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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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    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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    3. MicroMaxx (MMX)

      Rockets that fly on the Quest MicroMaxx motors.
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      Latest: MMX B/G and R/G GuyNoir, Jan 18, 2019 at 2:11 PM
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    4. Low Power Rocketry (LPR)

      Rockets using motors 1/4A through D impulse.
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      Latest: Dr. Zooch Rockets- the whole story scottrc, Jan 18, 2019 at 10:53 PM
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    5. Mid Power Rocketry (MPR)

      Rockets using motors from E through G impulse.
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      Latest: 29 mm motors kuririn, Jan 18, 2019 at 5:08 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: AeroTech Open Thread Jmhepworth, Jan 19, 2019 at 12:38 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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    9. Ground Support

      Ground Support and Launch Equipment - if it doesn't fly, it goes here.
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      Latest: QuickDip components Lucas Jay Utley, Jan 16, 2019 at 11:35 PM
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    10. Recovery

      Discussions about anything regarding getting your rocket to come back safely.
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      Latest: Plastic vial (centrifuge tube) size Rocketjunkie, Jan 17, 2019 at 9:53 PM
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    1. Techniques

      Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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      Latest: Extremely fine detailing Rockyt, Jan 18, 2019 at 9:22 PM
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    2. Scratch Built

      For the modeler that enjoys building from the ground up.
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      Latest: Neil_W's half-baked design thread Gary Byrum, Jan 19, 2019 at 12:57 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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      Latest: K'Tesh's OpenRocket files... lcorinth, Jan 15, 2019 at 9:08 PM
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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: Prusa Mk3 Layer Shifting jderimig, Jan 18, 2019 at 9:16 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: Sky Blaster Build aerostadt, Jan 18, 2019 at 11:16 PM
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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: =scale= Nike Smoke Fin Dimensions? Ez2cDave, Jan 17, 2019 at 6:28 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: 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: NARCON 2019 Peartree, Jan 15, 2019 at 2:52 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: CMASS Winter Follies 2019 KennB, Jan 19, 2019 at 1:09 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: Deployable Hatches TimothyG, Jan 18, 2019 at 2:15 AM
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    4. Canadian Rocketry

      Discussion area for rocketry activities in Canada
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      Latest: Questions about HPR and travelling... hutch, Jan 18, 2019 at 10:14 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: Wildman Holiday Sales Onebadhawk, Jan 18, 2019 at 11:40 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: SHOUT OUT to Black Aero (printed Eggfinder case) heada, Jan 16, 2019 at 3:30 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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    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: Yesterdays forum activities topic link? Angie, Jan 13, 2019 at 9:05 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: Test timbucktoo, Jan 15, 2019 at 11:27 PM
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