Preparing the zypher for camera :)

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Its been up 5x now, 4th one it came down hard cause of a JLCR that didnt open… decided to turn her into a camera craft … :)

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Good luck with your flight.
At least you can go and find out if it's stable :) . New South Wales( lets call it Texas Australia as it's the same size) is in Covid lockdown, joy......

Is that yellow an antenna on the fin or just a pretty bit?
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Pretty bit … i used the livery from a old Tomcat squadron off the USS Nimitz

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Good luck with your flight.
At least you can go and find out if it's stable :) . New South Wales( lets call it Texas Australia as it's the same size) is in Covid lockdown, joy......

Is that yellow an antenna on the fin or just a pretty bit?
Norm
Sorry about your lock down… hope you get to fly soon
 

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We will find out at LDRS this week :)
FWIW I've flown several rockets with various Additive Aerospace camera shrouds attached - nice straight flights without any noticeable veer. The launch in my avatar pic (4" rocket, CTI J355) is a case in point.
 

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Straight up and down … 25ft from my launch pad.

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Nice. I thought that the fin in the middle would be more obtrusive. It's less noticable than if you'd gone between the fins. Has anyone done the difinitive test on 3 or 4 fins for stopping the spinning?
 

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Rotates other way in Australia ? :)
Yes, And we only use left handed thread bolts and nuts in that funny metric system. And in the Southern hemisphere the sun rises in the West and sets in the East. :) I hope we're not going to divert your thread into bash the Aussies. Remember if you make it to Australia, you're going to need someone who recognises everything that can kill you here. Which is pretty much everything. :) :) Apart from Blue Tongued lizards which only look like they should be able to kill you but won't.
 
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My Aunt and Uncle live in Australia … cousins moved out of country, i can poke the koala bear if I want :)
 

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My Aunt and Uncle live in Australia … cousins moved out of country, i can poke the koala bear if I want :)
Think you'll find it's just a Koala. Not a bear..... :)
Ooh look at that octopus with rings on it that have just gone blue. I wonder what it feels like. Nooooooooooo.
 
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