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0FNC: Some history

You don’t see a lot of finless rockets like the Rxiiiab, but they’ve been around for ages. Of course there was Centuri’s The Point, and others in a similar vein like the Odd’l Rockets  338 more words

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Rocketry goals review for Aug 2015

August is peak rocketry.

  1. Level 1 certification Did that in June.
  2. Fly an I motor Done! Flew my Excel on a Ceseroni 364I212.
  3. Put an entry (however pathetic) into at least four club launch contests and four club launch themes…
  4. 364 more words
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CST #311: Is the Pope in a Bikini?


Shooing off rockets and looking at trailers! It’s small town excitement this week on CST.

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Fundamentals of the Faith by Peter Kreeft… 27 more words


Building the (scratch) Rxiiiab (part 3)

I painted the Rxiiiab. Plain navy blue. Perhaps I should have worked on reducing the nose weight first. Well, never mind; it’s a prototype, paint is a bonus.

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Building the (scratch) Big Blinka (part 4)

I painted Big Blinka: plain gloss black. Not the foam or the nose cone, obvs. Shock cord’s been re-attached with a trifold.(Solid black would be a bad color for a night launch rocket, if the LEDs fail, but I figure this has enough white on it. 8 more words

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Building the Excelsior Honest Goon (part 3)

Well, finally. The number of embarrassing goofs I made in finishing the Honest Goon was, well, embarrassing. I’m surprised it came out looking as good as it does. 23 more words

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