Secret Santa 2018

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  1. Nov 1, 2018 #1

    n3tjm

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    Secret Santa 2018
    Once again it’s time for Secret Santa! Christmas time is fast approaching and all the elves here at the North Pole are busy working overtime to make sure all the good boys and girls get all the rockets, motors, and accessories they deserve.

    PAPA ELF SPECIAL
    To encourage more people to sign up and not wait till the last day, Papa Elf will send a special gift to one lucky participant. Every person who signs up will be entered in a drawing. Their name will be entered in the drawing daily starting the day they sign up, till Thanksgiving Day. So, the sooner you sign up, the more entries you get! (note – if you want to opt out of the drawing, please let Papa Elf know when you submit your entry)

    Rules:
    - First Rule of Secret Santa is talk about Secret Santa!
    - Speaking of Rules, Read the Rules
    - DO NOT PARTICIPATE IF YOU HAVE NO INTENTION OF SENDING A GIFT.
    - DO NOT PARTICIPATE IF YOU DON’T PLAN ON CHECKING IN WHEN SENDING & RECEIVING.
    - Signup deadline will be Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 22nd at 11:59pm. You will be contacted via e-mail with your recipients name, TRF handle, address, and wish list starting as early as November 23rd.
    - All check-in’s should be sent to SecretSanta@pvbi.edu. Posting your check in on this thread is optional. Check in when you receive your e-mail, ordered your gift or sent your gift, and received your gift.
    - Feel free to post your wishlist within this thread too. It is fun to see what other people are wishing for.
    - You are encouraged to change your signature to advertise this event.
    - Buy a gift for your recipient. How much you spend is optional, but typically most people spend about $20-$30 for their recipient. Participating vendors will be posted in another thread soon.
    - Contact Papa Elf and let him know the gift is ordered.
    - Receive your gift and report you got something in the mail.
    - Christmas Morning - open your gift! Woe to the one that opens their gift early!
    - Post whatcha got and guess who sent it. Don’t forget to say thanks

    HOW TO SIGN UP!
    If you want to participate, send an e-mail titled "Secret Santa 2018" to "SecretSanta@pvbi.edu". Note: the old n3tjm e-mail will still work. In the e-mail, include the following information:

    TRF Handle:
    Real Name:
    Address:
    Phone #:
    Wishlist:

    Please start a new line for each field and with the wish list please keep everything on one line (Don't hit Enter). This makes it easier to enter the data into Papa Elf's spread sheet of good boys and girls. Your Phone number will remain private, Papa Elf just needs it in case he needs to contact you.

    Example: (This is Papa Elf's actual wishlist)
    N3tjm <Enter>
    Douglas Gardei <Enter>
    125 Penn View Drive <Enter>
    Penns Creek, PA 17862 <Enter>
    555-555-5555 <Enter>

    Wishlist:

    Nar Membership Renewed (Expired 10/31/18 but don’t have money to renew it :()

    Aerotech: Arreaux, Arreauxbee-Hi, Barracuda, Cheetah, G-Force, Initiator, Sumo, RMS 29/120, 180, 240, 360, RMS 38mm Set, RMS 54-1706 motor and K550 load. Q-jet motors.

    Estes: Airborne Surveillance Missile, Alien Invader, Alpha VI 60th Anniversary, Argent PS, Ascender PS, Astron Elliptic II, Astron Explorer, Black Brant III, Black Star Voyager, Blast Off Flight Pack, Blue Ninja, Citation Patriot, Checkmate, Christmas Ornaments, Cobra, Conquest, Crossbow SST, Dark Silver, Der Red Max, Designer Kit Special, Eliminator-E, EPM 010, Equinox, Executioner, Expedition, Explorer Aquarius, Firebolt, Fletcher, Fusion X25, Goblin, Honest John, HiFlier XL, Indicator, Interceptor E, Jetliner Mini, Laser Lance, Little Joe 1, Little Joe II, Load Star, Long Tom, Lynx, Magician, Majestic PS, Mammoth, Maxi Alpha III, Mini “A” Heli, Mini Max, Nike Apache, Nike Smoke, Nike Smoke PS, Outlander, Panavia, Partizon PS, Phoenix Bird, Photon Probe, Puma, Quinstar, Red Nova. Red, Green, Gold, Yellow, or Pink Crayon. Sahara, Satellite Interceptor, Saturn V, Scion, Scorpion, Screaming Eagle, Shuttle, SLV, Solar Warrior, Space Shuttle, Starship Orbiter, Sterling Silver, STM 012, Stormcaster, Stratocruiser, Super Big Bertha, Super Neon, Super Nova, Trajector PS, Twin Factor, Vector Force, Ventris PS, V2;. E12-0, E16-0. E16-4, F15-0 and/or F15-4 motors. Blast Off Flight Packs

    Dynasoar - IntR/Ceptor, Spyplane, X-plane RC Kits.

