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I started using insanerocketry.com for tracking my flights. The web site owner is a local flyer and several of our club members use that site to...
That decision will be made on launch day. I'm aiming for a 54mm K motor for the first flight.
I didn't get too fancy with the paint, just Rusto 2x Gloss Winter Gray with a coat of Satin clear once the decals were applied.
All painted and Stickershocked. Almost ready to fly...
Wow, those look amazing!
That is true and part of the reason for unmanned test flights, especially early on in the Mercury program. Nobody had done this sort of thing...
The tower fired it's rockets to jettison the tower as it was designed to do in flight after booster shutdown. It was not an abort sequence to...
I always cut a small swatch of nomex to go between the charge and my chute burrito. It's a blast shield to add a little extra protection.
Also consider the wind velocity and launch angle in your sim. Just a few degrees off vertical can cause a big shift in the rocket's CG while in...
+1 for McMaster-Carr. They even have CAD files of almost every part they carry.
I prefer to let the cows process plants into real beef.
I'm smoking a turkey for our family Christmas dinner.
Funny, that one orange zip tie triggers my OCD as much as the wiring.
I use that same kit from Amazon for the terminals on all of my altimeters.[ATTACH]
I received mine last week and started building. Here is a pic to show size compared to it's little brother.
Congrats and welcome to the Terminator 5 L3 club.
I sent you a message about seal disks on Mon. I was looking to buy both but I'll take the one left.
The sled from a PML Intellicone also fits nicely in the MAC Performance nosecone bays. I use this combo to fly my Eggfinder in everything from...
I use the same method that Tim posted. It's "ballpark" accurate but can be improved a lot by adjusting your drogue and main parachutes in OR to...
WinRAR is a compressed file format similar to a .zip file. You need to use a program to unpack it, I use 7-zip.
Separate names with a comma.