1st November 2016, 02:55 PM
Secret Santa 2016
Secret Santa 2016
Once again it’s time for Secret Santa! Christmas time is fast approaching and all the elves here at the North Pole are busy working overtime to make sure all the good boys and girls get all the rockets, motors, and accessories they deserve.
PAPA ELF SPECIAL:
To encourage more people to sign up and not wait till the last day, Papa Elf will send a special gift to one lucky participant. Every person who signs up will be entered in a drawing. Their name will be entered in the drawing daily starting the day they sign up, till Thanksgiving Day. So, the sooner you sign up, the more entries you get! (note – if you want to opt out of the drawing, please let Papa Elf know when you submit your entry)
- First Rule of Secret Santa is talk about Secret Santa!
- Second Rule of Secret Santa is talk about Secret Santa! (Bonus gift for the first person to name the movie reference :P. Just checking to see who reads the rules)
- Speaking of Rules, Read the Rules
- DO NOT PARTICIPATE IF YOU HAVE NO INTENTION OF SENDING A GIFT
- Signup deadline will be Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 24th at 11:59pm. You will be contacted via e-mail with your recipients name, TRF handle, address, and wish list starting as early as November 25th
- Feel free to post your wishlist within this thread too. It is fun to see what other people are wishing for.
- You are encouraged to change your signature to advertise this event.
- Buy a gift for your recipient. How much you spend is optional, but typically most people spend about $20-$30 for their recipient. Participating vendors will be posted in another thread soon.
- Contact Papa Elf and let him know the gift is ordered.
- Receive your gift and report you got something in the mail.
- Christmas Morning - open your gift! Woe to the one that opens their gift early!
- Post whatcha got and guess who sent it. Don’t forget to say thanks
HOW TO SIGN UP!
If you want to participate, send an e-mail titled "Secret Santa 2016" to "SecretSanta@pvbi.edu". Note: the old n3tjm e-mail will still work. In the e-mail, include the following information:
Please start a new line for each field, this makes it easier to enter the data into Papa Elf's spread sheet of good boys and girls. Your Phone number will remain private, Papa Elf just needs it in case he needs to contact you.
Example: (This is Papa Elf's actual wishlist)
Douglas Gardei <Enter>
125 Penn View Drive <Enter>
Penns Creek, PA 17862 <Enter>
Aerotech: Arreaux, Barracuda, Cheetah, G-Force, Initiator, Sumo, RMS 29/120, 180, 240, 360, RMS 38mm Set, RMS 54-1706 case and K550 load.
Estes: Airborne Surveillance Missile, Alien Invader, Argent PS, Ascender PS, Astron Elliptic II, Astron Sky Dart II, Black Star Voyager, Blast Off Flight Pack, Blue Ninja, Bundle 1, 2 , and/or 3, Christmas Ornaments, Cobra, Conquest, Crossbow SST, Dark Silver, Der Red Max, Designer Kit Special, Eliminator-E, EPM 010, Equinox, Executioner, Expedition, Firebolt, Fletcher, Fusion X25, Goblin, Honest John, HiFlier XL, Indicator, Interceptor E, Jetliner Mini, Laser Lance, Little Joe II, Load Star, Long Tom, Magician, Majestic PS, Mammoth, Maxi Alpha III, Mega Der Red Max, Mercury Redstone, Mini Max, MIRV, Nike Apache, Nike Smoke, Nike Smoke PS, Outlander, Panavia, Partizon PS, Phoenix Bird, Photon Probe, Puma, Quinstar Red, Green, Gold, Yellow, or Pink Crayon, Sahara, Satellite Interceptor, Saturn V, Scion, Scorpion, Screaming Eagle, Shuttle, SLV, Solar Warrior, Space Shuttle, Star Orbiter, STM 012, Stormcaster, Stratocruiser, Super Neon, Super Nova, Trajector PS, Twin Factor, Vector Force, Ventris PS, V2;. E12-0, E16-0. E16-4, F15-0 and/or F15-4 motors.
Dynasoar - IntR/Ceptor, Spyplane, X-plane RC Kits.
