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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 Shooting a Viking Rocket legal? Matt_The_RocketMan, Feb 22, 2019 at 2:52 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: nozzel mold challenge jsdemar, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:19 PM
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    3. MicroMaxx (MMX)

      Rockets that fly on the Quest MicroMaxx motors.
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      Latest: MMX B/G and R/G Maxout, Feb 21, 2019 at 12:36 PM
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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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    6. High Power Rocketry (HPR)

      Rockets using motors from H impulse upwards.
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      Latest: Ground testing markg, Feb 22, 2019 at 3:01 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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      Latest: AMW 6000 75mm case length BryRocket, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:14 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: Who Used Chute Release for L1, L2, or L3? Yea Boy 1, Feb 21, 2019 at 3:59 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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      Latest: Adept Rocketry cwbullet, Feb 13, 2019
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    10. Recovery

      Discussions about anything regarding getting your rocket to come back safely.
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      Latest: Slow Burning Gas Generation blackjack2564, Feb 22, 2019 at 2:32 AM
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    1. Techniques

      Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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      Latest: Is a $400 X-acto knife worth it? scsager, Feb 22, 2019 at 2:51 AM
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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, Feb 21, 2019 at 11:30 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: Corkscrew Cl(VII), Feb 15, 2019
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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 caveduck, Feb 21, 2019 at 7:37 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: J&H Aerospace kits Maxout, Feb 14, 2019
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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: Estes Pershing 1A Clone Brent, Feb 22, 2019 at 2:29 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: TARC frustration: advice needed neil_w, Feb 22, 2019 at 1:05 AM
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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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      Latest: PMC? Kitbash? Clone? kuririn, Feb 19, 2019 at 4:50 AM
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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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    3. Latest: LDRS Nike Smoke drag race solid_fuel, Nov 17, 2018
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    1. National Events

      Discussion area for National (or International!) events.
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      Latest: LDRS 38 ECayemberg, Feb 12, 2019
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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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    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: Canadian Rocketeers - introduce yourselves! zenrocket, Feb 18, 2019 at 7:21 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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    2. Product and Vendor Reviews

      Forum to discuss reviews of both products and Vendors. Please keep everything very civil.
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      Latest: Loc/Precision Service NikeMikey, Feb 18, 2019 at 6:11 AM
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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: Craigslist lot K'Tesh, Feb 11, 2019
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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: Kosdon hardware Mike Nixon, Feb 22, 2019 at 12:11 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: Test Scottrod, Feb 22, 2019 at 1:56 AM
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