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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's going on? New Format??? jimzcatz, Jun 19, 2018 at 3:36 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: i dont know where to post this spankey, Jun 16, 2018 at 4:46 AM
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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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    5. Mid Power Rocketry (MPR)

      Rockets using motors from E through G impulse.
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      Latest: Motor retention for Wildman Mini? ActingLikeAKid, Jun 19, 2018 at 2:29 AM
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    6. High Power Rocketry (HPR)

      Rockets using motors from H impulse upwards.
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      Latest: heat resistant motor casings Salvage-1, Jun 19, 2018 at 1:05 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: Quest Q-Jets solid_fuel, Jun 19, 2018 at 3:38 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 tracker range test result solid_fuel, Jun 19, 2018 at 3:33 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: redundant charges Wallace, Jun 18, 2018 at 6:12 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]Youth Advanced Topics

      Advanced topics discussion area, including motor technology, for youth members.
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    1. Techniques

      Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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      Latest: how to paint Zeus-cat, Jun 18, 2018 at 8:52 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. 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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    5. Scale

      The place to talk about scale. Scale builds, scale data, useful photos. It all goes here.
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      Latest: IQSY Tomahawk Sport Scale Bash Bruiser, Jun 18, 2018 at 8:53 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 Eat, sleep, and Fly, Jun 15, 2018 at 7:58 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: AIRFEST XXIV Wayco, Jun 18, 2018 at 3:43 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: URRF 5 : June 22 - 24; Potter, NY H_Rocket, Jun 19, 2018 at 12:08 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: Ottawa Rocketry 2018 launch Schedule Threemorewishes, Jun 17, 2018 at 11:15 AM
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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 at 12:21 PM
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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: 3D Printable digital downloads stmoon, Jun 19, 2018 at 3:31 AM
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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: MAC Performance Rocketry Scorpion Review gfunk, Jun 17, 2018 at 2:22 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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    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 Angie, Jun 19, 2018 at 2:34 AM
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