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  1. Joekeyo

    Why Prime?

    Many of us BARS did not prime our rockets on our first round of rocketry back in the 60's, 70's etc. I never noticed any paint flaking off or other problems that I would associate with not using primer. My understanding is that the main purpose of primer is to help paint adhere to surfaces...
  2. L

    Alternative Igniter

    Hello All, I was thinking of planning some testing for an igniter design but wanted some feedback about my idea first. I was watching slow motion YouTube videos when I came across a couple slo-mo clips of a shotgun primer going off, Watch starting at 1:58 m, Watch starting at 5:00 m, It...
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