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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: Starters and plugs timbucktoo, Jun 16, 2019 at 9:51 PM
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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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      Latest: Falcon Heavy - SpaceX / Boyce Aerospace Build kuririn, Jun 16, 2019 at 9:07 PM
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    5. Mid Power Rocketry (MPR)

      Rockets using motors from E through G impulse.
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      Latest: MAC BlackFly build thread mike2wander, Jun 16, 2019 at 10:40 PM
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    6. High Power Rocketry (HPR)

      Rockets using motors from H impulse upwards.
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      Latest: Build Thread - Loc Nuke Pro Maxx JoeTekcor, Jun 16, 2019 at 9:05 PM
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    7. Propulsion

      Discussions of motors ranging from single-use black powder motors, composite reloads, hybrids, etc.
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      Latest: RMS vs DMS crossfire, Jun 16, 2019 at 10:25 PM
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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: Disappointing launch day attempts Flyfalcons, Jun 16, 2019 at 4:25 PM
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    10. Recovery

      Discussions about anything regarding getting your rocket to come back safely.
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      Latest: Parachute patterns rharshberger, Jun 13, 2019 at 3:04 PM
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    1. Techniques

      Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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      Latest: card stock transition Woody's Workshop, Jun 16, 2019 at 10:42 PM
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    2. Scratch Built

      For the modeler that enjoys building from the ground up.
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      Latest: Lakeroadster's Lifting Rocket lakeroadster, Jun 16, 2019 at 10:18 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: CNC mill conversion project begins OverTheTop, Jun 16, 2019 at 11:56 AM
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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: Estes Shuttle #7248 AfterBurners, Jun 11, 2019 at 7:05 PM
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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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      Latest: Apogee Saturn V Launch Lugs or Rail Buttons? vcp, Jun 16, 2019 at 5:41 AM
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    7. Competition Rocketry

      Talk about competition rocketry here. Anything from informal club competitions to FAI internationals.
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      Latest: To paint or not to paint caveduck, Jun 12, 2019 at 7:18 AM
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    8. Cardstock Rocketry

      Rockets built from paper and/or cardstock.
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      Latest: Mini clone Colonial Viper GlenP, May 28, 2019
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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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    2. LDRS Questions & Answers

      Submit your questions here; the LDRS 34 hosts will answer them as quickly as possible
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      Latest: Rv generators OverTheTop, Jun 8, 2019
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    3. Latest: Cobblestone Inn - Anthony agrippo, May 4, 2019
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    1. National Events

      Discussion area for National (or International!) events.
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      Latest: NARAM 61 zog139, Jun 16, 2019 at 3:11 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: URRF6 June 21, 22, 23th spence, Jun 16, 2019 at 4:52 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: 10 July 3D Design Contest Ian A Dalton, May 29, 2019
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    4. Canadian Rocketry

      Discussion area for rocketry activities in Canada
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    5. United Kingdom Rocketry

      The forum for discussing rocketry in the United Kingdom.
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    1. 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: Last Minute Holiday Sale jimzcatz, Jun 15, 2019 at 3:39 AM
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    2. Product and Vendor Reviews

      Forum to discuss reviews of both products and Vendors. Please keep everything very civil.
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      Latest: Sandman status?? kuririn, Jun 10, 2019 at 6:37 PM
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    3. 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 Viper III 29.00 Happy Fathers Day! Devin Batten, Jun 16, 2019 at 6:52 PM
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    4. 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: LDRS/High Power DVD's or VHS Videos CoyoteNumber2, Jun 16, 2019 at 10:45 PM
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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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      Latest: User ID Change Bat-mite, May 30, 2019
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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: Testing photo Mhight, Jun 16, 2019 at 6:04 AM
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