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  1. lakeroadster attached a file to the thread Lakeroadster's Lifting Rocket.

    Cut and stack sanded the balsa fin ply's for The Lifting Rocket. Since it's a 3 layer construction I wanted the grain of the wood...

    001.JPG 002.JPG Lifting Rocket Dwg Rev 8 Sheet 15 of 23.jpg Jan 19, 2019 at 7:42 PM
  2. lakeroadster liked Kallahan11's post in the thread The bike riding thread 3, the revenge of the bicycle.

    You can report whatever you like. But I live in the flat lands of Michigan and want to look more impressive, so miles it is. In all...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 10:30 PM
  3. lakeroadster liked James Duffy's post in the thread Extremely fine detailing.

    I use plastic modeling techniques extensively when building my scale models, frequently using techniques stolen from the magazine you...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 5:24 PM
  4. lakeroadster liked James Duffy's post in the thread Extremely fine detailing.

    For this particular part you might hit it with the final overall color, and then drybrush it with a lighter color to bring out the...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 5:23 PM
  5. lakeroadster liked kuririn's post in the thread Extremely fine detailing.

    Cool looking truck, Lake. I'm thinking that a plastic or scale modeler's forum would be the place to go. I have a Space Monkeys V2...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 5:16 PM
  6. lakeroadster attached a file to the thread Extremely fine detailing.

    I'm contemplating buying the Estes Mercury Redstone Capsule Plastic Parts for my Lifting Rocket. The sole reason is because it has the...

    001921_plastic_parts.jpg Jan 18, 2019 at 5:16 PM
  7. lakeroadster attached a file to the thread The bike riding thread 3, the revenge of the bicycle.

    Cool idea for a thread! :) Miles ridden doesn't tell much. Many folks use a GPS, so lets get the whole story. How about this.....

    2018 Hike Totals.jpg Jan 18, 2019 at 4:13 PM
  8. lakeroadster replied to the thread Forum Games - Word Association (for ALL TRF'rs).

    Sunk

    Jan 18, 2019 at 2:06 PM
  9. lakeroadster liked kuririn's post in the thread Extremely fine detailing.

    I took my dad to his optometrists' appointment today and was leafing through some magazines, killing time. I was amazed at the fine...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 2:00 PM
  10. lakeroadster attached a file to the thread Extremely fine detailing.

    I'm with Kuririn on this.. great idea for a thread. I'd like to do a weathered steam punk approach on my current scratch build... but...

    2011_06220015.jpg 2011_06220016.jpg 2011_07120013.jpg 2011_07120018.jpg DSCF9149.jpg Right Fender - Bowtie.jpg RR  LOW 3-4.jpg FR A 3-4.jpg Jan 18, 2019 at 1:57 PM
  11. lakeroadster liked James Harechmak's post in the thread Extremely fine detailing.

    I generally use the same automotive primers and paints that I use on car models and R/C hard bodies. I don't think I've weathered a...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 1:43 PM
  12. lakeroadster replied to the thread Estes Mercury Redstone Kit #1921.

    Thanks kuririn... much appreciated. Thank goodness (Or Al Gore) for the internet... Here's what I asked Estes in an email: I was...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 1:36 PM
  13. lakeroadster replied to the thread Forum Games - Word Association (for ALL TRF'rs).

    Whelmed

    Jan 18, 2019 at 1:25 PM
  14. lakeroadster replied to the thread Lakeroadster's Lifting Rocket.

    Give what a try?

    Jan 17, 2019 at 11:39 PM
  15. lakeroadster attached a file to the thread Lakeroadster's Lifting Rocket.

    The Lifting Rocket in kit form.... some assembly required :D[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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