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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: Incident at BALLS... Praying for Gerald Weesner K'Tesh, Sep 25, 2018 at 5:14 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: Chromebooks and Open Rocket Rainmaker, Sep 18, 2018
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    3. MicroMaxx (MMX)

      Rockets that fly on the Quest MicroMaxx motors.
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      Latest: Smallest rocket SteveThatcher, Sep 10, 2018
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    4. Low Power Rocketry (LPR)

      Rockets using motors 1/4A through D impulse.
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      Latest: Saturn V engine cluster modification Gerald, Sep 25, 2018 at 7:00 AM
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    5. Mid Power Rocketry (MPR)

      Rockets using motors from E through G impulse.
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      Latest: Mach One “Alien Interceptor” build Eric, Sep 25, 2018 at 1:06 AM
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    6. High Power Rocketry (HPR)

      Rockets using motors from H impulse upwards.
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      Latest: Small Bulge in rocket motor casing markkoelsch, Sep 25, 2018 at 10:51 AM
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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: Wtb first reloadable $$$ Drumguy89, Sep 25, 2018 at 3:21 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: New Flight Computer - would you be interested? Stomper, Sep 25, 2018 at 6:47 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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    10. Recovery

      Discussions about anything regarding getting your rocket to come back safely.
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      Latest: Great-Looking Chutes — Designs? Sources? Rocketjunkie, Sep 24, 2018 at 4:54 AM
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    1. Techniques

      Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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      Latest: Duplicolor Chrome paint sooner.boomer, Sep 24, 2018 at 10:54 PM
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    2. Scratch Built

      For the modeler that enjoys building from the ground up.
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      Latest: Tholian Web Spinner Gary Byrum, Sep 25, 2018 at 2:46 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: (Another) Aerotech Phoenix Build burkefj, Sep 24, 2018 at 11:28 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: Little Joe 1 Project Scott_650, Sep 24, 2018 at 4:41 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: Battle of the Rockets - Mars Rover Challenge MaxQ, Sep 24, 2018 at 1:41 AM
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    7. Cardstock Rocketry

      Rockets built from paper and/or cardstock.
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      Latest: Mini clone Colonial Viper tenspeed, Aug 27, 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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      Latest: Newbie question...What is LDRS? mikec, Sep 7, 2018
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    3. Latest: LDRS Nike Smoke drag race Eric, Aug 28, 2018
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    1. National Events

      Discussion area for National (or International!) events.
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      Latest: AIRFEST XXIV Onebadhawk, Sep 21, 2018 at 10:55 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 Sept 29th & 30th Launch 18 K in Potter NY spence, Sep 25, 2018 at 3:59 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: 3D design contest. cwbullet, Sep 18, 2018
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    4. Canadian Rocketry

      Discussion area for rocketry activities in Canada
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      Latest: Ottawa Rocketry 2018 launch Schedule Threemorewishes, Sep 23, 2018 at 12:20 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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      Latest: CTI Pro-X 3 Day Price Freeze sunward, Sep 23, 2018 at 11:26 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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      Latest: Aerotech 29mm hardware Eric, Sep 24, 2018 at 11:57 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: Wildman Jart 5 Will Ship billdz, Sep 25, 2018 at 6:03 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: Rocketry vendors – plan to get them back? Angie, Sep 23, 2018 at 2:05 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 Gary Byrum, Sep 19, 2018 at 1:24 AM
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