Today, 03:07 AM
Jim musta took creative writing when the class was available in Jr. High School. (that's what it was called back in those days) What's a build thread...
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Today, 12:43 AM
I'm reasonably certain, than in a given amount of time, that EVERYONE will experience a "lawn dart." Just like CATOS and crashes, grass slitherers,...
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Yesterday, 08:43 PM
I brought that same thought up once before and a fella from Estes (Begar69) said that the customers prefered it that way. Speaking for myself—I...
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Yesterday, 02:44 AM
Google is your friend. I'm a firm believer.
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Yesterday, 02:21 AM
Not so fast. I've ordered blocks from this distributor and the balsa has always been top quality. They carry 4" x 4"....
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22nd July 2014, 10:59 PM
I'm a baaaaad ole pooty tat! I forgot to post this earlier. Happy Day ole friend.
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22nd July 2014, 10:51 PM
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22nd July 2014, 04:39 PM
I bought one in the early nineties. Sometimes it's fine, sometimes it needs a bit of tweaking. I really don't have too much of a problem with it. It...
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21st July 2014, 03:25 PM
Southern Thunder was last month in Manchester TN about 150 miles from Knoxville. Bit late for that event though....
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20th July 2014, 01:31 AM
Seems to me, those folks near pad 4 on that Spitfire launch were in rather close (or too close) proximity of that rocket. Is that not an issue here?...
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16th July 2014, 02:03 AM
Ooooh! I like your style. I have something similar, and I don't have a finish photo, but it's going up in a couple of weeks. I call it, Dorian's...
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15th July 2014, 08:20 PM
Looking at the photo of the bottom of the bag: That hole wasn't made by age as stated. Curly, lettuce-like tears are what happens when a bag is...
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12th July 2014, 02:49 AM
My rocketry bucket list is kinda short honestly. I'd like to go to NARAM, meet Vern Estes, and have him sign my Big Bertha, and launch all of my...
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11th July 2014, 06:03 PM
Really nice work with the frisket and airbrush. A fine looking rocket.
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11th July 2014, 02:39 AM
I have experienced that here before. Some folks assume too quickly anymore. Narrow minds have narrow thoughts. Not everyone sees from the same eyes....
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10th July 2014, 02:28 PM
This thread no longer resides with the other Centuri kits. It needs to find home again.
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10th July 2014, 02:22 PM
Shouldn't this be in the Centuri Gallery? It was originally a Centuri kit.
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9th July 2014, 09:48 PM
Your Vagabond turned out quite nicely. I see also, that you have been giving those stripes a good work out. I prolly should break down and go ahead...
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9th July 2014, 08:22 PM
Nice sign "Bertoli". Who made that for ya?
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7th July 2014, 02:37 AM
10 years ago I lost a job at a corp that did trade shows. I was the Autocad drafter that designed the floor plans for said trade shows. Pretty easy...
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3rd July 2014, 04:42 PM
I have bunches, but use just my CATO's and Top Flights for the most part. I'll use the factory 'chutes in the small rockets where nylon won't fit.
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3rd July 2014, 04:36 PM
Lost my first Swift on the first flight in similar circumstances. Little to no wind at ground level. Plugged an A10-3T in it. It went up, well......
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3rd July 2014, 02:14 AM
Why didn't you just weigh in on one of the hundreds of threads already covering this? This had been questioned for decades and there is NO end...
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1st July 2014, 04:13 PM
Ya'll should be paying attention to Rhona Mitra, who is very real. I could care less about the fake weapons.
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30th June 2014, 09:15 PM
It's latest scheme and the Hy-V—which is very close. The decals in the kit don't go all the way around the body tube. Too short. You'd think they'd...
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28th June 2014, 09:33 PM
I'm a long way from any expert advice on this subject, but one thing I have learned is, Weather dot com, like any other weather site, readings are...
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28th June 2014, 02:00 AM
Just another con man man lookin' for a sucker. What ppl won't do for money anymore.....
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27th June 2014, 02:45 AM
Providing the weather is friendly and won't cause a sun stroke, I'm good for one of Chuck's designs as long as it isn't a yellow or white shirt.
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26th June 2014, 02:57 PM
The plan for kit #1326, Colossus, is available at www.estesrockets.com
Look in the Archive.
Each of the four sections of the BT-80 used for the...
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