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Rocketry General Discussion Forum

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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Off-The Record

This is a forum that is private, not indexed in Google for Supporting Members.
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Coronavirus Discussion Forum

A place for all the Coronavirus Discussions (except cwbullets thread)
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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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MicroMaxx (MMX)

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

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

Rockets using motors from E through G impulse.
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High Power Rocketry (HPR)

Rockets using motors from H impulse upwards.
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Propulsion

Discussions of motors ranging from single-use black powder motors, composite reloads, hybrids, etc.
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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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Ground Support

Ground Support and Launch Equipment - if it doesn't fly, it goes here.
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Recovery

Discussions about anything regarding getting your rocket to come back safely.
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Advanced Rocketry Topics

[Restricted]Research

Topics related to Research motors. Specific details, including motor formulas, are welcome. Want access? Read this
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[Restricted] School and University Discussions

Contact cwbullet via private conversation to be admitted.
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Rocketry Techniques & Types

Techniques

Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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Scratch Built

For the modeler that enjoys building from the ground up.
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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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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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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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Scale

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

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

Rockets built from paper and/or cardstock.
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Oddrocs

Rockets that are just....different.
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LDRS

LDRS Announcements

LDRS 35 Announcements
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LDRS Questions & Answers

Submit your questions here; the LDRS 34 hosts will answer them as quickly as possible
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LDRS General Discussions

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Rocketry Events & Competitions

National Events

Discussion area for National (or International!) events.
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Regional or Local Events

Discussion of events in your area. Personal launch reports are welcome, too.
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Contests

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

Discussion area for rocketry activities in Canada
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United Kingdom Rocketry

The forum for discussing rocketry in the United Kingdom.
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Vendor Showcase

Rocketry Forum Sponsors

Rocketry Forum Sponsors
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Vendor Giveaways

Forum to host Sponsor related Giveaways.
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Vendor Display

Vendor announcements on their products, specials and company news. Please remember to show vendors the respect they deserve.
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Manufacturers, Vendors, Sales and Deals

Product and Vendor Reviews

Forum to discuss reviews of both products and Vendors. Please keep everything very civil.
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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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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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Miscellaneous

Rocketry Forum Announcements & Forum Help

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

This is the post test area, where you can learn how to post to the forum.
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