    Loc: Bruiser-EXP3, Expediter, Minie Magg, Mega Magg, Phoenix, Star Fighter 152, Viper III or IV, Warlock

    Pemberton Technologies: Bucky Jones, Space Ark;
    Quest: B6-4, C6-3, C6-5 motors, Q-Jet Motors24pk igniters, Aerospace One, Full Betty, SHX Stilleto.

    Semroc – Baby Orion, Der V-1.5, Geehod, Little Joe II, Mars Lander, Moon Glo, Orbital Transport, Satellite Killer, Saturn 1B, SLS Lil' Hustler, Starship Excaliber, Space Shuttle, Yung’un’s Nuke.

    Other: CTI E75 Motors. CTI 24mm 2 grain case, closures, Possibly Loads.
    Pack of F24-4W’s and F35-5W’s from Hobbylinc.
    Any G Reloads from Hobbylinc
    AMW Gift Certificate
    Hobbylinc Gift Certificate
    Performance Hobbies Gift Certificate
    Gift visa to buy Gas.
    Anything from Wildman
    Anything you think Papa & Mrs Elf would like.

    Have Fun!

    Papa Elf
     
  2. Nov 1, 2018 #2

    dhbarr

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    I'm in! Wishlist to follow.
     
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    I'm in. Will send email today.
     
  4. Nov 1, 2018 #4

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    My favorite time of the year, now I get to spend all day dreaming up a wish list.
     
  5. Nov 1, 2018 #5

    dr wogz

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    I'm in!

    email sent!
     
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    smugglervt

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    I'm in..... email sent.

    Wishlist

    Any Wildman kit
    Any Madcow kit
    Any Binder Design Kit
    Any MacPerformance Kit
    Any LOC kit
    Any 3”-4” fiberglass kit
    AT 29/40-120 reloads
    AT 24/40 reloads
    OneBadHawk Harness
    Quick links
    Barrel swivels
    Rocketpoxy
    1010 rail buttons
    Kevlar cord – 300 to 700 lb
    Drogue parachutes – 9” to 12”
    Shock cord protectors
    Nomex blankets – 6” to 12”
    Missileworks RRC2+
    Missileworks T3 GPS Tracker
    Any Eggtimer/Eggfinder product
    Printed sled for Eggfinder or Missleworks GPS trackers
    Avbay hardware
    Altimeter wiring kits, rotary switches
    Charge wells 2 gram and up
    Strap-on Booster Pods (Apogeerockets)
    Igniters
    CTI ProDat 54
    Mobius/808 camera
    Camera Shroud
    Small toolbox for launch day tools
    Any rocketry related gift card
     
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  7. Nov 1, 2018 #7

    T-Rex

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    I'm in as soon as I can figure out what to wish for....
     
  8. Nov 1, 2018 #8

    dr wogz

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    Cosmodrome Black Brant.. that's one I'd like..
     
  9. Nov 1, 2018 #9

    Eric

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    Is it possible and would anyone else want, to have the sign up ended a day or two sooner. If I have my lucky person a little sooner, they can get more from early black Friday deals. Like Wildman's Wednesday sale.
     
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    Locksmith

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    In again but like Everytime no wish list prefer to be surprised!
    But I do agree with Eric on possibly ending a week earlier for the different deals that end before BF
     
  11. Nov 1, 2018 #11

    Nytrunner

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    Maybe joining in again will help motivate me to build last year's gift!
     
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    I'm in! I used to do this on other hobby forums and it was lots of fun!

    I like surprises, but here are some wishes...
    Pemberton Tech: Little Bucky Jones
    Aerotech: Any but like the Cheetah
    Estes: Hi Flier XL, Mean Machine, Executioner, Lance Beta, Nike-X, Blast Off Flight Pack
     
  13. Nov 1, 2018 #13

    DeepOvertone

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    I’m in but also want the sign up to end early as to take advantage of the sales. Please papa elf?
     
  14. Nov 1, 2018 #14

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    I'm In!

    Email is coming soon!! :)



    Thanks,
     
  15. Nov 1, 2018 #15

    Brian Kirksey

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    I would like to be in. Sending email this evening.
     
  16. Nov 2, 2018 #16

    sandeja1

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    I'm in! Have been WAITING for this! Wish list and info to follow shortly!!!!!

    THANK YOU Papa Elf!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    I missed the last two, but definitely won't miss another. I'm in!


