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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: How to flatten a wide heatsink OverTheTop, Jul 18, 2018 at 9:34 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: Build thread: New Semroc MX kits kuririn, Jul 17, 2018 at 6:17 AM
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    4. Low Power Rocketry (LPR)

      Rockets using motors 1/4A through D impulse.
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      Latest: Jupiter C/Juno I - New Scratch Build KarlS, Jul 18, 2018 at 5:32 AM
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    5. Mid Power Rocketry (MPR)

      Rockets using motors from E through G impulse.
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      Latest: Build thread: Apogee Flying Machine solid_fuel, Jul 18, 2018 at 3:12 AM
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    6. High Power Rocketry (HPR)

      Rockets using motors from H impulse upwards.
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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 J520 Status? grouch, Jul 18, 2018 at 1:57 AM
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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: Raven 3 Featherweight Interface Program kjs, Jul 18, 2018 at 6:38 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: Questions about my DIY Launch Controller Voyager1, Jul 18, 2018 at 3:38 AM
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    10. Recovery

      Discussions about anything regarding getting your rocket to come back safely.
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      Latest: Recovery System Design Help Bruiser, Jul 16, 2018 at 7:13 PM
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    1. Techniques

      Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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      Latest: Wet sanding, Compounding, Polishing...discussion Nathan, Jul 17, 2018 at 8:54 PM
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    2. Scratch Built

      For the modeler that enjoys building from the ground up.
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      Latest: I have CAD and a 3D printer vcp, Jul 18, 2018 at 8:53 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: Jim Z’s site down? rocketpunch, Jul 16, 2018 at 2:49 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: Help trimming boost glider caveduck, Jul 16, 2018 at 6:25 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: Davy Crockett (M-388 nuclear projectile) Winston, Jul 17, 2018 at 8:08 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: 2018 IREC jnelson, Jun 30, 2018
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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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    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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    1. National Events

      Discussion area for National (or International!) events.
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      Latest: AIRFEST XXIV PropellantHead, Jul 17, 2018 at 8:29 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: URRG July 28 - 29 Launch mpitfield, Jul 18, 2018 at 3:38 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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    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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    2. Product and Vendor Reviews

      Forum to discuss reviews of both products and Vendors. Please keep everything very civil.
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      Latest: Boyce Aerospace Hobbies is Back! aerostadt, Jul 16, 2018 at 11:14 PM
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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 Maxi Honest John Arsenal78, Jul 18, 2018 at 9:27 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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    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 kuririn, Jul 11, 2018
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