Fliskits: Adfecta, Buckshot, Celtic Thunder, Cut Away Model Rocket Motor, Decim8, dooDad, Doubles, Journeyman, K’tng’a, L-13, Mercury Redstone, M.A.C.M.E. Shrew, Mako, MIRA, Nantucket Sound, Narhams Gold, Nell, Proxima Centauri, S.P.A.D., Tesla, Tiberius, Trifecta, V2, V2-WAC Bumper;
Loc: Expediter, Minie Magg, Phoenix Barebone Kit, Star Fighter 152, Viper III or IV, Warlock
Pemberton Technologies: Bucky Jones, Space Ark;
Quest B6-4, C6-3, C6-5 motors, 24pk igniters, Aerospace One, Full Betty, SHX Stilleto.
Semroc – Baby Orion, Der V-1.5, Geehod, Little Joe II, Mars Lander, Moon Glo, Orbital Transport, Satellite Killer, Saturn 1B, SLS Lil' Hustler, Starship Excaliber, Space Shuttle, Yung’un’s Nuke.
Other: CTI E75 Motors. CTI 24mm 2 grain case, closures, Possibly Loads.
Pack of F24-4W and F35-5W’s from Hobbylinc.
Any G Reloads from Hobbylinc
AMW Gift Certificate
Hobbylinc Gift Certificate
Performance Hobbies Gift Certificate
Gift visa to buy Gas.
Anything from Wildman
Anything you think Papa Elf would like.
Last edited by n3tjm; 1st November 2016 at 02:59 PM.
1st November 2016, 03:35 PM
I know some of this stuff may be a bit pricey. I am trying to include a variety. This list will be updated regularly as more ideas come to mind. I won't bombard Papa Elf with emails, so whoever gets my name check back here regularly, maybe something more affordable will show up.
LOC Iroc (Hey my Secret Santa may be overly generous)
Scratch built design in my head:
3" body tube - LOC, Binder or blue tube (even better)
54mm body tube - LOC, Binder or blue tube (even better)
3" Nose cone
48" X-Type chute
12" X-type parachute
Hardware: used is fine if you have some you no longer fly, just as long as they are safe and flight worthy
Aerotech compatible: 29/180 case, 38/120 case, 38/480 case - I have closures, but they would be nice too
Any Loki 38mm motor (120, 240, 480)
Aerotech 38mm reload adaptor system
2.6" fiberglass Goblin
3" Little John
Eggtimer Rocketry Classic or Quantum (if it is assembled and operational, that is absolutely okay)
Perfectflite Stratologger CF
18x18 chute protector
Missileworks screw switches
RRC2+ 38mm Li-Ion Modular Sled System
Nomex shock cord protector
I will appreciate anything I get and will incorporate into a build in some form or fashion, it just may take a while.
Last edited by MikeyDSlagle; 27th November 2016 at 11:16 PM.
Reason: Added WishList
Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool.
Level 1: Danger Close ---AT H123W to 1240'--- 29 OCT 2016
1st November 2016, 03:57 PM
I'm in too! Work on list later.
1st November 2016, 04:22 PM
Fight club, and I'll send the email.
Dynasoar: Hypersonic II
Aerotech: E6-RC loads, 29/40-120 loads
Fliskits or Squirrelworks: Anything unique and fun, lots of options from both of them.
Estes: Nike Smoke, Nike Smoke PS, Saturn V
Pemberton: Kraken, King Kraken
Loki/Binder/AMW: 38mm or 75mm snap-ring cases
Polecat: 10" Nike Smoke
RCS: Bucket of AP
Anything else you think I might like
Last edited by ttabbal; 1st November 2016 at 04:51 PM.
Reason: Adding wishlist
1st November 2016, 04:27 PM
Had a great time on the summer one, I'm in!
List sent :-)
Aerotech: Cheetah / Generic, Initiator, Arreaux, IQSY, Barracuda
ASP : Way Two High, 24 / 18 WAC Corporal / Tiny Tim
Estes: Ascender, Prowler, PSII Nike Smoke
GMA: 13/18/24mm EX gear
LOC : Aura, Minie Magg, Warlock :-P
Loki : 38-120 motor, g66lr, g80lw, g70ct
modelrockets.us : Super Centauri + Boostar-C / D, Mach I / Mach II / Cobra Striker
New Way : 2x4
Odd'l : Break Away
Pemberton : Kraken, King Kraken
Quest: Li'l Grunt, Minotaur
RCS: 18mm propellant grains
Rocketarium : Retro Rebel, Mega Rebel, Rebel John
Semroc: Orion, Starship Excalibur
SpaceX : Any Dragon
TLP : Folgore
Other: 54mm FG VK NC w/ phenolic or metal tip
Other : Any 24mm MD CF / FG bird, NC, or other component
Other: Any altimeter weighing less than 2g
... or a surprise!
