Video: Riding A Jet Powered Shopping Cart

The important question: “Why?”

You can’t just snag a shopping cart from the local grocery store and rip it down a track. It requires some mods to get up to speed. McKeown’s cart has go-kart wheels and is equipped with a jet engine that is normally used in Chinook helicopters to help power up the main engine.

McKeown recalls having his shoe laces blown clean off by the exhaust the first time he stepped over the gas turbine engine. The engine was acquired from eBay and will go back up for auction once all the shopping cart runs are done.

Here’s the video…

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Looks a little goofy if you ask me.