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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: Forum Games - Word Association (for ALL TRF'rs) K'Tesh, Jun 24, 2018 at 5:26 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: New MMX kit coming soon kuririn, Jun 23, 2018 at 6:41 PM
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    4. Low Power Rocketry (LPR)

      Rockets using motors 1/4A through D impulse.
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      Latest: My 12" Nylon Chute Won't Fit... Gary Byrum, Jun 24, 2018 at 4:21 PM
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    5. Mid Power Rocketry (MPR)

      Rockets using motors from E through G impulse.
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      Latest: PS II Nike Smoke #2 JonathanOtt, Jun 24, 2018 at 5:30 PM
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    6. High Power Rocketry (HPR)

      Rockets using motors from H impulse upwards.
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      Latest: Build it! A Madcow 5.5" V-2 with a 75mm MMT Viperfixr, Jun 24, 2018 at 5:28 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: AT H73J under-performance - anyone else? markkoelsch, Jun 24, 2018 at 3:42 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: New tracker range test result timbucktoo, Jun 24, 2018 at 5:02 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: Mantis Launch Pad Availability? Klatuso, Jun 24, 2018 at 5:26 AM
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    10. Recovery

      Discussions about anything regarding getting your rocket to come back safely.
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      Latest: how to refurbish old rocket? Mr Rocket, Jun 24, 2018 at 1:20 PM
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    1. Techniques

      Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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      Latest: Rattle Can Painting Gary Byrum, Jun 22, 2018 at 11:13 PM
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    2. Scratch Built

      For the modeler that enjoys building from the ground up.
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      Latest: Argentine Condor missile Condor-I-AIII torkemado, Jun 24, 2018 at 10:44 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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    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: RumbleBee-C Build Rktman, Jun 24, 2018 at 5:23 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: Super Chief photograph? TheAviator, Jun 24, 2018 at 4:37 AM
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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 ChrisAttebery, Jun 19, 2018 at 3:44 PM
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    7. Cardstock Rocketry

      Rockets built from paper and/or cardstock.
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      Latest: Mini Tri Pak #0866 GlenP, Apr 9, 2018
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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: 2018 National Sport Launch (NSL) wadavidson, Jun 21, 2018 at 11:31 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: URRF 5 : June 22 - 24; Potter, NY gelling, Jun 24, 2018 at 3:27 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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      Latest: Cambridge Rocket Club in Ontario sunward, Jun 22, 2018 at 3:50 PM
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    5. United Kingdom Rocketry

      The forum for discussing rocketry in the United Kingdom.
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      Latest: Newbie Southampton. Tim51, Jun 17, 2018
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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: Falcon Rocketry! FalconRocketry, Jun 24, 2018 at 5:23 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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    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 Outlander kuririn, Jun 24, 2018 at 5:16 PM
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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: Photo test Lugnut56, Jun 23, 2018 at 4:42 AM
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