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How do people count CATO's in this thread? I had a rough day at ROC on Saturday. Two recovery failures and a CATO.
My policy is to count CATOs or chuffs that are hard enough that you won't burn the rest of the motor. I don't think there's a formal rule, so do whatever seems right to you.
 
Had a good successful static fire of a 5in P motor last weekend

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...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns
Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Wayco....................................... 21832.4 Ns (L3, 23 motors, 7 Ex. 16 comm. 21 flights)
Hardline.................................... 20877.0 Ns (L3, 20 motors, 6 Ex. 14 comm. 20 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
Dabcat ..................................... 20777.9 Ns (L2, 31 motors, 20 Ex. 11 comm. 16 flights)
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4420.3 Ns (L3, 10 comm. motors, 1 EX, 11 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
bad_idea......................................1448.6 NS (L2, 11 motors, 7 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
kjhambrick ................................... 688.4 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 3 flights)
RiffD ........................................ 678.3 Ns (L1, 19 motors, 19 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
Krislhull..................................... 603.5 Ns (L3, 6 motors, 6 flights)
Boatgeek.......................................424.8 Ns (L2, 10 motors, 8 flights)
BEC .......................................... 396.3 Ns (L1, 91 motors, 77 flights)
PhlAsh ....................................... 367.5 Ns (L2, 23 motors, 23 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
noahapiraino ................................. 291.0 Ns (L2, 2 motors, 2 flights)
Rocketjunkie ................................. 240.0 Ns (L3, 3 motors, 1 flight)
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns
lr64........................................... 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)
 
Had a good successful static fire of a 5in P motor last weekend

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...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns
Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
I think you're gonna need a bigger test stand/rocket/mixer.....
We might be able to help you with (some of) that....
 
How do people count CATO's in this thread? I had a rough day at ROC on Saturday. Two recovery failures and a CATO.
That's gonna be a tough one, looking at the remains of your cato, there were some grains that didn't burn? Hard to figure out what you burned unless you weight the remains.....
Sorry to see the damage, looking forward to your next adventure.
 
...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns
...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns

Wayco....................................... 21832.4 Ns (L3, 23 motors, 7 Ex. 16 comm. 21 flights)
Hardline.................................... 20877.0 Ns (L3, 20 motors, 6 Ex. 14 comm. 20 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns

DaHabes...................................... 5956.0 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 15 flights)
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns

Dabcat....................................... 3897.8 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 9 Ex. 6 comm. 7 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
Donnager..................................... 1504.0 Ns (L2, 2 motors, 2 flights)
Neutronium................................... 1384.0 Ns (L3, 1 motor, 1 flight
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 1278.9 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
bad_idea.......................................643.7 NS (L2, 5 motors, 3 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns

BEC .......................................... 311.5 Ns (L1, 72 motors, 61 flights)
PhlAsh ....................................... 240.9 Ns (L2, 19 motors, 19 flights)
Rocketjunkie ................................. 240.0 Ns (L3, 3 motors, 1 flight)
RiffD ........................................ 216.6 Ns (L0, 8 motors, 8 flights)
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
Boatgeek........................................82.1 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 3 flights)

...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
 
Flew 5 rockets at the ICBM launch in Dalzell. Most were clusters, 16 motors used.
BTW, catos count, unlit motors don't.
...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns
Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Wayco....................................... 21832.4 Ns (L3, 23 motors, 7 Ex. 16 comm. 21 flights)
Hardline.................................... 20877.0 Ns (L3, 20 motors, 6 Ex. 14 comm. 20 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
Dabcat ..................................... 20777.9 Ns (L2, 31 motors, 20 Ex. 11 comm. 16 flights)
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4420.3 Ns (L3, 10 comm. motors, 1 EX, 11 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
Rocketjunkie ................................ 1660.0 Ns (L3, 16 motors, 6 flights)
bad_idea......................................1448.6 NS (L2, 11 motors, 7 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
kjhambrick ................................... 688.4 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 3 flights)
RiffD ........................................ 678.3 Ns (L1, 19 motors, 19 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
Krislhull..................................... 603.5 Ns (L3, 6 motors, 6 flights)
Boatgeek.......................................424.8 Ns (L2, 10 motors, 8 flights)
BEC .......................................... 396.3 Ns (L1, 91 motors, 77 flights)
PhlAsh ....................................... 367.5 Ns (L2, 23 motors, 23 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
noahapiraino ................................. 291.0 Ns (L2, 2 motors, 2 flights)
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns
lr64........................................... 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)
 
If we're counting CATOs, I had an H250 burn go in Dalzell, SC this past weekend, took out a chunk of the rocket with it. Thankfully the AV bay, nosecone, electronics, and recovery gear all survived, so I'll have to find time to rebuild now.

