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A year and a half ago, I successfully fly my L1 cert flight. August 15, 2015. I flew an H128W in my Estes Partizon.

Today, February 4, 2017, I successfully flew my L2 cert flight. Today I flew a J350W in my MadCow 4" PAC-3.

I will fly my L3 cert flight… when money allows. Check back around 2025 lol.
 

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Congrats!

Change that siggy daggumit!
 

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Congrats! Time to update your signature.
 

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Congratulations! It's a great feeling, ain't it?
 

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Congrats, I just got my L2 pin in the mail today.
 

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Congrats on the L2.

You'll be surprised at how that will open up rocketry to so many things. I got my L3, not because I ran out of things to do with L2, but because I got a great price on a kit and LDRS was coming close enough to go to.
 

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Congrats! I got my L2 with the same rocket.
 

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Congratulations! It's a great feeling, ain't it?
I have to admit, it's pretty awesome. Flying a J isn't much different than flying an I. But now I have the option for K and L. There's where it gets interesting.

I'm thinking 75mm inside a 4" fiberglass rocket.
 

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Yeah, the longer you put it off, the more the technology/electronics changes and becomes more affordable. You'll keep changing your configurations
if you start thinking or "slow building" an L3 project(s) now. Kurt
 

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You know, you'd think that. But the rocket I wanted to consider for an L3 project just increased in cost by 100.00 so it got less affordable.
 

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Congrats ! But wait... I seem to remember something I was told a long time ago... PICTURES OR IT DIDN'T HAPPEN !!! :wink:
 

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You know, you'd think that. But the rocket I wanted to consider for an L3 project just increased in cost by 100.00 so it got less affordable.
Ummmmm, I was thinking of the electronics. I jumped at an Extreme Wildman when it was introduced and same thing with a Dominator 4. The introductory prices are usually a killer steal. That's what you should
keep your eyes open for. An introductory kit/collection of parts that will fit the venue you want to fly and jump at the extreme discount of an initial offering. I got two 7.5" Smok'in rocket kits for the price of one years
ago. ($400.00) Kurt
 

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Congrats ! But wait... I seem to remember something I was told a long time ago... PICTURES OR IT DIDN'T HAPPEN !!! :wink:
Awwwwww, he can always post a scan of his certification card for you doubting Thomases!:lol::wink:

Cripes he was probably shaking so hard during the flight, he wouldn't have been able to hold a camera anyways!:rolleyes:

Kurt :point:
 

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I have to admit, it's pretty awesome. Flying a J isn't much different than flying an I. But now I have the option for K and L. There's where it gets interesting.

I'm thinking 75mm inside a 4" fiberglass rocket.
First: congratulations! That's fantastic!

Second: Oh, yes.... yes, it does. The jump between H and I is one thing.... but between J and L.... NOW you've really opened things up!

You've got some hardware and recovery bits to acquire, friend--enjoy!

Later!

--Coop
 

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A year and a half ago, I successfully fly my L1 cert flight. August 15, 2015. I flew an H128W in my Estes Partizon.

Today, February 4, 2017, I successfully flew my L2 cert flight. Today I flew a J350W in my MadCow 4" PAC-3.

I will fly my L3 cert flight… when money allows. Check back around 2025 lol.
Congrats did my L2 Saturday Feb 4th also. Bet it was warmer here!
Bill
 

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You've got some hardware and recovery bits to acquire, friend--enjoy!

Later!

--Coop
Not saying I'm there, but I started collecting before the cert flight lol.

Motor cases 38/120 - 720, 54/852 - 1280. Five, maybe six, SLCFs. Eggtimer TRS with LCD receiver.

It's a start right?
 

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Awwwwww, he can always post a scan of his certification card for you doubting Thomases!:lol::wink:

Cripes he was probably shaking so hard during the flight, he wouldn't have been able to hold a camera anyways!:rolleyes:

Kurt :point:
Didn't even have a camera in hand. I'm sure someone got pics or video. I need to find out who. My wife may have captured one. I'll be sorting her pics later.
 

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Not saying I'm there, but I started collecting before the cert flight lol.

Motor cases 38/120 - 720, 54/852 - 1280. Five, maybe six, SLCFs. Eggtimer TRS with LCD receiver.

It's a start right?
You'll like the TRS once you get the hang of it and get a good install. Kurt
 

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Congrats Man!
 

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Congrats Man!
Thanks. I took the written test back in June. Had my rocket ready for NSL. Issues and complications led to no cert flight. Only took 8 months from test to flight. That's normal, right? lol
 

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You'll like the TRS once you get the hang of it and get a good install. Kurt
I've got to find out who Connor is. Apparently he assembled my TRS. Been told he does awesome work assembling Eggtimer products on the cheap. I have the skills to assemble them, but old age has killed my eyes and I've developed a small shake in my hands. Still good for normal soldering, not so much for micro soldering.

And what did you mean by good install?
 

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I have to admit, it's pretty awesome. Flying a J isn't much different than flying an I. But now I have the option for K and L. There's where it gets interesting.

I'm thinking 75mm inside a 4" fiberglass rocket.
Congratulations! I'm hoping to make my cert attempt within the next couple months. I have a 4" fiberglass/75mm rocket kit in the box that I'm having dirty thoughts about what I want to do with it after getting my L2. "Smashing Mach" is what comes to mind most often.
 

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Congratulations! I'm hoping to make my cert attempt within the next couple months. I have a 4" fiberglass/75mm rocket kit in the box that I'm having dirty thoughts about what I want to do with it after getting my L2. "Smashing Mach" is what comes to mind most often.
Mach is one of my goals, but I have concerns. Not about the speed or the rocket surviving it. I'm concerned because Mach means serious altitude.
 
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