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  1. lakeroadster liked Gary Byrum's post in the thread Wood Lathe For Making Model Rocket Components.

    Get some decent turning tools. Sorby and Crown have very high rankings and I have what I need in Crown tools. A good gouge, a fingernail...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 2:58 AM
  2. lakeroadster liked rharshberger's post in the thread Wood Lathe For Making Model Rocket Components.

    A selection of face turning plates and a spigot chuck like a Teknatools Nova are useful as turning between centers for nosecones works,...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 1:27 AM
  3. lakeroadster posted a new thread.

    Wood Lathe For Making Model Rocket Components

    I recently purchased a used wood lathe. It's a nice variable speed Jet lathe. I've seen discussion here in the past related to folks...

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    Forum: Techniques

    Mar 20, 2019 at 11:56 PM
  4. lakeroadster replied to the thread Post a pic that makes you LOL.

    But no worries, just turn this water into wine!

    Mar 20, 2019 at 11:38 PM
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  6. lakeroadster attached a file to the thread Retro Rockets.

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  7. lakeroadster liked georgegassaway's post in the thread Post a pic that makes you LOL.

    Another one of those more neat/fun rather than LOL posts: "Another Night At The Warp Core Cafe" - by Jeff Carlisle [IMG] One of my...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 6:39 PM
  8. lakeroadster liked aerostadt's post in the thread Igniters For Single Use BP Motors and Cluster BP Motors.

    I used a six D12-cluster with Blackjack's e-matches last year on my N-1 and they worked fine. The long leads were really convenient....

    Mar 20, 2019 at 2:45 AM
  9. lakeroadster replied to the thread Igniters For Single Use BP Motors and Cluster BP Motors.

    Thanks Blackjack! I can use all BP motors, that was the original plan. The Aerotek E15's just give me a bit of insurance. I guess I...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 12:20 AM
  10. lakeroadster liked blackjack2564's post in the thread Igniters For Single Use BP Motors and Cluster BP Motors.

    the first issue at hand is difference in start times. AT E's are AP propellant and take a bit longer to pressurize than Estes BP motors....

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  11. lakeroadster posted a new thread.

    Igniters For Single Use BP Motors and Cluster BP Motors

    Looking for some 1st hand advice from my fellow rocketeers. I'm trying to determine what igniters are pretty much fool proof for Estes...

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    Forum: Propulsion

    Mar 19, 2019 at 10:46 PM
  12. lakeroadster liked neil_w's post in the thread The scale of Apollo--wrapping my head around the size of the beast!.

    I’m gonna study my Lego Saturn V before I go to KSC in a couple weeks do I know what to expect. Sort of like Richard Dreyfus learning...

    Mar 19, 2019 at 10:17 PM
  13. lakeroadster replied to the thread The scale of Apollo--wrapping my head around the size of the beast!.

    We saw a shuttle launch and the same week did a KSC visit. The scale becomes very apparent when you walk into the building @ KSC where...

    Mar 19, 2019 at 10:06 PM
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  15. lakeroadster liked Scotty Dog's post in the thread Your All Time Favorite Model Rocket AND Your All Time Favorite Launch.

    I would have to say that my favorite launch was not a single launch. My Dad got me into model rockets. He wasn't into them himself per...

    Mar 19, 2019 at 3:03 PM