Last edited by dhbarr; 16th November 2016 at 04:24 AM.
1st November 2016, 04:44 PM
We have a winner .
Originally Posted by ttabbal
1st November 2016, 04:52 PM
Woot! A handful of used dog barf? Burned Aerotech loads?
Originally Posted by n3tjm
1st November 2016, 04:57 PM
I am in, will post wish list later
NAR #97251, MDRA #064
L1 - Madcow Torrent
L2 - Madcow Sensor
L3 - Coming April 2017 at LDRS 36
1st November 2016, 06:02 PM
Ok email sent. Going with a slightly modified last year's list.
Estes Der Red Max, Estes Sahara, Estes Panavia, Estes Mammoth
Any Wildman kit (colored tubing is awesome)
Any Madcow kit
Any Performance Rocketry Kit
Any LOC kit
Aerotech – Sumo
Any 3”-4” fiberglass kit (non-dual deploy and 29mm/38mm/54mm motor)
AT 29/40-120 reloads
AT 24/40 Reloads (E and above)
CTI 38mm Hardware
Black Hawk Harness – 2 loop
Kevlar cord – 300 to 700 lb
Nylon parachutes – 12” to 18”
Shock cord protectors
Nomex blankets – 6” to 12”
Any Rocket Related Gift Card
Last edited by smugglervt; 4th November 2016 at 05:18 PM.
Reason: Add list
Champlain Region Model Rocket Club
L1 - 5/21/16 Estes Mega Der Red Max H128W to 1,021'
1st November 2016, 06:07 PM
I'm in too..
Anything LPR or MPR really.. Although I'd love a 2nd Aerotech 29mm 40/120 case..
Fliskits are a favorite.. And I don't have anything by Sirius Rockets or Dynastar, would love to give one of these a whirl!
I take parts too!!
NAR# 101258 - L1
I don't know the same things you don't know..
1st November 2016, 06:26 PM
It would be great if the signup and recipient list were published at least a few days before the black friday sales start so participants could have a chance to better plan what to get for their recipient.
1st November 2016, 07:12 PM
1st November 2016, 07:30 PM
I'm in again...
Any kit from Cosmodrome Rocketry
Any mid-power or high power rocket kit (Madcow, Wildman, Rocketry Warehouse, AMW, etc)
Squirrel-works - Metropolitan Police Call Box kit
fliskits - Deuce's Wild, Rose-a-roc, Frick -n- Frack, Decaffinator
Hardware/reloads: (yeah, lots of wishful thinking here... Used is great also!)
38mm Gorilla-compatible nozzles, forward bulkhead, Nozzle Washer, Snap rings, etc
38/1320 AT case
AT 24/60 case
24/40 AT reloads
29/40-120 AT reloads
AT 54/2800 case
54mm AT extended forward closure
CTI Pro 29mm 6-grain or 6xl casing
29mm HP reloads (CTI/AT)
38mm reloads (CTI/AT/Gorilla)
54mm reloads (AT)
Wildman or Hobbylinc gift certificate
Sunriver Nature Center gift certificate (local rocket supplier)
fliskits stable/unstable T-shirts
kevlar shock cords (3/16"+)
nomex - the larger size, the better. bulk is great too. I have a sewing machine, and I'm not afraid to use it!
Eggtimer Quark kits
Eggtimer TX kit
License key for Burnsim software!
Last edited by emckee; 8th November 2016 at 07:06 PM.
Reason: added Burnsim
1st November 2016, 07:45 PM
Secret Santa 2016
Any hardware or closures on this list can be used, I'm perfectly fine with that.
Aerotech 29/ 40-120 motor
Any Aerotech 38mm hardware/closures
Aerotech 29mm standard (non Hobby Line) forward and rear closures
CTI 54mm spacers/closures.
CTI 54mm 6 grain casing (that one's a stretch)
Aerotech reloads for the 29/ 40-120. Particularly the G64W or G76G in either 7 or 10 second delays.
Any 29mm Aerotech HP reload.
Wildman Demon Sport (to match my Demon 98)
Madcow gift certificate
Apogee Components gift certificate
Estes- Any of the PS II builder kits, Saturn V
Last edited by noffie79; 13th November 2016 at 01:46 AM.
