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    1. The Watering Hole

      An area where general discussions can take place, that don't necessarily fit well into other categories. This can relate to rocketry, general chat, or any other topic not prohibited by TRF rules and guidelines.
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      Latest: the wayback machine Tobor, Dec 8, 2019 at 10:53 AM
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    2. Beginners & Educational Programs

      An area for those new to model rocketry to exchange ideas or ask questions. Also the place to discuss model rocketry Educational programs, etc.
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      Latest: SpaceX Falcon Heavy gwh, Dec 8, 2019 at 12:35 AM
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    3. MicroMaxx (MMX)

      Rockets that fly on the Quest MicroMaxx motors.
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    4. Low Power Rocketry (LPR)

      Rockets using motors 1/4A through D impulse.
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    5. Mid Power Rocketry (MPR)

      Rockets using motors from E through G impulse.
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      Latest: Altimeter 3 jolly logic placement Voyager1, Dec 8, 2019 at 8:58 AM
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    6. High Power Rocketry (HPR)

      Rockets using motors from H impulse upwards.
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      Latest: Vaughn Brothers VB Extreme 54 build thread Tankerbell, Dec 8, 2019 at 12:46 AM
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    7. Propulsion

      Discussions of motors ranging from single-use black powder motors, composite reloads, hybrids, etc.
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    8. Rocketry Electronics and Software

      An area to ask questions or discuss electronics and computer software issues related to rocketry. Eg: OpenRocket, Rocksim, Onboard Video, Altimeters.
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      Latest: External aerial for Eggtimer TRS in AV Bay Nick Hutton, Dec 8, 2019 at 10:57 AM
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    9. Ground Support

      Ground Support and Launch Equipment - if it doesn't fly, it goes here.
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      Latest: Launch pad design. Greg Furtman, Dec 6, 2019 at 1:41 PM
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    10. Recovery

      Discussions about anything regarding getting your rocket to come back safely.
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      Latest: Parachute Deployment Failure Voyager1, Dec 8, 2019 at 8:25 AM
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    1. [Restricted]Research

      Topics related to Research motors. Specific details, including motor formulas, are welcome. Want access? Read this
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    2. [Restricted]Youth Advanced Topics

      Advanced topics discussion area, including motor technology, for youth members.
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    3. [Restricted] School and University Discussions

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    1. Techniques

      Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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      Latest: Streamer deployment ideas ? BABAR, Dec 8, 2019 at 4:23 AM
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    2. Scratch Built

      For the modeler that enjoys building from the ground up.
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      Latest: Triple Vee kuririn, Dec 8, 2019 at 4:48 AM
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    3. Plans

      This section is primarily for the plans for your scratchbuilt models. Optimally, we'd like to see the "plans" and/or associated (Rocksim, Spacecad, etc.) file first, then any discussion to follow.
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      Latest: K'Tesh's OpenRocket files... K'Tesh, Dec 7, 2019 at 11:30 PM
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    4. 3-D Printing and Related topics

      CAD software (since used for 3D printing, machining, laser cutting, etc.) 3D printing Machining (stuff involving lathes and mills) Laser Cutting and CNC Routing
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      Latest: BT-55 to 24mm Boat Tail 3d model Jack Hydrazine, Dec 7, 2019 at 10:55 PM
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    5. Rocket Boosted Gliders

      For discussions about all types of rocket boosted gliders. Parasite gliders, boost gliders, rocket gliders, flex-wing gliders, lifting bodies and R/C variants. Also the place for helicopter recovery.
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      Latest: ECEE THUNDER BUILD and TEMPLATES Rktman, Dec 8, 2019 at 3:01 AM
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    6. Scale

      The place to talk about scale. Scale builds, scale data, useful photos. It all goes here.
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    7. Competition Rocketry

      Talk about competition rocketry here. Anything from informal club competitions to FAI internationals.
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    8. Cardstock Rocketry

      Rockets built from paper and/or cardstock.
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      Latest: Matchstick Rocket Truck Tyler P, Nov 18, 2019
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    9. Oddrocs

      Rockets that are just....different.
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      Latest: Saucer plans/links/ideas kuririn, Nov 26, 2019
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    1. LDRS Announcements

      LDRS 35 Announcements
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      Latest: LDRS39 Evolvant, Oct 30, 2019
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    2. LDRS Questions & Answers

      Submit your questions here; the LDRS 34 hosts will answer them as quickly as possible
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      Latest: LDRS 39 Questions Evolvant, Oct 30, 2019
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    1. National Events

      Discussion area for National (or International!) events.
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      Latest: LDRS 39 WILDMANRS, Dec 7, 2019 at 2:46 PM
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    2. Regional or Local Events

      Discussion of events in your area. Personal launch reports are welcome, too.
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      Latest: Indiana Rocketry December 7th and 8th DAllen, Dec 8, 2019 at 9:59 AM
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    3. Contests

      An area for people to host rocket contests, also the home of TRF's Secret Santa exchange.
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    4. Canadian Rocketry

      Discussion area for rocketry activities in Canada
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      Latest: Cambridge Rocket Club in Ontario sunward, Dec 6, 2019 at 2:14 PM
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    5. United Kingdom Rocketry

      The forum for discussing rocketry in the United Kingdom.
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    1. Vendor Giveaways

      Forum to host Sponsor related Giveaways.
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    2. Vendor Display

      Vendor announcements on their products, specials and company news. Please remember to show vendors the respect they deserve.
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      Latest: FlightSketch Mini Altimeter & Black Friday Sale NateB, Dec 8, 2019 at 4:43 AM
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    1. Product and Vendor Reviews

      Forum to discuss reviews of both products and Vendors. Please keep everything very civil.
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      Latest: Vendor Boycotts heada, Dec 8, 2019 at 8:48 AM
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    2. Rocketry Deal Forum

      This forum is for you to post eBay, Amazon, Craigslist, Facebook and other rocketry specific deals you have found.
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      Latest: Loc Cool Spool Rktman, Dec 5, 2019 at 8:48 PM
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    3. Yard Sale / Wanted

      If you have a personal rocketry-related item for sale, or that you're looking for, this is where you list it. These are for one time sales items. If you have similar items for sale on a somewhat regular basis, please list them under the "Vendor" forum.
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      Latest: LOCKHEED MARTIN PENS, FLASHLIGHT, ETC. timbucktoo, Dec 8, 2019 at 7:03 AM
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    1. Rocketry Forum Feedback & Announcements

      This is where constructive criticism is sought and appreciated. Keep in mind that not every suggestion can be implemented though.
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    2. Area 51

      This is the post test area, where you can learn how to post to the forum.
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      Latest: Hello. Hello. Hello. JamesS, Dec 7, 2019 at 7:06 AM
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