Please put me down for one of the Cherokee-G kits with the 38mm motor upgrade parts. Thank you.
Builders only started clamoring for the PSII kits after Estes discontinued them and many stores sold them at 'clearance' prices.
There were many...
Yes it is. :)
I drove over to my local Hobby Lobby this morning to check on the availability of the exclusive Estes kits.
The store had all...
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NARAM-61 has started.
The Manufacturers' Forum was Saturday night.
I don't find anything in the NAR Model Rocket Safety Code referring to 'thrust-to-weight' ratios.
Every year the 'story/rumor' goes around that Hobby Lobby is discontinuing rockets.
When I left my local HL this morning there were still plenty...
If you live in San Diego, California, and have been thinking about checking the La Mesa Hobby Lobby for any deals...
You're too late. ;)
Estes Phoenix Bird had balsa fins instead of the plastic fin-can.
It looks like Estes has updated the 2160 Saturn V instructions on their website:...
The MRC Concept II product line of the late 1980s-early 1990s has small smoke generators.
I used them several times. Sometimes it was hard to see...
The Aerojet facility in Sacramento has been closed.
What remains of Aerojet was moved to Huntsville, AL.
All the files from Aerojet's past were...
Originally the Quest D5 motor was available as a D5-0P (No delay or ejection motor). It was not a booster motor for multi-stage models either....
The initial 1990s batches of the Estes E15 BP motors worked pretty well.
Later production motors had a VERY high failure rate.
The NAR withdrew...
Here's an old thread over on YORF about this same subject:
I buy a 30" x 15" x 15" box from my local UPS store.
Actually, I have bought three of them over the years to use for shipping mid/low-power kits....
I have been using a Mantis launch pad since 1993.
It has worked fine for me.
I did glue the launch pad together which made it more sturdy.
Another article that included the history of hobby rocket motors was printed in an issue of LAUNCH magazine concerning the history of Enerjet.
There was an article 10-15 years ago in Sport Rocketry about the history of the Enerjet D21 motor.
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