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Building a Bohica's Dead Ringer / Bad Cholesterol / Mosquito / Mega Mosquito (part 5 / 8 / 2 / 4, possibly)

Sometime before September I’m intending to build a plastic model conversion, and since I haven’t built a plastic model, unconverted, since I was about twelve (and was pretty lame at it then, too), I’m building one as a warmup / learning process. 166 more words

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Esteaster

Estes is at it again. There’s one rocket on their Clearance (Specials) page, but I see 26 besides that one marked with an Easter egg and discounted. 138 more words

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Last year The Rocketry Forum was sold to Group Builder, Inc., a company that monetizes online forums by turning them into advertising click farms. Not that they were going to do that to TRF.

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Building a Mega Mosquito (part 3)

I put a fillet on top of the centering ring formerly known as rear, and while I was poking glue down there with a stick, I did put a cardboard patch over the hook slot. 174 more words

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Building a Mega Mosquito (part 2)

So, yeah, I glued in the motor mount this morning, using Aleene’s Tacky Glue, and yellow glue fillets. It worked fine, except for one little detail: 118 more words

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Unstuck

Last August, when I’d been having problems with motor mounts and couplers getting “grabbed” in the wrong position when using yellow glue, I was looking for solutions… 247 more words

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Building a Mosquito (part 1) / Building a Mega Mosquito (part 1)

I ought to be spending my time sanding and filling the rockets I’ve primered, getting them ready for the next painting opportunity (forecast, by the way: High tomorrow 73°F; Tuesday, 2 inches of snow. 603 more words

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