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Wes on site got this great shot of it midair with a nice flame out the side:

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...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns

Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Wayco....................................... 21832.4 Ns (L3, 23 motors, 7 Ex. 16 comm. 21 flights)
Hardline.................................... 20877.0 Ns (L3, 20 motors, 6 Ex. 14 comm. 20 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
Dabcat ..................................... 20777.9 Ns (L2, 31 motors, 20 Ex. 11 comm. 16 flights)
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns
DaHabes...................................... 5956.0 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 15 flights)
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4420.3 Ns (L3, 10 comm. motors, 1 EX, 11 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
Rocketjunkie ................................ 1660.0 Ns (L3, 16 motors, 6 flights)
bad_idea..................................... 1448.6 NS (L2, 11 motors, 7 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
kjhambrick ................................... 688.4 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 3 flights)
RiffD ........................................ 678.3 Ns (L1, 19 motors, 19 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
Krislhull..................................... 603.5 Ns (L3, 6 motors, 6 flights)
noahapiraino ................................. 522.0 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 2 flights, 1 cato)
Boatgeek.......................................424.8 Ns (L2, 10 motors, 8 flights)
BEC .......................................... 396.3 Ns (L1, 91 motors, 77 flights)
PhlAsh ....................................... 367.5 Ns (L2, 23 motors, 23 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns

lr64............................................ 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)
 
Three motors burned out of four motors launched on Saturday. A triple motor cluster had one motor not light and one motor that lit but got the ematch head stuck in the nozzle, thrust vectoring the rocket sideways past 90 degrees and into the ground. Not the best outcome. :rolleyes:

...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns

Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Wayco....................................... 21832.4 Ns (L3, 23 motors, 7 Ex. 16 comm. 21 flights)
Hardline.................................... 20877.0 Ns (L3, 20 motors, 6 Ex. 14 comm. 20 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
Dabcat ..................................... 20777.9 Ns (L2, 31 motors, 20 Ex. 11 comm. 16 flights)
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns
DaHabes...................................... 5956.0 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 15 flights)
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4420.3 Ns (L3, 10 comm. motors, 1 EX, 11 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
Rocketjunkie ................................ 1660.0 Ns (L3, 16 motors, 6 flights)
bad_idea..................................... 1626.8 NS (L2, 14 motors, 9 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
kjhambrick ................................... 688.4 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 3 flights)
RiffD ........................................ 678.3 Ns (L1, 19 motors, 19 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
Krislhull..................................... 603.5 Ns (L3, 6 motors, 6 flights)
noahapiraino ................................. 522.0 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 2 flights, 1 cato)
Boatgeek.......................................424.8 Ns (L2, 10 motors, 8 flights)
BEC .......................................... 396.3 Ns (L1, 91 motors, 77 flights)
PhlAsh ....................................... 367.5 Ns (L2, 23 motors, 23 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns

lr64............................................ 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)
 
Last launch of the season for TRA/PHX. I flew several LPR/MPR on Friday before the wind got up. Sharon did a couple "C" motor rockets. Saturday was much better, the wind stayed down almost all day. Sharon flew her "Super Jart" on a 76/2500 Don Alexanders slow white, I flew four rockets, my dual deploy Argent on a G80, New Bunny scratch built (almost MD 54mm) on a K540 Metalstorm, R2-V2 4" V-2 on a J540 Redline and the Fire flyer on a 54/2000 Not your wimpy red:
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Photo courtesy of Thomas Booska

