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  1. Ralph M Bohm

    Transparent or clear nose cone availability?

    Hello All, Anyone here know of a source for transparent or clear 3" OD diameter, blunted ogive or pointed ogive nose cones (perhaps, even a parabolic shaped)? I've searched online for them but have not come up with any. I also searched the Forum here to no avail. I will keep trying...
  2. frognbuff2.0

    Atlas V 541 - Mars 2020

    I suppose I should have created this thread earlier and should have taken (a LOT) more pictures along the way, but I've been working on an Atlas V 541 model at 1:81.5 scale with the markings for the upcoming Mars 2020 mission for over a month now. It's all but done, once the semigloss has dried...
  3. R

    Low Pressure Pneumatics

    Not Earth-shaking, but maybe useful for many different applications such as actuating hatches, deploying legs, recovery deployment, stabilization. I'm creating a low pressure (10 psi) miniature pneumatic system to retract and extend legs on a model-sized rocket. The 1/4" pneumatic actuator...
  4. F

    Model Rocket Building Survey

    Hey guys, as part of my year 12 (senior year) research project i'm conducting a survey aimed at people who have built a model rocket before. It only takes a few minutes and I would really appreciate it if you could do it. I would also really appreciate it if you could share the survey link to...
  5. T

    Introduction and Statement of Intent.

    Hello, I wanted to address the board and express the nature of my interest in this hobby. To begin, let me say that I would be called a "Born Again" rocketeer. I played with Century and Estes model rockets as kid and learned a lot of what to do and what not to do in the smaller engine...