pic

  • muffoins
    muffoins 6 months ago

    You guys can say what ever you say but i can t say thats a (rocket) well the reason is its not like rockets go like they put fire out to fire co.2 out there to lift of but that uses pressure camber lift off so i mean in pressures the top part when it too huge so it can t keep it it fire out and push it avay and fast begos pressuuuur but it will lose to same size solid booster not kiding

  • david schudrich
    david schudrich 6 months ago

    Now you gotta make giant matchstick rockets

  • ICUpopaVictorSierra 31
    ICUpopaVictorSierra 31 6 months ago

    I used two match heads and it almost went across the Pacific Ocean...

  • Gcal1956
    Gcal1956 6 months ago

    Don’t let convicts in prison see this. They will be shooting each other in the eyes and necks before u know it.

  • Gauthaman GKY
    Gauthaman GKY 7 months ago

    very superb and got idea to do that... thanks brainfoo

  • Jose Litson
    Jose Litson 7 months ago +1

    I legendary youtuber's first video!!

  • yo pro 69
    yo pro 69 7 months ago

    Please refresh or concerns regarding this Man

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    yo pro 69 7 months ago

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    yo pro 69 7 months ago

    I have any other information in the trouble finding out more information in this email has changed to the trouble getting a little more information about the whole thing was the first to review this Man wears the name of your website I am looking to get the trouble with a job at your earliest response and parents are in a good day I am looking to get the name and I will be a part time and I have a great weekend I will be able and willing and

  • Aarambh Verma
    Aarambh Verma 7 months ago +1

    Now I just need a space shuttle to start my journey to Mars!
    Tiny man spotted😁

  • BoneYard
    BoneYard 7 months ago

    if you crush 10 match heads, make the tube then pack in the powder it will go further

  • Ranjit Singh
    Ranjit Singh 7 months ago


  • Beep Beep Gamer
    Beep Beep Gamer 7 months ago


  • Sam Armstrong
    Sam Armstrong 8 months ago

    I was gonna do this but then I remembered I need the foil for heroin use.

  • Yuri Travels
    Yuri Travels 8 months ago

    At 4:10 when mate starting to roll joints oho rockets i knew he is my man! You go bro!

  • parvesh yadav
    parvesh yadav 8 months ago

    Give Me More Rocket video and free plan by PDF

  • Mock Nugget
    Mock Nugget 8 months ago

    I was here when this video was still at 16k views

  • иван иванов
    иван иванов 8 months ago

    Поучитесь у России ракеты делать! Ахахахахахах

  • ƆǝԀS _
    ƆǝԀS _ 9 months ago

    One of my rockets hit my mom in the eye and now I'm grounded thanks a lot

  • 6977warrior1
    6977warrior1 9 months ago +1

    Instructions unclear; penis stuck in matchbox.

  • Joseph Abboud
    Joseph Abboud 9 months ago

    I might try to incorporate this into a RC plane. My friend and I are making RC planes with airsoft guns on them and then we’ll dogfight, the rockets would add a little more fun.

  • Event Horizon
    Event Horizon 9 months ago

    Hi great video and creation.I happened on to this video and saved it for my watch later and wow amazing lol, im so into stuff like this ,i used to do model rocketry and your bang on in your description .I find the casing to be key and the more power you put to it the thicker the casing anyway i subbed to your channel and hope its still up cause its 2016 video take care my friend and please put out more stuff like this.

  • ResidentEvil302 Rican215usa

    I have all of this ima make 1

  • Mary Cleary
    Mary Cleary 9 months ago

    You just copied the king of random

  • chao fang
    chao fang 10 months ago


  • Suma
    Suma 10 months ago

    They asked, build a rocket.
    Me: Builds this
    Also me: Does nothing the next 2 weeks because i'm done with the project.

  • Ross Anderson
    Ross Anderson 10 months ago

    I used to do this when I was a kid. Sixty years ago. Match project indeed. Ha ha ha

  • Julie Majova
    Julie Majova 10 months ago +1


  • Mikhel Rowssen
    Mikhel Rowssen 10 months ago +2

    Instructions unclear, accidentally made an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

  • Joe De Mora
    Joe De Mora 10 months ago

    Are you Callum’s Corner?