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  1. neil_w liked jqavins's post in the thread Build thread: 5.3:1 sport scale Super Deluxe #2 Skywriter XL Premium Pro Max - Limited Edition.

    Heh heh, I get it, "pencil" torch.

    Dec 6, 2019 at 10:38 PM
  2. neil_w replied to the thread My MCRN torpedo scratchbuild.

    Those numbers look OK. I'm guessing you must have significant weight up front (nose?) to get the CG there. Definitely check the CG in...

    Dec 6, 2019 at 9:43 PM
  3. neil_w liked SDramstad's post in the thread Flat Black.

    Semple flat black [ATTACH] Didnt have a spray gun so this was brush painted on in a hurry. Need to redo this design. Had issues with...

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  4. neil_w replied to the thread My MCRN torpedo scratchbuild.

    Did you sim that? Those fins look pretty small to me. Just wondering.

    Dec 6, 2019 at 6:45 PM
  5. neil_w replied to the thread Triple Vee.

    Maybe it's just me but I'd be scared to drill that after it's turned, if it's balsa. I think it might be nice to have a dowel in there...

    Dec 6, 2019 at 6:25 PM
  6. neil_w replied to the thread Build thread: 5.3:1 sport scale Super Deluxe #2 Skywriter XL Premium Pro Max - Limited Edition.

    Um, uh, er... well I didn't actually do the torching myself, just relaying what I was told. I know it was a torch, not a candle. I'll...

    Dec 6, 2019 at 6:15 PM
  7. neil_w attached a file to the thread Build thread: 5.3:1 sport scale Super Deluxe #2 Skywriter XL Premium Pro Max - Limited Edition.

    Fin on the right was sanded up to 1500 grit, fin on the left was flame-polished. Significant improvement when viewed from this angle, a...

    Fin edges.jpg Dec 6, 2019 at 6:03 PM
  8. neil_w liked gfunk's post in the thread Best Rocketry Experience of the Year.

    This is a great idea, thanks John and Joe! Fun to see everyone's awesome and varied experiences. 2019 was a good year for rocketry and...

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

    Had a good evening w/ HARA's last meeting of the year. Sorted out launch plans, nominations for club elections, etc.... and had a...

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  10. neil_w replied to the thread Flat Black.

    Which stuff did you get exactly? Black 2.0? I was just looking at the Black 3.0 Kickstarter page... cool stuff. :)

    Dec 6, 2019 at 3:18 AM
  11. neil_w replied to the thread Flat Black.

    First of all, I didn't know HD carried the Montana line. Good to know. But is there anything special about their flat black, other...

    Dec 6, 2019 at 2:53 AM
  12. neil_w replied to the thread xx TRF Good Buyers/Sellers.

    Just had an excellent transaction with @retortec for a JL Chute Release. He accommodated my special delivery requirements with nary a...

    Dec 6, 2019 at 1:46 AM
  13. neil_w replied to the thread What did you do rocket wise today?.

    Never stopped me! ;)

    Dec 5, 2019 at 5:40 PM
  14. neil_w liked Daddyisabar's post in the thread Estes Interceptor isn't ejecting wadding.

    The ejection residue gives it extra smoky flavor . I would think most would end up on the chute and anti zipper tape. If I leave the...

    Dec 5, 2019 at 3:31 PM
  15. neil_w replied to the thread Neil_W's half-baked design thread.

    No name yet. Open to suggestions!

    Dec 5, 2019 at 2:11 PM