L1- 10/18/15 LOC IV CTI H163
L2- 4/16/16 Madcow PAC-3 CTI J285
1st November 2016, 07:51 PM
I'm in, I'll send an email after work.
1st November 2016, 08:07 PM
Will send list ASAP after work today!
1st November 2016, 08:40 PM
I'm in too! I'll send my email as soon as I come up with a list later today.
On the Bench: NARTREK Gold, Hi-Flier XL
WANTED: Estes Kits: Space Shuttle #1284, Jupiter C #1976, Saturn 1B #1229 or #2048
Electronics: Jolly Logic Altimeter Three, Jolly Logic Chute Release
NAR #96147 NARTREK SILVER
Dallas Area Rocket Society Member - Section #308
2nd November 2016, 01:17 AM
Home from work and signed up! Posting my list as well:
Accur8: Mercury Redstone MR-1 skin kit,
Estes: Der Red Max, Baby Bertha, Big Bertha, Saturn V, Vagabond, STM 012, Astron Sprint XL, any BP motors (A-F)
LOC: Big Nuke Mini, Bruiser Mini, EZI-65 Mini, Hi-Tech Mini, HyperLOC Mini, ISIS Mini, IV Mini, Magnum Mini
Madcow: 1.6” (38mm) Mini Frenzy, 2.6” DX3
MoreRockets.com: The Viper Flying Model
Quest: Astra, Big Betty, Big Dog, Q2G2 3.5” ignitors, B6-4, C6-3, C6-5 motors
Semroc: Ranger, Goblin, Shrike
2nd November 2016, 02:11 AM
There is no such thing as a "parasheet".
2nd November 2016, 02:48 AM
One of my favorite things about Santa is he brings me new ideas for free!
Originally Posted by sandeja1
2nd November 2016, 11:47 AM
I throw my Llama fur fedora in again this year. Email and list to follow shortly.
(Loved Fight Club, it was a total brain twist.)
Layne Pemberton NAR# 83083
Mad Scientist, Minion and Owner
10 Stagecoach Rd.
Conway, AR 72034
L1 on Pem-Tech Space Ark
pem_tech (at) Yahoo (dot) com
TRF (at) pembertontechnologies (dot) com
L2 - CTI Certify With Us - 4" HMAS Bonestell build
Under Development: Marza
as of 04/29/06, Ten-Ten (10-10)
as of 03/01/07, LPR M2-Mars Challenger 04/17/07, Starship Achilles
as of 07/30/07, Goonie Kraken
as of 07/12/08 (Thanks to Jewel Barton), The Gorgon as of 02/12/2010
, Sorta' Saturn VII Gemini Launch Vehicle
as of 08/08, Lemon Aid
as of 08/15/08, Arcturus
as of 08/25/06, MPR Bonestell
as of 1/21/07, Orion Boom-Boom as of 07/01/08,Gorgon 2010
2nd November 2016, 08:30 PM
Tyler Durden... that was the guy who said "The first rule of.."
NAR# 101258 - L1
I don't know the same things you don't know..
3rd November 2016, 12:04 AM
I'll join. I already sent the email.
Seeing some lists here, I may put some more premium items on it in case Santa is feeling generous.
Estes(desired in descending order):
-Blackstar Voyager (I want to give it a Krenim Timeship theme)
-Airborne Surveillance Missile
-Honest John (24mm)
AAR (from apogee and ?):
US rockets(from apogee and ?):
-Dual 18mm rear eject (this is the actual rocket name.....)
-H152 Blue streak (they're back in stock ) my NAR 101195 for reference
-29/120 or 180 case
-Single Use G80NT motor(s)
-1010 rail buttons with weldnuts/screws
-38mm Aeropack retainer (fits madcow tubes)
-38mm Aeropack retainer base (male part)
-12"x12" chute protector
-Altimeter 1 (or 2 or 3)
-Heck this is my wishlist, I'll throw the Cute release on too!
Bonus: Madcow 4" Phoenix
"I'm at least 70% confident about whatever I say (90% of the time)"- college me
Level 1: Big SAM, 9/10/16
3rd November 2016, 02:36 AM
Yeah, I threw in some stretches ; maybe someone has three of them sitting around! Just like wish lists when I was a kid :-)
Originally Posted by Nytrunner
3rd November 2016, 02:48 AM
Edited with list
RMS 54mm Forward Plugged Anchor Closure
RMS 54/1706 motor case
Aerotech 54/426-2800 case combo
Mega Der Red Max
madcow mini frenzy
madcow 2.6" DX3
Last edited by kcobbva; 14th November 2016 at 12:49 AM.
