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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: Is an economical L3 cert a bad idea? mcderek, Oct 23, 2018 at 4:13 PM
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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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    3. MicroMaxx (MMX)

      Rockets that fly on the Quest MicroMaxx motors.
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      Latest: My first mini GlenP, Oct 22, 2018 at 3:32 AM
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    4. Low Power Rocketry (LPR)

      Rockets using motors 1/4A through D impulse.
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      Latest: Launch Date: 21 October, 2018 milehigh, Oct 23, 2018 at 3:26 PM
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    5. Mid Power Rocketry (MPR)

      Rockets using motors from E through G impulse.
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      Latest: Mach One “Alien Interceptor” build downhill_D, Oct 23, 2018 at 12:21 AM
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    6. High Power Rocketry (HPR)

      Rockets using motors from H impulse upwards.
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      Latest: MAC Performance Pluto Slam Build w/pics Wallace, Oct 23, 2018 at 3:36 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: Dr. Rocket cases rcktnut, Oct 23, 2018 at 3:01 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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      Latest: Source for Arduino-based components timbucktoo, Oct 23, 2018 at 3:35 PM
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    9. Ground Support

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

      Discussions about anything regarding getting your rocket to come back safely.
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      Latest: Recovery Made Easy Bat-mite, Oct 23, 2018 at 4:09 PM
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    1. Techniques

      Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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      Latest: Doing fillets with Titebond Quick and Thick neil_w, Oct 23, 2018 at 2:06 PM
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    2. Scratch Built

      For the modeler that enjoys building from the ground up.
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      Latest: Moonbug 2 Build grapetang, Oct 22, 2018 at 8:52 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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      Latest: 300% Estes Nike X upscale (ish) FIVALDROOD, Oct 18, 2018 at 3:24 AM
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    4. 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: J&H Aerospace kits Maxout, Oct 23, 2018 at 1:37 PM
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    5. Scale

      The place to talk about scale. Scale builds, scale data, useful photos. It all goes here.
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      Latest: Scale Data for the Nike-Nike Smoke Leo, Oct 19, 2018 at 2:40 PM
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    6. Competition Rocketry

      Talk about competition rocketry here. Anything from informal club competitions to FAI internationals.
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      Latest: Pitot Tubes? aerostadt, Oct 19, 2018 at 4:36 AM
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    7. Cardstock Rocketry

      Rockets built from paper and/or cardstock.
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    8. Oddrocs

      Rockets that are just....different.
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      Latest: The "Open Rocket" K'Tesh, Oct 15, 2018
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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: Newbie question...What is LDRS? mikec, Sep 7, 2018
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    3. Latest: LDRS Nike Smoke drag race Eric, Aug 28, 2018
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    1. National Events

      Discussion area for National (or International!) events.
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      Latest: AIRFEST XXIV rfjustin, Oct 22, 2018 at 7:02 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: Bama Blastoff 2018 Inaugural Launch jahall4, Oct 23, 2018 at 3:43 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: October 3D design contest winner poll Ben Martin, Oct 20, 2018 at 3:16 AM
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    4. Canadian Rocketry

      Discussion area for rocketry activities in Canada
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      Latest: Ottawa Rocketry 2018 launch Schedule Threemorewishes, Oct 20, 2018 at 11:59 PM
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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: MAC Performance HYPER 54 M/D mike2wander, Oct 23, 2018 at 1:52 PM
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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: Mac Performance Hyper54 muddymooose, Oct 23, 2018 at 3:52 AM
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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: Estes Screamin Mimi mkmilion, Oct 23, 2018 at 11:27 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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      Latest: Smilies Archive? Gary Byrum, Oct 19, 2018 at 1:31 AM
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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: vid TEST Gary Byrum, Oct 22, 2018 at 9:39 PM
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