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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: Post a pic that makes you LOL Gary Byrum, Aug 21, 2018 at 1:40 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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    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: Fin jigs scott johnson, Aug 21, 2018 at 2:26 PM
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    5. Mid Power Rocketry (MPR)

      Rockets using motors from E through G impulse.
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    6. High Power Rocketry (HPR)

      Rockets using motors from H impulse upwards.
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      Latest: 200K 2 stage flight JimJarvis50, Aug 21, 2018 at 3:02 PM
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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: CTI Moonburners? Rocketjunkie, Aug 21, 2018 at 10:06 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 midpower_madness, Aug 21, 2018 at 10:18 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: The 80's rocket and now. Clips touch pad dhbarr, Aug 16, 2018 at 1:40 AM
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    10. Recovery

      Discussions about anything regarding getting your rocket to come back safely.
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    1. Techniques

      Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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      Latest: Q: Painting large FG rockets OverTheTop, Aug 20, 2018 at 10:02 AM
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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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      Latest: seeking: Centuri Bulldog plans GlenP, Aug 9, 2018
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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 JoeG, Aug 20, 2018 at 4:19 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: Looking for AMRAAM (AIM-120) Scale Data Ez2cDave, Aug 21, 2018 at 2:09 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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      Latest: A 3D Printed NARAM Leo, Aug 21, 2018 at 6:04 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 20, 2018 at 4:54 PM
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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? solid_fuel, Aug 18, 2018 at 11:43 PM
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    1. National Events

      Discussion area for National (or International!) events.
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      Latest: AIRFEST XXIV BMAT, Aug 21, 2018 at 3:45 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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    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 Constest - KC3KNM KC3KNM, Aug 19, 2018 at 11:46 PM
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    4. Canadian Rocketry

      Discussion area for rocketry activities in Canada
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      Latest: Rocketry in BC midpower_madness, Aug 21, 2018 at 10:31 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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      Latest: New Kevlar materials at Onebadhawk.. Onebadhawk, Aug 21, 2018 at 3:21 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: Egg Timer still operating? cwbullet, Aug 18, 2018 at 5:27 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: KIT SALE -- Wide Variety Flyfalcons, Aug 21, 2018 at 2:50 PM
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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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