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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: Fin rings??? dhbarr, Dec 13, 2018 at 5:00 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: Guided rocket Andrew_ASC, Dec 13, 2018 at 4:31 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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      Latest: Building an Estes Mini “A” Heli BABAR, Dec 13, 2018 at 1:09 AM
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    5. Mid Power Rocketry (MPR)

      Rockets using motors from E through G impulse.
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      Latest: Safe launch? OverTheTop, Dec 13, 2018 at 1:50 AM
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    6. High Power Rocketry (HPR)

      Rockets using motors from H impulse upwards.
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      Latest: An "R"-powered rocket build Rail Dawg, Dec 13, 2018 at 5:19 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: AeroTech Open Thread Normzilla, Dec 13, 2018 at 2:43 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: Yagi for the T3? ksaves2, Dec 13, 2018 at 5:15 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: School me on 1010 rails manixFan, Dec 12, 2018 at 8:59 PM
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    10. Recovery

      Discussions about anything regarding getting your rocket to come back safely.
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      Latest: Any Non-Pyro System Advices? rocket_troy, Dec 13, 2018 at 3:01 AM
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    1. Techniques

      Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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    2. Scratch Built

      For the modeler that enjoys building from the ground up.
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      Latest: Taurus Alpha BEC, Dec 11, 2018 at 6:34 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: RP-26 Peashooter RC Rocket Glider burkefj, Dec 11, 2018 at 4:53 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: SLS with TVC (not mine, had to share) georgegassaway, Dec 13, 2018 at 2:39 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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    7. Cardstock Rocketry

      Rockets built from paper and/or cardstock.
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    8. Oddrocs

      Rockets that are just....different.
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      Latest: Odd'l Rockets Little Green Man and Pigasus hcmbanjo, Dec 8, 2018 at 3:02 PM
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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 solid_fuel, Nov 17, 2018
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    1. National Events

      Discussion area for National (or International!) events.
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      Latest: LDRS 38 DAllen, Dec 13, 2018 at 3:17 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: DARS Launches - Dallas Area Rocket Society grouch, Dec 13, 2018 at 1:38 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: February: 3D Print Contest cwbullet, Dec 12, 2018 at 6:50 PM
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    4. Canadian Rocketry

      Discussion area for rocketry activities in Canada
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      Latest: Canadian Rocketeers - introduce yourselves! Dipstick, Dec 12, 2018 at 5:42 AM
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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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    2. Product and Vendor Reviews

      Forum to discuss reviews of both products and Vendors. Please keep everything very civil.
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      Latest: 4" LOC Goblin... rockets, Dec 13, 2018 at 3:44 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: Pic Test??? MALBAR 70, Dec 8, 2018 at 11:10 PM
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