DIY HACK – The Redneck 30 minute hovercraft using cardboard box and save precious resources too!

The Redneck 30 minute hovercraft using cardboard box and save precious resources too!

Yep, you CAN make a hovercraft during your lunch break now. Just follow the directions!

I built a working hovercraft using cardboard and a shop vacuum in 30 minutes.

You can build a hovercraft quickly and easily using cardboard, duct tape, and a vacuum. There are excellent instructions available on the Internet. I adapted these standard instructions by substituting cardboard for plywood. In fact you build a hovercraft out of most anything that’s more or less airtight.

You can ride your hovercraft outside by using a gas powered leaf blower instead of a vacuum. Don’t use a leaf blower indoors because they are very loud and create smoke. One problem you will encounter outside is that there are few flat surfaces. Tennis courts work well. If you try to ride on the road you will quickly end up in the ditch since roads have a convex surface that keeps rainwater from building up.

Well… you CAN make an alarm system in 3 minutes too… (That means you can make 10 alarm systems for the time it takes to make 1 hovercraft…)

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11 Responses to DIY HACK – The Redneck 30 minute hovercraft using cardboard box and save precious resources too!

  1. girrrrrrr2 says:

    i wonder how well this will work on the dirt/gravel/sand… i mean in the way of how long the bag will stand itself/you up…

  2. Brian Gaut says:

    It should work on the sand ok… and it would work on gravel as long as there arent any huge rocks that stick up that might tear the plastic

  3. Carl says:

    “make an alarm system in 3 minutes”

    Thats the guy who got me into there is a bunch of videos on youtube and this guy uses Cubloc by comfile (Some fantastic gear there)

    If anyone in the video knows the guy in the “make an alarm system in 3 minutes” video ask him to do more projects with Cubloc gear 🙂

  4. Bill says:

    As popular and funny as it seems, the word “redneck” is a racist term, aimed only at whites. It’s all or nothing, guys. If it’s not PC to call Mexicans “wetbacks” and blacks “niggers”, we also shouldn’t be calling whites “rednecks”.

  5. Brian Gaut says:

    bah… i dont think ‘redneck’ is racist…. its more of a term describing ones upbringing… kinda like you would call a blonde a bimbo, or a snob, or a valley girl…. its not technically racist…

    hell, i gots me some redneck in me myself ya know

  6. Raul says:

    looks prerry cool

  7. Carl says:

    What about the game “Redneck Rampage” imho a fantastic game.

  8. girrrrrrr2 says:

    ‘ey i live out yonder ‘ere in redneck county… and us all out ‘ere are proud about bein a redneck…

  9. Izl says:

    Wireless please 🙂

  10. girrrrrrr2 says:


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