    Wishlist:
    Any fiberglass kit
    CTI 24mm 6 grain case and closure
    AT 29/40-120 reloads
    Wildman/Madcow/Bay Area Rocketry gift cards
    Eggfinder Quark kit
    Fiberglass 75mm motor tube
    Loki 54mm tail cone
     
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    Brian Kirksey

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    Wishlist: You guys probably know more what I could use than I do. :)
    Estes:
    Leviathan, Ventris, Argent, Sidewinder, Phoenix
    MAC rockets:
    Black Fly
    MACH 1 rockets: AIM 66, X-AGM, starlight, Blackhole
    MADCOW:
    AGM 33-PIKE 1.6" , Black Brant
    Sirius Rocketry:
    Eradicator

    Motors: D-E
    Ripstop Parachutes 15"-18"
    Surprises are fun!
     
  19. Nov 2, 2018 #19

    Rockyt

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    I'm in

    Wishlist:

    NAR membership

    ESTES: Alpha VI, Conquest, Cobra, Lynx, Mini Comanche 3, BULLPUP12D, Sci-Fi nose Cone Assortment (003173), Der Red Max, Fletcher, Tomcat

    QUEST: Harpoon, Cobalt, Q2 Launch Controller

    ODD’L ROCKETS: F-16 Fighter fleet

    APOGEE/DYNASTAR: Snarky, SR-72

    SIRIUS ROCKETRY: Interrogator Standard

    MPC ROCKETS: Star Trek USS Enterprise, USS Reliant, Klingon

    NewWay: Exocet NWY-24, Mark 4 Square

    Rocketarium: Aster Military Missile RK – 1018, jay Hawk Deluxe RK-1109b, Anti-radiation Missile RK- 1110

    Surprise me J
     
  20. Nov 2, 2018 #20

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    Im in!

    Info and wishlist sent.

    Merry Christmas everyone!!!
     
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  21. Nov 3, 2018 #21

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    I am in again.

    Any scale kit.

    If anyone is felling generous a Madcow Bomarc would be great.
     
  22. Nov 3, 2018 #22

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    Wow. That time already. Snuck up on me!
    I'm in. Last year I had to tap out at the last minute. Surely not this year.
    Will get my list made up soon.

    Here is my Wishlist. It is always changing as my mood changes or new products are brought to my attention.

    LOC: Mini Magg, Micro Magg, Onyx, Nano Magg, NORAD, Park Flyer Hawk, Lil Nuke
    Madcow: 2.6" Hawk, 2.6" fiberglass Lil Goblin
    MAC Performance: Blackfly
    Mach 1 Rocketry: Spektor, X-AGM-Piercer BT55, Antigravity, Boost BT50, Pulse BT 55
    Mercury Engineering: Grave Danger, Mutant Daddy, Invader, RDR II, Hijacker
    Public Missiles: MR-1
    Binder Design: 3" Excel
    3D Rocketry: Circulus 3, 3-Demon

    Eggtimer: Quark, Proton, Eggfinder Mini transmitter, Quantum, WiFi switch
    Loki: 38/480 hardware, 38/120 reloads, 38/240 reloads, 54/1200 hardware
    SCP Concepts: 5"x75mm thrust plate
    Aeropack: 75mm flanged retainer
    Top Flight Recovery: 36" X-Form, 3" Crossfire

    3" PML Quantum Tube, 5"x75mm centering rings, 5" fiberglass nose cone 4 to 1 or 3 to 1, shock chord protector sleeves, US composites 150 medium epoxy
     
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  23. Nov 3, 2018 #23

    Brian Kirksey

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    Can a moderator delete this post please. Did not mean to add another wish list to thread, I was just trying to edit a previous post.. Doh!!!!
     
  24. Nov 3, 2018 #24

    solid_fuel

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    Sweet! I'm in.

    Wishlist:
    Any dual deploy kit to be my first dual deploy kit.
    Any dual deploy Altimeter to be my first
    Any dual deploy hardware
    Any color, size or style of Bama recovery Chutes
    Any Dr. Rocket or Monster Motor hardware
    Any Loki hardware or reload
    AT 24/60 hardware
    I prefer kits to be military or sounding rockets but anything cool is cool. long and skinny is better than short and fat. Some lighter Sci-Fi stuff is cool.
    Any Wildman kit
    Any Madcow kit
    Any LOC kit
    Any 2.6", 3” or 4” fiberglass kit (except Nike Smoke)
    Any 5" or larger Nike smoke kit
    AT 29/40-120 reloads
    Any recovery gear; Kevlar harnesses, swivels, links, etc..
    Any Eggtimer/Eggfinder product
    Printed sled for Eggfinder GPS trackers; prefer Labrat for eggfinder/eggfinder mini for 38mm nosecones
    54 to 38 Aeropack motor adapter
    AeroTech or compatible 29mm forward/aft closures
    Madcow Honest John 2.6"
    Madcow Black Brant II fiberglass 2” or 4”
    Madcow 2.6" V2
    LOC Terrier Booster
    LOC 2.26" Iris w/ 38mm motor mount
    Loc 2.26″ Sandhawk w/38mm motor mount
    Loc 2.26″ IQSY Tomahawk w/38mm motor mount
    Estes Saturn V
    Tripoli membership
    2019 yearly MDRA dues and/or yearly launch fee
    Lifetime NAR membership LOL!

