Today, 04:35 AM
Looks very similar to the US Rockets "18mm Rear Eject" model. I built and flew one last year. Just make sure your chute ejects properly or else it...
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Today, 04:25 AM
I just turned into a BAR after re-entering the hobby with my young son two+ years ago. Look for a club in your area (check out NAR.org), for several...
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Today, 04:19 AM
Note that the *new* version of the Jolly Logic 2 does not fit in a BT20, whereas the old one did. But the display on the new one is really nice.
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Today, 04:16 AM
See the NAR website for certification info. Some very helpful info at the Apogee Components site as well.
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Today, 04:10 AM
I've had good results with papering, then when that's dry, I smear on a thin layer of CA. After this I can sand the fins quite smooth.
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Yesterday, 07:48 AM
You say "new igniters, motors, everything". One would assume that includes batteries, which others have mentioned.
It seems unlikely that this would...
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Yesterday, 07:42 AM
Entered the final phase of assembly on our super-duper 4-pad launch controller. My seven year old, who is already into electronics, is dazzled by the...
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Yesterday, 07:30 AM
Yes - it is wrong that you just want to build and launch a ***few*** rockets. ;)
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Yesterday, 07:26 AM
Count me in - I could use any of the prizes.
But I have to question the "25 post" requirement. While I think it is a good thing in general to...
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Yesterday, 07:23 AM
It's a matter of degrees, and in the absence of an accumulation of reliable data, I think it could be said that any launch poses a finite fire risk,...
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Yesterday, 07:11 AM
Thanks to the original poster for this thread. While I know there are arguments from both "sides" - and I agree that this thread is not the place for...
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Yesterday, 07:08 AM
I recently did my L1 certification on a CTI H120 (followed soon after by a couple more flights). I've never used Aerotech reloadable motors, but the...
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Yesterday, 07:03 AM
I love the fact that there are so many directions to explore with it: performance, modeling craftsmanship, payloads, high power, running across...
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22nd September 2014, 05:45 AM
My latest payload consisted of a GPS, barometric pressure sensor, and triple-axis accelerometer, all connected to an Arduino micro that logged the...
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12th September 2014, 06:30 PM
I *love* my Maxi Alpha 3, for the same reasons as others - flies well, etc. And yes, I had to reinforce the fins.
It was the first rocket I bought...
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