...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns
Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Wayco....................................... 27504.4 Ns (L3, 31 motors, 8 Ex. 23 comm. 29 flights)
Hardline.................................... 23856.0 Ns (L3, 23 motors, 7 Ex. 16 comm. 23 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
Dabcat ..................................... 20777.9 Ns (L2, 31 motors, 20 Ex. 11 comm. 16 flights)
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns
DaHabes...................................... 5956.0 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 15 flights)
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4420.3 Ns (L3, 10 comm. motors, 1 EX, 11 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
Rocketjunkie ................................ 1660.0 Ns (L3, 16 motors, 6 flights)
bad_idea..................................... 1626.8 NS (L2, 14 motors, 9 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
kjhambrick ................................... 688.4 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 3 flights)
RiffD ........................................ 678.3 Ns (L1, 19 motors, 19 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
Krislhull..................................... 603.5 Ns (L3, 6 motors, 6 flights)
noahapiraino ................................. 522.0 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 2 flights, 1 cato)
Boatgeek.......................................424.8 Ns (L2, 10 motors, 8 flights)
BEC .......................................... 396.3 Ns (L1, 91 motors, 77 flights)
PhlAsh ....................................... 367.5 Ns (L2, 23 motors, 23 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns

lr64............................................ 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)
 
More trips to Sixty Acres and two club launches. As usual, motors consumed when my wife flew her models are included since they come from the same supply. Five two-stage flights with one failure-to-light (backwards installed) sustainer motor. That A3-6 was not counted until it actually burned on the next flight. Motors from 1/2A through D, with all four Ds (D15T and three D22Ws) flown in my Green Eggs while test flying Eggtimer's telemetry setup with an ION altimeter.


...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns
Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Wayco....................................... 27504.4 Ns (L3, 31 motors, 8 Ex. 23 comm. 29 flights)
Hardline.................................... 23856.0 Ns (L3, 23 motors, 7 Ex. 16 comm. 23 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
Dabcat ..................................... 20777.9 Ns (L2, 31 motors, 20 Ex. 11 comm. 16 flights)
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns
DaHabes...................................... 5956.0 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 15 flights)
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4420.3 Ns (L3, 10 comm. motors, 1 EX, 11 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
Rocketjunkie ................................ 1660.0 Ns (L3, 16 motors, 6 flights)
bad_idea..................................... 1626.8 NS (L2, 14 motors, 9 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
kjhambrick ................................... 688.4 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 3 flights)
RiffD ........................................ 678.3 Ns (L1, 19 motors, 19 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
Krislhull..................................... 603.5 Ns (L3, 6 motors, 6 flights)
BEC .......................................... 588.8 Ns (L1, 122 motors, 104 flights)
noahapiraino ................................. 522.0 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 2 flights, 1 cato)
Boatgeek.......................................424.8 Ns (L2, 10 motors, 8 flights)
PhlAsh ....................................... 367.5 Ns (L2, 23 motors, 23 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns

lr64............................................ 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)
 
Made two flights today at the Sod Farm with Tri Cities Rocketeers. Launched my 2/3 scale Astrobee D on a K456DM, and then put my Super Big Bertha up on a F65R. Was aiming for a few more flights, but I wasn't trusting the weather, so I spent more time volunteering as LCO than usual.

...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns
Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Wayco....................................... 27504.4 Ns (L3, 31 motors, 8 Ex. 23 comm. 29 flights)
Hardline.................................... 23856.0 Ns (L3, 23 motors, 7 Ex. 16 comm. 23 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
Dabcat ..................................... 20777.9 Ns (L2, 31 motors, 20 Ex. 11 comm. 16 flights)
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns
DaHabes...................................... 5956.0 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 15 flights)
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4420.3 Ns (L3, 10 comm. motors, 1 EX, 11 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
Krislhull.....................................1934.0 Ns (L3, 8 motors, 8 flights)
Rocketjunkie ................................ 1660.0 Ns (L3, 16 motors, 6 flights)
bad_idea..................................... 1626.8 NS (L2, 14 motors, 9 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
kjhambrick ................................... 688.4 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 3 flights)
RiffD ........................................ 678.3 Ns (L1, 19 motors, 19 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
BEC .......................................... 588.8 Ns (L1, 122 motors, 104 flights)
noahapiraino ................................. 522.0 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 2 flights, 1 cato)
Boatgeek.......................................424.8 Ns (L2, 10 motors, 8 flights)
PhlAsh ....................................... 367.5 Ns (L2, 23 motors, 23 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns

lr64............................................ 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)
 
Got lucky with the morning weather and had enough time for 3 launches, a Big Bertha on a B4-4, Alpha III on an A8-3, and a Leviathan clone on a G74. The Leviathan had a great flight up but on the way back down caught an updraft and drifted quite a ways. By the time that we found it the weather had moved in and there was a light sprinkle. Still, was nice to at least get out and send a couple of rockets than not at all.

