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  1. frogglicker

    Scratch Build - Upscaled 3-in "Menace-3D"

    Intro: Over on another thread in the 3D Printing section, there's a friendly competition going on: TRF Challenge #1: Estes Menace and I thought this would be a great opportunity to push myself to learn more Fusion 360. I started back in March 2023 to 3D print small parts, and started...
  2. frogglicker

    SpiderMax Scratch Build

    Last week, I finished my scratch 3-inch Goblin, The Great Hobgoblin. I haven't been able to fly it yet and I am planning to Level 1 next Sunday with it. The weather hasn't been great and I didn't get a chance to get out to Harsel, Colorado. I had thoughts of heading down to Alamosa, Co. for...
  3. M

    Helicopter recovery with lego

    Hi everyone, I'm new to the forums but am a long time builder and flyer so I figured its time to start sharing some of my design and maybe get some feedback. Bear with me as I get used to posting. I've always wanted to build my own heli rocket but had no idea where to start with regards to...
  4. Alan R

    Oops! I launched my tiki drink!

    Wow. Finally mostly done. Only thing left is launch lugs and see how it flies. This is the scratch built section, so .. everything was scratch built except for a BT20 motor tube, engine clip and launch lugs. Maybe a few teaser posts before you get to see the whole thing? Let's start with...
  5. Culprit

    Gorilla Glue "Snot Rocket"

    My Gorilla Glue "Snot Rocket" recently made its first flight! The idea was simple - I was changing a caulk tube in my caulk gun one day and thought the business end looked like a ram-jet. From that moment, I knew I had to see one fly. I headed to Lowe's looking for a tube that had a screw...
  6. BruceS

    Bruce's Scale Sputnik

    Ok, as teased before, I am answering a challenge to upscale my 4" Splatnik. This will be a scratch built 12" diameter (roughly 1/2 sized) model of Sputnik 1. 3 engine cluster, streamer recovery. I'm going to post as I go. Step 1: Gather the parts.