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  1. ebruce1361 replied to the thread My first E launch blew up..

    Glad you got the kits replaced. Estes has absolutely phenomenal customer service. Not to sound paranoid, but I've seen too many Estes E...

    Feb 27, 2020 at 3:40 PM
  2. ebruce1361 liked Todd00000's post in the thread My first E launch blew up..

    Estes made good and sent me two new kits.

    Feb 27, 2020 at 3:29 PM
  3. ebruce1361 replied to the thread What are you reading?.

    I just got that book on the recommendation of Scott Manley (youtube). No idea when I'll be able to fit it into my reading lineup.

    Feb 27, 2020 at 3:12 PM
  4. ebruce1361 liked Mugs914's post in the thread What are you reading?.

    IGNITION! (again...), along with a few others.

    Feb 27, 2020 at 3:10 PM
  5. ebruce1361 liked Rocketbegg's post in the thread Make a parachute.

    thank you so much!! This will help a lot!!!

    Feb 26, 2020 at 5:31 PM
  6. ebruce1361 replied to the thread What are you reading?.

    BOLD by Peter Diamandis. Just kicked this one off. It's essentially a how-to-take-over-the-world guide for modern entrepreneurs. Maybe...

    Feb 26, 2020 at 3:38 PM
  7. ebruce1361 liked ThreeJsDad's post in the thread Make a parachute.

    I used this same method with stitching kite skins. In some cases I needed to stitch 3-4 pieces together at the same time and the old...

    Feb 25, 2020 at 12:55 PM
  8. ebruce1361 attached a file to the thread Care for some scotch?.

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  9. ebruce1361 replied to the thread Make a parachute.

    That's not a bad idea! Up till now, I've just gone slow and sweated holding the nylon together by hand, but that would make things...

    Feb 24, 2020 at 10:28 PM
  10. ebruce1361 liked ThreeJsDad's post in the thread Make a parachute.

    I no longer have a heavy duty machine so like you I am making due with a low end Brother. I have a nice old style Kenmore I need to get...

    Feb 24, 2020 at 10:23 PM
  11. ebruce1361 replied to the thread Make a parachute.

    The green and the orange/white chutes in the above pictures are 21" diameter with a 2" diameter vent hole. I had two bring down the...

    Feb 24, 2020 at 10:21 PM
  12. ebruce1361 replied to the thread Make a parachute.

    Quite true, but that's what I get for using a ten-year-old bargain Walmart sewing machine and regular polyester thread. Also, I should...

    Feb 24, 2020 at 9:26 PM
  13. ebruce1361 attached a file to the thread Make a parachute.

    I forgot to add this picture of the shroud line attachment. [ATTACH]

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  14. ebruce1361 attached a file to the thread Make a parachute.

    As @ep29030 said, there are several things to consider when deciding upon an ideal parachute design. Personally, my rocket fleet is...

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  15. ebruce1361 liked CoachSteve's post in the thread 2.6" Scratch Build.

    More paint and some decals to finish it off coming soon As well as launch video this summer :)

    Feb 24, 2020 at 8:02 PM
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