...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns
Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Wayco....................................... 27504.4 Ns (L3, 31 motors, 8 Ex. 23 comm. 29 flights)
Hardline.................................... 23856.0 Ns (L3, 23 motors, 7 Ex. 16 comm. 23 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
Dabcat ..................................... 20777.9 Ns (L2, 31 motors, 20 Ex. 11 comm. 16 flights)
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns
DaHabes...................................... 5956.0 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 15 flights)
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4420.3 Ns (L3, 10 comm. motors, 1 EX, 11 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
Krislhull.....................................1934.0 Ns (L3, 8 motors, 8 flights)
Rocketjunkie ................................ 1660.0 Ns (L3, 16 motors, 6 flights)
bad_idea..................................... 1626.8 NS (L2, 14 motors, 9 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
RiffD ........................................ 768.5 Ns (L1, 22 motors, 22 flights)
kjhambrick ................................... 688.4 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 3 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
BEC .......................................... 588.8 Ns (L1, 122 motors, 104 flights)
noahapiraino ................................. 522.0 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 2 flights, 1 cato)
Boatgeek.......................................424.8 Ns (L2, 10 motors, 8 flights)
PhlAsh ....................................... 367.5 Ns (L2, 23 motors, 23 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns

lr64............................................ 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)
 
I launched another H180W to 4,200 ft or so in "T'Pring's P'Toy":

...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns

Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Wayco....................................... 27504.4 Ns (L3, 31 motors, 8 Ex. 23 comm. 29 flights)
Hardline.................................... 23856.0 Ns (L3, 23 motors, 7 Ex. 16 comm. 23 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
Dabcat ..................................... 20777.9 Ns (L2, 31 motors, 20 Ex. 11 comm. 16 flights)
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns
DaHabes...................................... 5956.0 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 15 flights)
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4420.3 Ns (L3, 10 comm. motors, 1 EX, 11 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
Krislhull.....................................1934.0 Ns (L3, 8 motors, 8 flights)
Rocketjunkie ................................ 1660.0 Ns (L3, 16 motors, 6 flights)
bad_idea..................................... 1626.8 NS (L2, 14 motors, 9 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
kjhambrick ................................... 906.1 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
RiffD ........................................ 768.5 Ns (L1, 22 motors, 22 flights)

...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
BEC .......................................... 588.8 Ns (L1, 122 motors, 104 flights)
noahapiraino ................................. 522.0 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 2 flights, 1 cato)
Boatgeek.......................................424.8 Ns (L2, 10 motors, 8 flights)
PhlAsh ....................................... 367.5 Ns (L2, 23 motors, 23 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns

lr64 ........................................... 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)

Launch report with Blue Raven data to follow in the HPR sub-forum.

-- kjh
 
First time participating in such a thread. Hope I did this correctly....


...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns

Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Wayco....................................... 27504.4 Ns (L3, 31 motors, 8 Ex. 23 comm. 29 flights)
Hardline.................................... 23856.0 Ns (L3, 23 motors, 7 Ex. 16 comm. 23 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
Dabcat ..................................... 20777.9 Ns (L2, 31 motors, 20 Ex. 11 comm. 16 flights)
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns
DaHabes...................................... 5956.0 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 15 flights)
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4420.3 Ns (L3, 10 comm. motors, 1 EX, 11 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
Krislhull.....................................1934.0 Ns (L3, 8 motors, 8 flights)
Darrenf.......................................1920.0 Ns (L2, 9 motors, 9 flights)
Rocketjunkie ................................ 1660.0 Ns (L3, 16 motors, 6 flights)
bad_idea..................................... 1626.8 NS (L2, 14 motors, 9 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
kjhambrick ................................... 906.1 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
RiffD ........................................ 768.5 Ns (L1, 22 motors, 22 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
BEC .......................................... 588.8 Ns (L1, 122 motors, 104 flights)
noahapiraino ................................. 522.0 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 2 flights, 1 cato)
Boatgeek.......................................424.8 Ns (L2, 10 motors, 8 flights)
PhlAsh ....................................... 367.5 Ns (L2, 23 motors, 23 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns

lr64 ........................................... 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)
 
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Flew 2 rockets at the Dalzell field last weekend using 5 G motors.

