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Pop Pop Putt Putt boat Shortened How to Make a Simple Pop Pop Boat 2 days ago   16:52

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I haven't built one of these since 2015 and I had forgotten how satisfying they are to watch when you get them going.
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Daryl Foster's last video https://ai-tube.com/videoai/1lLIUsokX9t

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Main Components
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Copper or brass tube - this one looks like 6mm diameter
Lip Balm container
Tea light - at least 4
Aluminium tray
Solder
Glue

Some history on Pop Pop boats you look at this Wikipedia link on the subject http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop_pop_boat they have been around since at least 1891 when a patent was filed by a Frenchman named Thomas Piot.

HOW DOES IT WORK?
Water in the boiler is turned to steam. The steam has a greater volume than the water so it pushes out of the boiler and down the tube. In the tube it cools, condenses and contracts so it is drawn back into the boiler and the process repeats. The action of the steam pushing into the tube pushes the existing water in the tube out the back and that drives the boat forwards. The steam condensing and contracting draws water back into the tube ready for the next push.
If your next question is "why doesn't the boat oscillate backwards and forwards due to this push-pull effect?" try blowing a candle out and then try sucking a candle out and you will see the blow is fairly directional but the suck is not.

Daryl Foster devotes his channel to Putt Putt boats and here is the first one on his channel also back in 2009 https://ai-tube.com/videoai/4Gmujsvg6rH
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Here is the link to DaveHax tutorial which I found excellent https://ai-tube.com/videoai/0xv9Xgn8t14

sciencetoymaker has a full step by step tutorial series on putt putt (pop pop) boats starting in January 2009 with episode 1 here https://ai-tube.com/videoai/2MS0zwehNkZ

Here is a good video on tweaking the speed of these boats https://ai-tube.com/videoai/C2foFX79r4t

This link that explains the general annealing process without getting too technical http://steamshed.com/annealing%20process.html and here is a YouTube video on the subject by George Goehl https://ai-tube.com/videoai/3wFm11ym8ZN

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How to Make a Simple Pop Pop Boat Pop Pop Putt Putt boat Shortened 2 days ago   11:53

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How to make a simple pop pop boat from house hold materials. This video tutorial shows you a step by step guide for making a model pop pop ( put put ) boat from an empty coca cola can, a juice carton, 2 straws and some blu-tack. Easy and great fun idea to make with kids. Use an Epoxy glue rather then blu-tack to make the boiler stronger and last longer.

Be Careful not to cut yourself on sharp drinks can, you may want to wear safety gloves.

Music: Plucky Daisy - Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)