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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: Check out this Kickstarter... Steve Shannon, Aug 16, 2018 at 3:19 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: Is this too much for my first LPR? jlabrasca, Aug 14, 2018 at 8:36 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: Estes Kit Name from the 60's ?? kuririn, Aug 16, 2018 at 3:18 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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    7. Propulsion

      Discussions of motors ranging from single-use black powder motors, composite reloads, hybrids, etc.
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      Latest: Searching for a post about partially cured motor djs, Aug 16, 2018 at 12:21 PM
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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: 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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      Latest: Putting holes in recovery bay? OverTheTop, Aug 16, 2018 at 6:23 AM
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    1. Techniques

      Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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      Latest: securing igniters in a second stage motor jodykid, Aug 15, 2018 at 9:14 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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      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: Orion Starliner RC RG, big and small versions burkefj, Aug 15, 2018 at 10:42 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: Estes 7240 Honest John Build Bruiser, Aug 16, 2018 at 1:39 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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      Latest: 2018 IREC Nytrunner, Jul 23, 2018
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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: Undead Pict Warrior Rocket neil_w, Aug 6, 2018
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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? dhbarr, Aug 15, 2018 at 1:47 AM
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    1. National Events

      Discussion area for National (or International!) events.
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      Latest: AIRFEST XXIV Speaknoevil, Aug 16, 2018 at 11:56 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: Build Contest Idea dr wogz, Aug 13, 2018 at 5:54 PM
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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, Aug 13, 2018 at 6:22 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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    2. Product and Vendor Reviews

      Forum to discuss reviews of both products and Vendors. Please keep everything very civil.
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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: AP 75mm Flanged retainer, AP 5475 Adapter cwbullet, Aug 16, 2018 at 2:29 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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