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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: It's not Aquaman, it's ..... Mugs914, May 21, 2019 at 12:20 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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    3. MicroMaxx (MMX)

      Rockets that fly on the Quest MicroMaxx motors.
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      Latest: Nano Rocketry Nanite and Nano Saucers kuririn, May 18, 2019 at 12:59 AM
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    4. Low Power Rocketry (LPR)

      Rockets using motors 1/4A through D impulse.
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      Latest: Krylon Spray Paint Problem Pepe Le Pew, May 21, 2019 at 12:38 AM
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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: Madcow Humpday Demon Sale Banzai88, May 20, 2019 at 11:19 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: AeroTech Open Thread Banzai88, May 20, 2019 at 11:23 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: Looking for volunteers to test a new altimeter Tobor, May 21, 2019 at 12:31 AM
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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: Let's see your launch towers! dhbarr, May 19, 2019 at 2:13 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 Banzai88, May 20, 2019 at 11:17 PM
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    1. Techniques

      Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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      Latest: 3D Printable Component Generators Bruce, May 20, 2019 at 10:17 PM
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    2. Scratch Built

      For the modeler that enjoys building from the ground up.
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      Latest: Itching to launch! Pepe Le Pew, May 21, 2019 at 12:40 AM
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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: Holverson Designs laser cutter files. j.a.duke, May 17, 2019 at 5:42 PM
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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: 19 hour print attempt Wallace, May 20, 2019 at 11:38 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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    6. Scale

      The place to talk about scale. Scale builds, scale data, useful photos. It all goes here.
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      Latest: Apogee SV ? AfterBurners, May 21, 2019 at 12:42 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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    8. Cardstock Rocketry

      Rockets built from paper and/or cardstock.
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      Latest: Model Minutes XLFR-7 (Tintin's moon rocket) BABAR, May 19, 2019 at 4:40 PM
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    9. Oddrocs

      Rockets that are just....different.
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      Latest: Drag Queen, a slightly off-kilter spool boatgeek, May 20, 2019 at 11:32 PM
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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: 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: Erik Gates Scholarship Steve Shannon, May 19, 2019 at 11:45 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: Mini-Midwest Power 2019 Tobor, May 21, 2019 at 12:28 AM
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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 cwbullet, May 19, 2019 at 5:30 PM
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    4. Canadian Rocketry

      Discussion area for rocketry activities in Canada
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      Latest: Cambridge Rocket Club in Ontario sunward, May 20, 2019 at 3:55 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: Anyone use Miller Motor Works in Michigan? mbeels, May 20, 2019 at 4:16 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: Aerotech 18/20 RMS hardware swatkat, May 6, 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: Wildman Darkstar extreme chefmarkt69, May 21, 2019 at 12:15 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: Research Access? ksaves2, May 19, 2019 at 5:06 PM
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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: RetroRacer-Test Rockhaus, May 9, 2019
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