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Aerobee300

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I have at least one rocket made by each of the following manufacturers ;

Estes (11)
Thrustline (5)
Semroc (2)
Squirrelworks (1)
Quest (3)
The Launch Pad (1 on order)

Manufacturers (and some of the rockets) that I'm eager to try are ;

Fliskits ( Stingray, Tres, Tumbleweed )
RocketPad ( LaCrosse XM4 )
Rockethead Rockets ( Battle Axe )
Sunward ( Liberator, Ice Storm )
Custom ( Sam-X, Ion Pulsar )
Shrox ( SHX-3B )

And soon I'll score something made by Centuri off Ebay !!!

PLUS I know I'm missing some cool companies .... that's why I started this thread !!!
 

Juaru

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The kits in my fleet are:

Cosmodrome
Estes
Quest
Semroc
Starlight
Edmonds Aerospace
Sunward
Holverson Designs
Fliskits
FunRockets
Custom
Aerotech
The Launch Pad
Pyramid Rocketry
Model Minutes
Saturn Press

Some I'd like to try are:

LOC
ARG
Mile High Rockets

Really... I'd like to try 'em all!


John (not Jon)

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cydermaster

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In my fleet:

Art Applewhite,
Custom,
EAT,
Estes,
Fliskits,
Fun Rockets,
Hesperis Technologies
Orbital Engineering,
Quest,
Rockethead Rockets,
Semroc,
Sunward,
Thrustline.


I'd like to try (*=someday, when I've got my explosives liscence):

Aerotech*,
BSD*,
The Launch Pad*,
LOC*,
Public Missiles*,
Shrox,
Squirrelworks.

I'm sure to have left some out! :rolleyes:

Post 999 - next ones the biggie!!
 

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Custom
Quest
Estes
ASP
Thrustline
Fliskit
Cycline3
Launch Pad
Rocket Pad
LOC
EAT (pending)
 

joepolicy

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Currently,

FlisKits
Quest
Estes
Custom
Squirrel Works
EAT
Aerotech
Rockethead
Thrustline
RocketPad
Semroc
Applewhite
Cycline
QModeling
Dynastar
Edmunds
Tango Papa
Sunward
Apogee


Waiting on:

Shrox (patiently!)

Would like to try:

Polecat/Skunkworks
LOC
Binder Design
PML
 

Elapid

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estes
quest
US Rockets
AeroTech

oops!
i forgot some!

ShadowAero
rocketvision
 

arthur dent

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ESTES
QUEST
PHYSICS OF FLIGHT
ORBITAL ENGINEERING
LAUNCH PAD
FLISKITS
ARDVARK
LOC/PRECISION


and the JONNY HATTON SCRATCH BUILT RANGE:D :D
 

Mike

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Hmmm, I'm thinking I ought to try more...

Estes
Quest
Fliskits
Art Applewhite
Orbital Engineering
Space Craft (very soon)

:( :( :(
 

rstaff3

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Art Applewhite (many)
DG&A (1)
PML (1)
Rocketman (1)
Estes (many)
Estes/North Coast (1)
North Coast (1)
Quest (2)
Thoy (1)
Cognis/Lawndart (1)
FlisKits (3)
Shrox (1)
Aardvark (1)
EAT (1)
Apogee (1)
Launch Pad (1)
 

dr wogz

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Estes (don't we all own at least one.. at least one in outr life time!!) - (many!!)
Quest (3)
LOC (Vulcanite)

scratch builds from Estes..

and waiting for my 'Binder Designs' order to come in! (Excel Jr. and Stealth Jr.)
 

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Not hijacking a thread or anything (merely drifting), out of those manufacturers you've built from, who's your favourite in terms of design, instructions, quality? etc.
 

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BSD
Quest
Estes
Physics Of Flight
Semroc
Sunward


-Karl
 

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My fav is between Semroc and Estes .

Semroc :

Offer a range of superb quality kits , a very nice & friendly company , always on hand to help. This brand has a very high potential to become the best model rocket desingers around.

Estes :

Offer a WIDE range of model rocket kits. Kits are to good quality , and have lots of differnet designs. And make motors for their kits so I guess thats a bonus :)
-Karl
 

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Now that's a hard question Mike !!! There are so many AWESOME manufacturers now-a-days and my range of experience with different makers is still fairly limited.

I'm gonna say that Thrustline is my favorite though .... simply because John offers some awesome Estes clones .... and espesially a clone of the Aerobee 300 .... his kits are definatly "old school" and remind me of my childhood rocketry experience. Seems Thrustline has the most rapid rate of "new designs" being released on a regular basis as well !!! PLUS .... Thrustline has let me lend a hand in the design of a new kit which I think is too cool !!!
 

