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Discussion in 'Contests' started by cwbullet, Oct 11, 2013.
Sometime in Feb? Maybe the 10th or so?
End of Feb works better for me
Let's make it 14 February. That allows me 3 launches.
If we make it the other side of that weekend, that will give me another opportunity. We have a launch on the 15th of February (just in case the weather is terrible on the January launch date). I am hoping to not need that. I am building this with an F39 in mind so as long as I can find a field, I can launch on my own.
Ok 18 February. That is it.
My build thread:
How are people doing on this? Just over a month to go!
My rocket is built - in paint phase now
So still need to fly and do build thread
Just a hint - my selected parts
Same situation (except I have a build thread). Mine is finished minus paint, it just has to fly.
Is there a prize for the winner of the contest?
Paint? We don't need no stinking paint on a pringles can rocket!
Mine is done and ready to fly. However, I had pneumonia and missed a launch that actually worked with my schedule. Now my daughter's activities are making just about every launch undoable. Ugh. I really need to find a spot I can launch some MPR without a club.
Has anybody else even done anything on this? Mine just has to fly.
Still waiting on a launch day that isn't scrubbed due to weather. January launches in the area were either cancelled or there were major traffic snarls between here and there due to the weather. Hoping that February launches happen.
If weather cancels February, we may extend the contest. I have followed a couple build threads.
Where are the build threads? I only see mine and etoyoc's.
That is the couple. 1+1 = a couple if my math is correct.
I've been waiting to fly mine before I do a build thread....
Pictures should be provided of each part in the list so everything is identifiable and everyone is on the same page.
I missed that question on my SAT.
I still got into a decent school.
Did my launch today
Unfortunately, my daughter hit the button early so that was all I got
here is a picture with a listing of the parts I used
Build thread to come
That might be the build to beat.
I probably lost. Oh well, it was fun trying...
Just a rough draft of a build using the plunger as the nose cone.
I am not entering because I run the thing, but I though I would try to incorporate a plunger.
View attachment plunger-john.rkt
Post a link to your thread here. I am extending it to 1 March at a request to fly at Grits.
Bummer, I went really quickly on my build to get it done by Feb 15... Wish I had known about the extension...
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Renuzit air freshener --CHECK-- Tail Cone
foam core board --CHECK--Fins and Centering Rings
Sobe bottle or any other bottle (this will allow some variation including the nip bottle) --CHECK--Fin Tip Accessories
undies --CHECK--Elastic Shock Cord
ice cream cone protector --CHECK--Engine Nozzle
umbrella or jar lid.. (did we decide to that umbrella was the answer to this one?) --CHECK--Umbrella Chute
plunger (wild card use it or not) --CHECK--Nose Cone Center
pringles can --CHECK--Body Tube (I LIKE these!)
Ping Pong Ball --CHECK--Fake Nozzles for bottles
Dowel. --CHECK--Fin tip accessories
Cardboard cand wrapper. --CHECK--Launch Lugs
Launch Video==Sorry about missing the deployment, I was paying more attention to the rocket than to the camera. You can see the chute at the very end of the video.
Heads Up Flight on AeroTech F32-4T (thanks for the advice, guys! Very majestic and un-enebriated lift-off, fairly straight boost until ran out of power and arced over. Deployment VERY late [almost a heart stopper]. Guessing made it up to 250 feet altitude and deployed at 100 feet. Only damage interestingly was the shoulder of the nose cone tore up a bit.)
You can find my build thread here
After covering with the foam, put purple duct tape over it and then trimmed off the tape.
$2 for the umbrella at the Thrift Store.
Modifications of the Renuzit for the Tail Cone
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