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  1. #61
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    15th May 2009
    Northern Illinois Rocket Assembly and Test Facility (NIRATF)
    Quote Originally Posted by Rex R View Post
    hmm, aren't the wheels in the blast zone? or am I missing something?
    Well, you would have to zoom in reeeaaaallllyy close to see it, and I entirely failed to mention it. I originally toyed with the idea of fenders in the line of fire (literally), but went with NASCAR pit-change friendly wheels. Once the pad is up on its feet, the tires are quickly removed from the axle and moved somewhere safe as well. Just an "R" pin holding them on. Doesn't take much to start a tire fire ...

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  2. #62
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    21st April 2010
    So central WI, USA
    I expect that stacking them near the step ladder would work, though putting the pins in your 'pocket' might be a good idea. thanks for the info, I did wonder a bit .

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