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It isn’t even remotely a US holiday weekend (it’s not even a weekend), but Estes is doing the sale thing again anyway.

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Building the Estes Xarconian Cruiser (part 11)

After experimenting on an uncommitted motor hook, I decided to proceed with Operation Hookbender.

I used two long nose pliers to more or less straighten out the motor hook, then bend the tip over. 184 more words

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Building the Estes Xarconian Cruiser (part 10)

If you’ve been reading these posts with bated breath, waiting in dreadful anticipation of the moment when I screw up royally, you can relax now. 596 more words

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Building the Estes Xarconian Cruiser (part 9)

Cold week, cold basement. Busy with other things. Excuses excuses.

I cleaned up the pod ends with sandpaper. They were kind of gloppy. I should’ve waited until I got new thin CA instead of trying to use the thickened stuff. 347 more words

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On YORF, Sheryl McLawhorn writes:

I am happy to announce that Semroc now has a new owner. I am sure most of you know Randy Boadway of erockets.

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