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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: Forum Games - Word Association (for ALL TRF'rs) Tobor, Jul 22, 2019 at 12:02 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: Mid/High Power Ignition Delays? OverTheTop, Jul 22, 2019 at 7:23 AM
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    3. MicroMaxx (MMX)

      Rockets that fly on the Quest MicroMaxx motors.
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      Latest: Semroc MX Goblin T-Rex, Jul 21, 2019 at 6:38 PM
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    4. Low Power Rocketry (LPR)

      Rockets using motors 1/4A through D impulse.
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      Latest: Estes Mercury Redstone.. the roll pattern? Arsenal78, Jul 22, 2019 at 4:31 AM
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    5. Mid Power Rocketry (MPR)

      Rockets using motors from E through G impulse.
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      Latest: Pro Series I Patriot Nytrunner, Jul 22, 2019 at 4:57 AM
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    6. High Power Rocketry (HPR)

      Rockets using motors from H impulse upwards.
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      Latest: LDRS Project - Marvin the Martian OverTheTop, Jul 22, 2019 at 7:54 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: The 2019 Newton Tally Thread jmuck78, Jul 22, 2019 at 7:30 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: Corrupt video file from RunCam2? BryRocket, Jul 22, 2019 at 2:21 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: Any love for the Estes Big Foot Launch Pad? K'Tesh, Jul 22, 2019 at 3:38 AM
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    10. Recovery

      Discussions about anything regarding getting your rocket to come back safely.
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      Latest: Paragliding rocket return OverTheTop, Jul 22, 2019 at 11:57 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: Plasma Dart II Build Thread neil_w, Jul 21, 2019 at 9:08 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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      Latest: Apogee Free Shrox Plans kuririn, Jul 12, 2019
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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: Any one printing fin guides?? David Schwantz, Jul 22, 2019 at 11:54 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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    6. Scale

      The place to talk about scale. Scale builds, scale data, useful photos. It all goes here.
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      Latest: Estes Titan IIIe clone Crawf56, Jul 21, 2019 at 5:09 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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    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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    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: Towers at LDRS BBrown, Jul 20, 2019 at 5:06 AM
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    3. Latest: Cobblestone Inn - Anthony agrippo, May 4, 2019
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    1. National Events

      Discussion area for National (or International!) events.
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      Latest: LDRS 38 Wayneb.warren, Jul 21, 2019 at 4:26 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: Camden, SC ICBM/ROSCO 2019 Launch Schedule Leo, Jul 22, 2019 at 5:37 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: 10 August 3D Design Contest cwbullet, Jul 6, 2019
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    4. Canadian Rocketry

      Discussion area for rocketry activities in Canada
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      Latest: Rocketry in BC Horga83, Jul 21, 2019 at 8:18 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: Rocketman Parachute NASA Inspired Parachute WoShuGui, Jul 22, 2019 at 7:46 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: Aeropack status gldknght, Jul 13, 2019
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    3. 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 Devin Batten, Jul 21, 2019 at 3:53 AM
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    4. 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: Kate Tracking System cwbullet, Jul 22, 2019 at 11:15 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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    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 timbucktoo, Jul 13, 2019
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