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  1. neil_w liked lakeroadster's post in the thread Lakeroadster's Lifting Rocket.

    Finally got a day with temp's above 50 F.... Put 1st coat of Helmsman Spar Urethane on the fins. Love how it makes the wood grain...

    001.JPG Mar 25, 2019 at 8:43 PM
  2. neil_w liked TimothyG's post in the thread What is most important in making a club attractive?.

    A functional website with contact information newer than 15 years old.

    Mar 25, 2019 at 4:45 PM
  3. neil_w replied to the thread What did you do rocket wise today?.

    No, the silver-painted decal paper. :)

    Mar 25, 2019 at 2:45 PM
  4. neil_w liked jqavins's post in the thread What did you do rocket wise today?.

    IS IT? I HADN'T NOTICED!

    Mar 25, 2019 at 2:42 PM
  5. neil_w replied to the thread Alcubierre Build Thread.

    No. I have tried the Micromeister-recommended approach of applying a sealer layer of clear coat, since it is thinner and lays down...

    Mar 25, 2019 at 1:52 PM
  6. neil_w attached a file to the thread What did you do rocket wise today?.

    Worked on the paint scheme for my Deuce's Wild. I dub thee... The Deuce of July! [ATTACH] Yeah, it's a little loud....

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  7. neil_w replied to the thread Estes Conquest Build and Musings.

    Honestly it sounds great. I'll have to experiment. Do you use a standard caulk gun to dispense?

    Mar 25, 2019 at 1:28 PM
  8. neil_w replied to the thread Apogee fin shape experiment build.

    Interesting results. I would like someone to attempt an explanation as to why the crazy shape of #10 did best, while elliptical fins...

    Mar 25, 2019 at 12:53 PM
  9. neil_w replied to the thread Estes Conquest Build and Musings.

    Well that's a new one. Naturally I have questions! 1) I read online that it takes 14 days to fully cure. Do you wait that long before...

    Mar 25, 2019 at 12:50 PM
  10. neil_w liked DAllen's post in the thread The Flying Disc Golf Basket of Death and Distruction.

    Thats why we don't bring up the name in front of the rocket. Sheez. At the moment it thinks its name is Fred.

    Mar 25, 2019 at 1:54 AM
  11. neil_w replied to the thread Alcubierre Build Thread.

    Could have, but my brush work is not great beyond small touch-ups. For this design it was a borderline call, but I feel pretty strongly...

    Mar 25, 2019 at 12:09 AM
  12. neil_w replied to the thread Centuri The Bug and Achilles builds.

    Based on my experiences with inkjet paper, choosing laser printing seems like a good idea. :) I've been using the Experts Choice decal...

    Mar 24, 2019 at 10:33 PM
  13. neil_w liked lakeroadster's post in the thread Lakeroadster's Lifting Rocket.

    Boring motor mount stuff... But my custom centering rings worked most excellent! [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  14. neil_w liked tOD's post in the thread What did you do rocket wise today?.

    ...and keep a clean work area. I spent 10 minutes trying to solder a cookie crumb on one of the resistor pads

    Mar 24, 2019 at 8:45 PM
  15. neil_w attached a file to the thread Alcubierre Build Thread.

    Beautiful day today, got my silver paint on: [ATTACH] I am not confident in my masking job on the pod nose cones, but we'll see how it...

    silverpaint.JPG Mar 24, 2019 at 8:16 PM