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billeblurzz

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Yesterday I launched an Estes CC Express on c11-0 to c11-5. What a quick and very high flight! Can't imagine what a d powered flight would do? Spent most of afternoon looking for it in an open field!FullSizeRender-65.jpg
 

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Congrats on finding it!

I always like to see people trying the lowest impulse motor configuration on multistage rockets first!

You may need a tracker if you go D to D
 

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Yeah, double congrats ! Based on your picture, that "open field" full of corn stubble is not the easiest place to find a downed rocket. Couple of things you may already know: multiple sets of eyes are invaluable in tracking stages, a nice aluminized mylar streamer for the sustainer increases the odds in your favor.
 
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mbeels

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And beepers, they can help in that situation. The sound carries well in the mostly open space, and you at least know which direction to walk.
 

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Also doesn’t hurt to have your name and phone number somewhere on the rocket.
 
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