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Travis builds a Climbing System using two vacuums. Hell attach hand-holds and a switching system to allow each vacuum paddle to release. Michael creates a backpack to hold both vacuums and theyre ready to put the system to the test.

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The Rednecks want to create a cheap, reusable rocket-powered truck, and Travis thinks he has the answer: a hybrid rocket engine. It's rare in the hobby rocket world, but a hybrid rocket has more control because it combines two forms of fuel—a solid and a gas.