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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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    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: Distance from airports mikec, Feb 15, 2020 at 5:46 PM
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    3. MicroMaxx (MMX)

      Rockets that fly on the Quest MicroMaxx motors.
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      Latest: MMX Saucers ???? ThreeJsDad, Feb 9, 2020
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    4. Low Power Rocketry (LPR)

      Rockets using motors 1/4A through D impulse.
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      Latest: NewWay Big Bessie (Square Big Bertha) BEC, Feb 16, 2020 at 7:51 PM
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    5. Mid Power Rocketry (MPR)

      Rockets using motors from E through G impulse.
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      Latest: LOC Lil-Nuke deangelo54, Feb 16, 2020 at 7:56 PM
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    6. High Power Rocketry (HPR)

      Rockets using motors from H impulse upwards.
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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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    9. Ground Support

      Ground Support and Launch Equipment - if it doesn't fly, it goes here.
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      Latest: Trailer workshop ideas? 58pan, Feb 16, 2020 at 1:17 PM
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    10. Recovery

      Discussions about anything regarding getting your rocket to come back safely.
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      Latest: Tips for recovering rocket from high tree? ep29030, Feb 13, 2020 at 3:14 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] School and University Discussions

      Contact cwbullet via private conversation to be admitted.
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    3. Latest: Madcow 2.6" FG Nike->Deacon Build David Schwantz, Feb 15, 2020 at 11:38 PM
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    1. Techniques

      Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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    2. Scratch Built

      For the modeler that enjoys building from the ground up.
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      Latest: Lakeroadster's "T-Square" Rocket Daddyisabar, Feb 16, 2020 at 4:06 PM
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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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    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: Prusa Mini on the way cwbullet, Feb 15, 2020 at 8:35 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: Dynasoar Rocketry RC Rocket glider kits burkefj, Feb 16, 2020 at 11:04 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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    9. Oddrocs

      Rockets that are just....different.
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    1. LDRS Announcements

      LDRS 35 Announcements
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      Latest: LDRS 40 DaveW6DPS, Feb 11, 2020 at 7:39 PM
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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: Newbie question...What is LDRS? ThreeJsDad, Feb 10, 2020 at 7:08 PM
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    1. National Events

      Discussion area for National (or International!) events.
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      Latest: NSL 2020 caveduck, Feb 13, 2020 at 6:05 AM
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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 February 8th and 9th wsume99, Feb 16, 2020 at 6:53 PM
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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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      Latest: 3D Design Constest - KC3KNM NikeMikey, Feb 14, 2020 at 9:04 PM
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    4. Canadian Rocketry

      Discussion area for rocketry activities in Canada
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      Latest: Earthrise-Next issue Dipstick, Feb 11, 2020 at 5:08 AM
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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: Wildman needs your help bclark989, Feb 16, 2020 at 5:05 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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    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: Estes Presidents Day Sale KILTED COWBOY, Feb 14, 2020 at 8:13 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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    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. John Kemker, Jan 4, 2020
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