NAR# 100059 KM4TZU
Level 1 (Madcow Torrent / Cesaroni I236 - March 13 2016 2023ft - Dual Deployment)
Level 2 (Madcow Level-2 "RumbleBee" / Cesaroni J250 Sparky - April 3, 2016 2096ft)
5th November 2016, 05:54 PM
Here is my wish list!
Wish list for Secret Santa
1. Model Number: SP007 Spitfire
2. Model Number: FR016 MZira
3. Model Number: FR017 Tibrerius
4. Model Number: FR014 K’TNG’A
5. Model Number: MS004 Trifecta
6. Model Number: SP027 Narhams Gold
1. Lil Grunt Advanced Rocketry Kit
2. Mean Green Advanced Rocketry Kit
3. Magnum Sport Loader Model Rocket Kit
4. Harpoon Model Rocket Kit
5. Future Launch Vehicle Model Rocket Kit
6. Navajo AGM Model Rocket Kit
7. Zenith II Model Rocket Kit
1. The Kraken
2. Sceeming Green Meenie
3. Space Ark Jr.
4. Little Bucky Jones
1. 1:3 Scale Arcas
2. Aerobee 300
3. Aerobe 150
5. Cherokee D
6. Blue Bird Zero
7. Laser X
8. Satellite Killer
Dr. Zooch Kits:
1. Dr. Zooch MOL
2. Dr. Zooch R7 Luna
3. Dr. Zooch Vostok
4. Dr. Zooch Apollo 5 Saturn 1B
5. Dr. Zooch Ares-1
6. Dr. Zooch Ares-1X
7. Dr. Zooch AS-203 Saturn 1B
8. Dr. Zooch AS-205 Saturn 1B
9. Dr. Zooch ATSP Saturn 1B
10. Dr. Zooch Atlas Agena
11. Dr. Zooch Freedom 7
12. Dr. Zooch Space Shuttle
13. Dr. Zooch Titan IIIC
14. Dr. Zooch Soyuz
15. Dr. Zooch Skylab 1 Saturn V
16. Dr. Zooch SLS
5th November 2016, 11:44 PM
Thanks Papa Santa!
My wish list includes:
#1 and at the top of my wish list for several years is a Cosmodrome Rocketry Nike-Apache kit.
Aerotech 29-120 case
Aerotech 29mm closures
(Gallon sized bag of dog barf) Strike the dog barf, Thanks CzTeacherMan!!
Any 29mm AT reloads
Any Squirrel works kit
Gift certificates work great too!
Last edited by Danomite45; 14th November 2016 at 10:34 PM.
NAR# 52591 L1
5..4..3..2..1..0............why am I looking up at the sky, and my rocket still on the pad???
Stickershock23/ Mark and Marian could use a little help.
Donate to the Marian Hayes Cancer fund here: https://www.gofundme.com/stickershock23/
8th November 2016, 03:54 AM
12th November 2016, 02:45 PM
IN. I'll get list together and send soon.
12th November 2016, 03:12 PM
I'm in... Papa Elf, I want Noffie as my recipient... LoL!
I've got a couple bits and pieces to offload, so whoever I get is getting bits and pieces in addition to their wish list item.
Wish list is all Wildman:
(Save shipping by just having Jackie hand me a package, I see the Wild-family pretty often)
CTI 29-3 grain loads (any)
AT 29/180 loads (any)
Any 29 or 38 CTI or AT loads (get the longest delay, I can drill down, if needed)
Any Wildman Mini or Sport kit
Ultimate DarkStar :-)
Last edited by CzTeacherMan; 12th November 2016 at 03:21 PM.
TRA #15280 - QCRS, Tripoli Wisconsin, WOOSH
Level 1 - 9/28/2014 Wildman Sport on CTI H163 White Thunder
Level 2 - 5/23/2015 Wildman 3" Darkstar CTI J400 Smoky Sam
First Mile+ & Mach+ - 9/25/2015 Wildman Punisher CTI J360 Skidmark
Level 3 - 5/15/2016 Wildman Gizmo XL-DD-V CTI M1540 Imax
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