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  1. neil_w replied to the thread Neil_W's half-baked design thread.

    I was thinking that if I go with rear-eject, I don't need to even make the nose removable. Could just glue the triangles to the square...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 4:11 PM
  2. neil_w replied to the thread An "R"-powered rocket build.

    Seriously, go talk to Teddy an OneBadHawk and work with him to get what you need. That's about as safe a recommendation as going with...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 4:09 PM
  3. neil_w replied to the thread Neil_W's half-baked design thread.

    I don't remember, just know that you originally suggested it in some form or another. :) It's a possibility, although making a long...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 4:06 PM
  4. neil_w replied to the thread Neil_W's half-baked design thread.

    I guess it really would have to be rear-eject, wouldn't it.... ;)

    Jul 18, 2019 at 3:46 PM
  5. neil_w replied to the thread Neil_W's half-baked design thread.

    I'm not sure if I have the odd-roc DNA. I could build a kit of some sort, but I don't really have much in the way of original ideas to...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 2:30 PM
  6. neil_w replied to the thread Sea Tiger.

    I didn't know that either. Good news! I always like to use these for first flights on my 24mm rockets.

    Jul 18, 2019 at 2:25 PM
  7. neil_w replied to the thread An "R"-powered rocket build.

    Not when you're building a 600 lb rocket. ;)

    Jul 18, 2019 at 1:15 PM
  8. neil_w attached a file to the thread Neil_W's half-baked design thread.

    Thinking about my next build. Feeling even more clueless than usual and a bit restless. Almost tempted to build this one just as a...

    upload_2019-7-17_21-16-56.png Jul 18, 2019 at 2:23 AM
  9. neil_w replied to the thread Plasma Dart II Build Thread.

    Yup, I do everything in Paint.net with the one exception that I needed to do the tail-cone wraps on Alcubierre using GIMP because I...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 2:12 AM
  10. neil_w replied to the thread Sea Tiger.

    Thanks, I am terrible at mind-simming asymmetrical designs.

    Jul 17, 2019 at 8:54 PM
  11. neil_w replied to the thread Sea Tiger.

    The paint scheme in that rocket in the photo from the Space Museum you posted looked pretty sharp....

    Jul 17, 2019 at 6:00 PM
  12. neil_w replied to the thread 3D Printing Quinstar files?.

    For a super-draggy saucer I've always thought a long slow burn would yield a better flight than a blaster like the F67. But I haven't...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 4:24 PM
  13. neil_w replied to the thread 3D Printing Quinstar files?.

    Better than I expected for some reason. In that case you should be OK. Mine is a combination of basswood (frame) and balsa...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 4:17 PM
  14. neil_w replied to the thread 3D Printing Quinstar files?.

    There's another solution... [IMG] 29mm Quinstar, every piece cut by hand! (yes, I am crazy). Check what the weight would be for a...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 4:11 PM
  15. neil_w liked LW Bercini's post in the thread We lost one of our own today.

    Oh man! I missed all that! Last Christmas was a Cluster-Frell of family illness. I felt a little bit like I had my old friend back...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 3:59 PM