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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 I did today -instead- of Rocketry. Steve Shannon, Mar 30, 2020 at 5:00 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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      Latest: I kinda screwed up the fins... 58pan, Mar 30, 2020 at 1:48 PM
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    3. MicroMaxx (MMX)

      Rockets that fly on the Quest MicroMaxx motors.
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      Latest: MMX Saucers ???? kuririn, Mar 29, 2020 at 2:20 AM
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    4. Low Power Rocketry (LPR)

      Rockets using motors 1/4A through D impulse.
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      Latest: Dynastar snarky vs quest AGM harpoon billeblurzz, Mar 30, 2020 at 4:49 PM
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    5. Mid Power Rocketry (MPR)

      Rockets using motors from E through G impulse.
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      Latest: Esther's Awesome Reversible Rocket neil_w, Mar 30, 2020 at 1:35 PM
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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: New AT motors certified this month Nytrunner, Mar 30, 2020 at 4:00 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: Adept Altimeters tfish, Mar 30, 2020 at 5:40 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: Nike Ajax Launcher/Erector rharshberger, Mar 30, 2020 at 6:15 AM
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    10. Recovery

      Discussions about anything regarding getting your rocket to come back safely.
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      Latest: Using Protection! Yes! Rubbers for your rocket! K'Tesh, Mar 30, 2020 at 2:17 PM
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    1. [Restricted]Research

      Topics related to Research motors. Specific details, including motor formulas, are welcome. Want access? Read this
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    2. [Restricted] School and University Discussions

      Contact cwbullet via private conversation to be admitted.
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    3. Latest: Clustered Laserhawk - Questions Wallace, Mar 24, 2020 at 11:41 PM
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    1. Techniques

      Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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      Latest: Waterlide decals not adhering to surface Bill S, Mar 30, 2020 at 3:39 PM
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    2. Scratch Built

      For the modeler that enjoys building from the ground up.
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      Latest: Care for some scotch? Greg Furtman, Mar 30, 2020 at 4:18 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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    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: COVID-19 Face Shield 3D Printable File Ez2cDave, Mar 28, 2020 at 6:02 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: Big YF-12 RC Rocket glider for G-12 motors Weldo, Mar 25, 2020 at 12:33 AM
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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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    7. Competition Rocketry

      Talk about competition rocketry here. Anything from informal club competitions to FAI internationals.
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      Latest: Vernadsky Challenge 2020 Projestic20, Mar 19, 2020
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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: Bruce's Scale Sputnik BruceS, Mar 27, 2020 at 12:21 AM
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    1. LDRS Announcements

      LDRS 35 Announcements
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      Latest: LDRS 40 FlyBy01, Mar 28, 2020 at 11:11 PM
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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: Coronavirus measures by Tripoli jbsommerfeldt, Mar 30, 2020 at 2:36 AM
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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: Indiana Rocketry March 28th and 29th Grandpa$, Mar 29, 2020 at 4:46 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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      Latest: 3D Design Constest - KC3KNM NikeMikey, Feb 14, 2020
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    4. Canadian Rocketry

      Discussion area for rocketry activities in Canada
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      Latest: Holding out? Tyler P, Mar 24, 2020 at 3:59 PM
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    5. United Kingdom Rocketry

      The forum for discussing rocketry in the United Kingdom.
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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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      Latest: 98mm and 75mm CF Tubes REK, Mar 28, 2020 at 1:45 AM
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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 - Kudos - Unbelievable Support!!! grouch, Mar 29, 2020 at 9:38 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: Estes Spring sale Antares JS, Mar 27, 2020 at 11:55 AM
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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: 10" Thumper o1d_dude, Mar 30, 2020 at 4:51 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: Tapatalk (Pro) no longer working neil_w, Mar 30, 2020 at 3:04 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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