    My low power build pile already needs to be built down but any of the following would be awesome too:
    Dynastar Stonebreaker (5028)
    Dynastar AeroDactyl two stage
    North Coast Rocketry Hobgoblin
    North Coast Lance Delta
    North Coast Bounty Hunter
    Quest Future Launch Vehicle
    Quest Navajo AGM 2 Stage
    Quest Quad Runner
    Estes Black Brant III
    Estes super big bertha
    Estes Mega Der Red Max
    Estes Der Red Max mini (2245)
    Estes Silver Comet (2141)
    Estes Python (2129)
    Estes Tomcat (2086)
    Estes Phoenix (1380)
    Estes SR-71 (7003)
    AeroTech Warthog

    I will constantly update my wants list via the post in the thread as my mind catches up
     
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    sandeja1

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    Giftcards: Anything/anywhere rocketry related (eBiz/Semroc, Estes, Apogee, MadCow, etc.)

    Aerotech: 18/20 complete motor kit, 24/40 complete motor hardware, 24/60 complete motor hardware, 29/40-120 hardware kit,

    Accur8.com: Mercury Redstone Skin & Molded Fins set (Estes)

    ESTES: Alpha III, Alpha, Alpha VI 60th Anniversary, Big Daddy, Big Bertha, Citation Patriot, Conquest, Der Red Max, Executioner, Honest John, Mean Machine, Mega Mosquito, Nike X, Red Nova, Super Big Bertha, Super Neon, Scion,

    LOC Precision: LOC-1, LOC IV, LOC 4” Gobin

    MADCOW: 2.6” Mozzie, 1.6” Mini DX3, 1.6” Mini Black Brant II, 3” Little John

    MoreRockets.com: Mach 10 Boost Glider, The Viper, The Super Viper

    North Coast Rocketry: Bounty Hunter

    Odd’l Rockets: Breakaway

    Quantum: Eggtimer

    Rocketarium: Mega Vortico, Mega Rebel, Retro Rebel, Turbo Vortico, Vortico Odd Roc

    Semroc: SLS Brighton, Bandit, Blue Bird Zero, Ranger, Shrike

    Sirrius: Any Interogator G
     
  26. Nov 3, 2018 #26

    solid_fuel

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    I would like to also add my support for an earlier ending to allow me to take advantage of ‘black Wednesday’ sales.
     
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    jlnel

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    Im open to end it anytime Santa feels necessary..
     
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    DeepOvertone

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    Wishlist: Bold are Items I especially like or need.

    Aerotech: Initiator, Mirage, Sumo, G-Force, HV Arcas, 29/120 Case, Reloads: 24/40, 24/60, 29/40-120, 29/120-180-240, 38/120-240-360-480-720, Any 24-54mm Single use motor.

    AMW: Gift Card, Fiberglass Bigger Daddy, NSL Big Bertha, Fibermax Honeycomb Skins

    Apogee Rockets: Gift Card

    Mad Cow: Any kit, Gift Card, 2.6" Patriot, 4" Patriot, 2.2 Fiberglass Scarab, 2.6 Hawk, 2.6 Fiberglass Black Brant II, 2.6 Fiberglass Nike Smoke, 2.6" Fiberglass Honest John, 4" little John, 4" Fiberglass Nike Smoke, 4" Squat.

    Mac Perfomance: Any kit except 54mm and 4" Black Flies, Gift Card, 3" Black Fly.

    Mach 1: BT60 Scat

    PML: Gift Card, 1/6 Patriot,1/4 Patriot, Striker, Black Brant VB, Mystic, Spitfire, Miranda

    LOC: Any Kit, Gift Card, Any Sandhawk, 2.6 Patriot, Any Magg, Any IRIS, Onyx, 4" Goblin, 4" Patriot, Door Knob.

    Misc: Any vendors gift cards. Jolly Logic Chute release.

     
  29. Nov 5, 2018 #29

    gdjsky01

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    I'm in.
    Wish list is pretty short

    Quest: One of (in order of want) Q-jet D16-4, D16-6, C12-4, C12-6,
    Estes: (in no order) Flip Flyer, Red Nova, Expedition, SLV, Explorer Aquarius, Astron Explorer, Quinstar
     
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    2nd post to add:
    Squirrel Works: Dogfight, Firebird SST, Arapahoe-E

    Morerockets.com: Blackhawk, USS Atlantis

    Greedy, Maybe...forgetful, absolutely :)
     

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