new launch pad

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Aug 31, 2013
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I just built a new launch pad out of an old steel swivel office chair base. Solid as a rock and looks better than anything that you can buy. I'm using a drill chuck, and can use anything up to a 1/4" rod. It is a cross, + with a tube in the middle, and 4 small tubes one at each of the 4 ends, where the casters used to go. For a super heavy rocket that uses a rod, it can be nailed to the ground with spikes driven through the 4 small holes. I wish I could post a picture of it, but my Photobucket account was just canceled, and I have not yet found another place to hold my pictures. Bob.
If it's just for quick photo sharing, there are several places. I tend to use lately, but Google is another place that's easy.
Flickr works well. And gives you code that you can paste directly into a post.