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Secret

Today was the day of Walt’s Secret Santa event. I showed up around 8:30 am with a laptop and monitor to run a rocketry slide show on, and four of my medium power rockets… figuring that other club members would have the low power end covered pretty thoroughly. 263 more words

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Not building the Estes D-Region Tomahawk (part –1)

I haven’t posted any updates on the DRT, mainly because there hasn’t been much of anything to update about. Partly that was because I was out of town for part of the week before last, and then apparently picked up a cold on the way home which did me in for a couple days last week. 257 more words

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Procrastination rewarded

A black powder booster motor, one ending in “-0″, has no delay charge, no ejection charge, no clay cap. When the propellant burns through it sends hot combustion products forward where they can ignite the next stage’s motor. 1,013 more words

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New page: For beginners

After responding to a newcomer in the Google+ Model Rockets community I decided to expand on that a bit and make a page of good resources for rocketry beginners and new returnees to the hobby. Take a look here.

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Building the Estes D-Region Tomahawk (part 3)

I am not exactly setting speed records here. But I’m okay with that.

This white tubing has wider spirals than the brown tubing Estes often uses. 173 more words

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A case of the vapors

I just removed three companies from the Kit and plan pak producers links list. One was Badd Azz Rocketry, which announced it was shutting down in August and indeed seems to have done so — the web site’s gone, anyway. 306 more words

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Rocketry goals review for October 2014

Here’s how my 2014 rocketry goals are going. I didn’t launch anything this month, so the launchy sorts of goals once again didn’t go so well, and I’ve been spending less time building lately too. 501 more words

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