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The term "jet pack" commonly conjures science fiction imagery of brave pilots with rockets strapped to their backs, propelled through the sky by afterburners full of fire and fury. But, what if we replaced those hot flames with cool jets of water, and swapped the fictitious rocketeer for our own Bradley Hasemeyer? Introducing the water-propelled Jetlev R200.

Category: Weird

Tags: jet pack, jetlev, jetlev r200
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peoplepersons

And lets say it breaks down. The line breaks or you run out of fuel. Can you sit on the boat part and get help or steer it back to shore? Doesn't look like you can. What are the legalities of this thing? Can it go in lakes or only the ocean? Since most oceans have big waves you would think you would be pretty limited to where you can take it. How do you get the darn thing out of the water? Is it classified as a 40ft. boat considering it's length. If so it needs a lot more security items then it looks like it can hold.

August 04 2011 at 9:36 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
speedy

SHARKS HAVE TO BE ATTRACTED TO THE COMMOTION ON THE SURFACE !!!

July 27 2011 at 2:10 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
speedy

SHARKS HAVE TO BE ATTRACTED TO THE CO
MMOTION ON THE SURFACE !!!

July 27 2011 at 2:10 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
jwyoming54

gnight

July 18 2011 at 9:21 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
Alphonso Carioti

He's tethered and limited to water runs - otherwise, a very nice attempt.

July 15 2011 at 10:54 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
Christopher

Can I get it with a Bimini top? lol

July 13 2011 at 4:14 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
john714cook

Two items-Never got to see under the hood (vital to 'what' portion of story.) Other: attitude could be buffered with 2:1 gear ration from handle to jet (basic easy fix) Oh wait, there is a third: It costs $700K dog dollars-No Sale

July 13 2011 at 12:52 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
lbislandhoppers

I guess you are all too young to remember back in the '50s when a company named Reaction Motors (later Thiokol) had a real test pilot and a project called the Grasshopper. It was a rocket propelled back pack and he was a real Rocketeer not ficticious. His picture was on the cover of Life Magazine. If anyone remembers that!

July 12 2011 at 10:22 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
Vineyard89

This thing looks pretty cool/

July 12 2011 at 10:17 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
bnmrcr

Truly a wonder.

July 12 2011 at 10:14 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

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