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hello im new in rocket world i need some help with designing some fins for my rocket anyone can help me please ?
 

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Hi There! Welcome!

Before designing your own rocket, I'd recommend you pick up a kit (or two) from a reputable manufacturer and build them. These kits have been designed and tested to ensure that they are safe to fly.

After you get a few builds under your belt, and you want to try designing your own rocket you'd need to give us more to work with. Are we talking about a MicroMax? Or are you going for an E powered design.
 

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hello im new in rocket world i need some help with designing some fins for my rocket anyone can help me please ?
I think there are folks here who can help you if you provide all the specifications of your rocket. It's like saying, "I have a car. What size tires do I need?" No one can answer that until they know what kind of car you have.

  • What is the length and diameter of the rocket?
  • What size and shape of nose cone?
  • What size motor will it fly on?
  • What will it be made of (cardboard, fiberglass, carbon fiber, Blue Tube, PVC, phenolic)?
 

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My suggestion echoes what the others have made, namely the handbook of model rocketry, it doesn't really which edition you get a hold of,(say for example the library only has the 3rd edition it will work fine). Welcome to the forum we hope you enjoy your stay
 

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What he said. Definitely.

I'd also second the recommendation to build and fly a few kits. Then try building a kit or two with different fins or whatever modifications you want to try.
Many paths to rocketry nirvana. I built many successful rockets using the rules of thumb taught by Stine and Van Milligan long before I ever touched a keyboard. The op's location may help us determine what resources are available.
 
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As is so often the case, we know absolutely nothing about what the OP is trying to do. Any advice is pretty much pointless until we learn more.

I don't know why so many people seem to think that asking a question like that, with absolutely no context or explanation, is likely to generate a useful response.
 

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I don't know why so many people seem to think that asking a question like that, with absolutely no context or explanation, is likely to generate a useful response.
And yet people are replying anyway. I asked the questions, no one wants to wait for the answers.
 

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I replied. Ask a simple question, get a simple answer, but one I stand by. FWIW I suspect the op is outside the USA. Provided a birthday though ! 😁

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I hope they come back with a little more background but who knows.
 

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So the response should be "What kind of help?"
 

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So the response should be "What kind of help?"
That's certainly one response. Ok, this is my new favorite thread. kristitarifa17 please come back and tell us what's up.

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I guess I'm that guy today. :angiefavorite:
 
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