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after watching your video I'm lol so hard I can hardly type.
For it has come to this.
Another option is a stone broke and thats a splinter. Like a stone ruler snapping.
Oh, I'm not criticizing, it's the way to go. It struck me as funny. But I did go back to watch it again, and you changed your video, so I'm not lol as much anymore. The first one was much funnier when your first attempt failed. Now I hope it gets a million hits, but I'm lucky I saw it before the fix. Thanks.
For the rock to be propelled I used one with a flattish shape , rounded edges, and a slightly gritty texture. This is probably flatter and smoother than than Mars object, and so, more inclined to jump. For the simulated wheel I used a couple of rocks with curved edges, held vertically.
reply to post by Ross 54
From my experiments, it's more a question of shape than weight.
Coins, with a slight ridge on the edge, jumped vertically, a lithium battery from a watch, with slightly round edges, jumped some 15 times it's diameter.
PS: what kind of rock did you use for those experiments?
reply to post by Arken
What about the area next to the rock? Looks like an impression of something that "was" there?