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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: What did you do rocket wise today? ewomack, Sep 20, 2019 at 12:54 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: Filling in body tube spirals... Winston, Sep 17, 2019 at 10:34 PM
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    3. MicroMaxx (MMX)

      Rockets that fly on the Quest MicroMaxx motors.
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    4. Low Power Rocketry (LPR)

      Rockets using motors 1/4A through D impulse.
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      Latest: Nordic Rocketry Delta-X Bob in Phoenix, Sep 19, 2019 at 8:13 PM
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    5. Mid Power Rocketry (MPR)

      Rockets using motors from E through G impulse.
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      Latest: Pro Series II going away? K'Tesh, Sep 20, 2019 at 1:01 AM
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    6. High Power Rocketry (HPR)

      Rockets using motors from H impulse upwards.
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      Latest: LOC 2" Nuke Pro Maxx Question LOC, Sep 19, 2019 at 11:43 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: More Q-Jets Charles_McG, Sep 20, 2019 at 12:58 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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    9. Ground Support

      Ground Support and Launch Equipment - if it doesn't fly, it goes here.
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      Latest: Battery Jump-Starter Alan15578, Sep 19, 2019 at 7:42 PM
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    10. Recovery

      Discussions about anything regarding getting your rocket to come back safely.
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      Latest: Chute shroud lines BABAR, Sep 20, 2019 at 12:00 AM
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    1. Techniques

      Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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      Latest: 5" to 4.5" transition? Chad, Sep 18, 2019 at 8:42 PM
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    2. Scratch Built

      For the modeler that enjoys building from the ground up.
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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. 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: What Are You Printing Today? Doug Holverson, Sep 20, 2019 at 12:53 AM
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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: Dyno Soar Rocketry Aurora build burkefj, Sep 18, 2019 at 5:10 PM
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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: Explorer I Scale Build Ez2cDave, Sep 19, 2019 at 3:08 PM
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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: the LAUNCH CANADA challenge mpitfield, Aug 29, 2019
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    8. Cardstock Rocketry

      Rockets built from paper and/or cardstock.
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      Latest: Card Model design rocketsharma, Aug 23, 2019
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    9. 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: NSL 2020 Wayco, Sep 19, 2019 at 8:16 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: High Frontier 16 Oldschool77, Sep 19, 2019 at 11:28 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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    4. Canadian Rocketry

      Discussion area for rocketry activities in Canada
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      Latest: Cambridge Rocket Club in Ontario sunward, Sep 20, 2019 at 12:40 AM
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    5. United Kingdom Rocketry

      The forum for discussing rocketry in the United Kingdom.
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      Latest: estes F15-0 Tim51, Sep 19, 2019 at 5:28 PM
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    1. Vendor Giveaways

      Forum to host Sponsor related Giveaways.
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    2. Vendor Display

      Vendor announcements on their products, specials and company news. Please remember to show vendors the respect they deserve.
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    1. 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 outstanding service Mustang67, Sep 19, 2019 at 1:13 PM
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    2. 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: Hobby Lobby Clearance BEC, Sep 16, 2019 at 10:45 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: 36” BAMA Recovery Mercury Chutes - $100 spigalau, Sep 20, 2019 at 12:20 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: Trouble uploading picture in reply Marc_G, Sep 18, 2019 at 8:49 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: Photo test jim_kc, Sep 18, 2019 at 1:27 PM
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