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Hmmm...

Let's see if I can do this from memory.

FlisKits (3)
Squirrel Works (1)
Art Applewhite (2)
Roachwerks (10)
Thrustline (2)
Rocket Pad (1)
Estes (More than I care to count)
Quest (A bunch)
Custom (A large handful)
Aerotech (2)
Holverson (1)


I should say that not all of the kits I'm counting above have been built yet - but they will be. I have no intention of just collecting. I want to build 'em and fly 'em.
 

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Estes
Quest
Aerotech
Fliskits
Sunward
Thrustline
EAT (pending)
THe Launch Pad
Physics of Flight

favourites - probably fliskits
 

hokkyokusei

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Estes
Seattle Rocket Works
Centuri (only clones though)
Quest
Custom Rockets
Rogue Aerospace
Aerospace Speciality Products
Public Missiles Limited
The Launch Pad
Blackhawk R&D
Orbital Engineering
Airfix (yes really!)
Opitek
Sunward
Fliskits
Aerotech
QModeling
Mile High Rockets
SPACECRAFT
Lots of scratch built stuff
...and hopefully soon Roachwerks :)
 

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My current fleet includes rockets from:

Aerotech
Art Applewhite Rockets
Binder Design
BSD
Custom
Cycline3 Rocketry
Estes
Fliskits
Launch Pad (The)
PML
Rockethead Rockets
Quest
Yank Enterprises

Used to have a Squirrel Works Red Baron glider until it crashed.:mad:

I've also got a few scratchbuilts that were built using Estes components.

Manufacturers I wouldn't mind trying:

EAT
FatCat Rockets (Space Probe 587)
Holverson (The real Holverson, not the foam stuff)
LOC
North Coast/Estes
Polecat Aerospace (if I get a good job):rolleyes:
QModeling
Shrox Industria
Squirrel Works (again)
Thrustline

I'm sure I left some out too. Oh well.:rolleyes:
 

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Completed rockets:

Estes (6)
Custom (1)
Quest (1)
Semroc (1)
Clones (3; 2 Estes, 1 Centuri)

Waiting for my attention:
Estes (5)
Quest (1)
 

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Only one Shrox in this entire group?

rstaff3, which one is it?

shrox
 

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Aerotech
Apogee
Blackhawk R&D
Custom
Estes
Funrockets
Fliskits
LOC
PML
Quest
Scratchbuilts

I don't think I've forgotten any. Had to do the alhpabet thing to figure it out :)
 

joepolicy

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Originally posted by Mike
Not hijacking a thread or anything (merely drifting), out of those manufacturers you've built from, who's your favourite in terms of design, instructions, quality? etc.
My "Top 3"

FlisKits
Semroc
Thrustline
 

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My fleet is dominated by FlisKits as they were the ones I saw that made me become a BAR.

FlisKits
Estes
Fat Cat Rockets
Thrustline
Aerotech



Steve
 

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Originally posted by Mike
Not hijacking a thread or anything (merely drifting), out of those manufacturers you've built from, who's your favourite in terms of design, instructions, quality? etc.
QModeling. Without a shadow of a doubt.

OK, the kits are based on old designs, but they've been substantially re-engineered, and the parts and instructions quality are absolutely first class.
 

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Originally posted by hokkyokusei
Estes
Seattle Rocket Works
Centuri (only clones though)
Quest
Custom Rockets
Rogue Aerospace
Aerospace Speciality Products
Public Missiles Limited
The Launch Pad
Blackhawk R&D
Orbital Engineering
Airfix (yes really!)
Opitek
Sunward
Fliskits
Aerotech
QModeling
Mile High Rockets
SPACECRAFT
Lots of scratch built stuff
...and hopefully soon Roachwerks :)
...and I missed out Cosmodrome Rocketry.
 

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Originally posted by shrox
Only one Shrox in this entire group?

rstaff3, which one is it?

shrox
SHX-15. Now '-A' I guess. :)

(I have a review on EMRR)
 

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Fliskits( not built but just bout done)
Estes
Quest(Not built, need to get done before Monday)
Aerotech

Want to try as of this second

BSD
PML
 

Johnnie

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Blackhawk R&D
Public Enemy
Vaughn Brothers Rocketry
Rocket Dynamic Systems
North Coast Rocketry
Missile Works
Public Missiles
Aerotech
Semroc
Fliskits
The Launch Pad
Estes
Questes
Black Cat :D
 

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