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brianc

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My son and I were planing on a road trip to NEFAR today, but
overslept. So instead, we hit the corner park with a few small ones...

As has become tradition with him, my son likes to launch the
Freaky Flyer to test the wind.
 

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Next up is a repaired Estes Flyer #2.

On it's first flight, we lost the nose section due to the cruddy
shock cord mount. Why, oh why didn't I suggest a tri-fold when he was
building it? :(

I sanded a new NC and transition from a craft peg I found at the store
one day.

We also replaced the chute with a streamer made of crepe paper.
 

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Next we sent up the Flyer #1. This was the first flight for this one
and sure enough- the shock cord ripped right out of the mount.
I really don't like these mounts!! I hope this is not something
Estes is going to continue with.

Luckily, all the parts were recovered (unlike the #2) and she'll fly again.
 

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And finally, we just couldn't wait to launch the new Baby Bertha.
It's decked out in grey primer!

This flew on an A8-3 and did so well, we followed up a B6-4.
 

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Four birds flown, five motors burned- only one unsuccessful flight.

All-in-all, not a bad couple of LPR hours at the park. <img src="https://www.rocketryforum.com/images/icons/icon6.gif">


BTW, I'm still working on the timing for my new Cannon PowerShot.
That's why I didn't post any 'in flight' pics.
 

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Maybe next weekend you'll get your fix of AP motors. ;) Hopefully you'll be able to join us as planned. Time for HERC rocketeer roll call!
 

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Originally posted by eugenefl
Maybe next weekend you'll get your fix of AP motors.
Yeah! My E30's & F21's are on the way from GreatLakes and Pratt Hobbies
sent an email today confirming the shipment of my kevlar. Hopefully,
my BARnone will take to the skys in Tampa. :)

Looking forward to completing another stop on the TOUR de FLORIDA!!
 

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WHY DOES NO ONE TELL ME ANYTHING!? Sheez...

It'll be great to have you in town Brian. Just hope and pray that I'll be able to make it!

Jason
 
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