...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns

Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Wayco....................................... 27504.4 Ns (L3, 31 motors, 8 Ex. 23 comm. 29 flights)
Hardline.................................... 23856.0 Ns (L3, 23 motors, 7 Ex. 16 comm. 23 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
Dabcat ..................................... 20777.9 Ns (L2, 31 motors, 20 Ex. 11 comm. 16 flights)
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns
DaHabes...................................... 5956.0 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 15 flights)
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4420.3 Ns (L3, 10 comm. motors, 1 EX, 11 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
Rocketjunkie ................................ 2210.0 Ns (L3, 21 motors, 8 flights)
Krislhull.....................................1934.0 Ns (L3, 8 motors, 8 flights)
Darrenf.......................................1920.0 Ns (L2, 9 motors, 9 flights)
bad_idea..................................... 1626.8 NS (L2, 14 motors, 9 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
kjhambrick ................................... 906.1 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
RiffD ........................................ 768.5 Ns (L1, 22 motors, 22 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
BEC .......................................... 588.8 Ns (L1, 122 motors, 104 flights)
noahapiraino ................................. 522.0 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 2 flights, 1 cato)
Boatgeek.......................................424.8 Ns (L2, 10 motors, 8 flights)
PhlAsh ....................................... 367.5 Ns (L2, 23 motors, 23 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns

lr64 ........................................... 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)
 
One static fire and three flights round out my launches until Labor Day weekend.

...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns
Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Wayco....................................... 27504.4 Ns (L3, 31 motors, 8 Ex. 23 comm. 29 flights)
Hardline.................................... 23856.0 Ns (L3, 23 motors, 7 Ex. 16 comm. 23 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
Dabcat ..................................... 20777.9 Ns (L2, 31 motors, 20 Ex. 11 comm. 16 flights)
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns
DaHabes...................................... 5956.0 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 15 flights)
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4420.3 Ns (L3, 10 comm. motors, 1 EX, 11 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
Rocketjunkie ................................ 2210.0 Ns (L3, 21 motors, 8 flights)
Krislhull.....................................1934.0 Ns (L3, 8 motors, 8 flights)
Darrenf.......................................1920.0 Ns (L2, 9 motors, 9 flights)
bad_idea..................................... 1626.8 NS (L2, 14 motors, 9 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
kjhambrick ................................... 906.1 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
RiffD ........................................ 768.5 Ns (L1, 22 motors, 22 flights)
Boatgeek.......................................711.9 Ns (L2, 14 motors, 11 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
BEC .......................................... 588.8 Ns (L1, 122 motors, 104 flights)
noahapiraino ................................. 522.0 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 2 flights, 1 cato)
PhlAsh ....................................... 367.5 Ns (L2, 23 motors, 23 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns

lr64 ........................................... 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)
 
My policy is to count CATOs or chuffs that are hard enough that you won't burn the rest of the motor. I don't think there's a formal rule, so do whatever seems right to you.
a motor burned is a motor burned - P.Ash
 
This sux... I haven't had a flight since the end of March
 
Another day out at the MTA. Static fired some, launched some. I characterized my new custom performance fast blue propellant. The firing in the video was only 350 PSI.

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...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns
Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Wayco....................................... 27504.4 Ns (L3, 31 motors, 8 Ex. 23 comm. 29 flights)
Dabcat ..................................... 24353.7 Ns (L2, 39 motors, 28 Ex. 11 comm. 19 flights)
Hardline.................................... 23856.0 Ns (L3, 23 motors, 7 Ex. 16 comm. 23 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns

DaHabes...................................... 5956.0 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 15 flights)
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4420.3 Ns (L3, 10 comm. motors, 1 EX, 11 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
Rocketjunkie ................................ 2210.0 Ns (L3, 21 motors, 8 flights)
Krislhull.....................................1934.0 Ns (L3, 8 motors, 8 flights)
Darrenf.......................................1920.0 Ns (L2, 9 motors, 9 flights)
bad_idea..................................... 1626.8 NS (L2, 14 motors, 9 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
kjhambrick ................................... 906.1 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
RiffD ........................................ 768.5 Ns (L1, 22 motors, 22 flights)
Boatgeek.......................................711.9 Ns (L2, 14 motors, 11 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
BEC .......................................... 588.8 Ns (L1, 122 motors, 104 flights)
noahapiraino ................................. 522.0 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 2 flights, 1 cato)
PhlAsh ....................................... 367.5 Ns (L2, 23 motors, 23 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns

lr64 ........................................... 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)
 
3 cluster flights yesterday and today.
...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns
Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Wayco....................................... 27504.4 Ns (L3, 31 motors, 8 Ex. 23 comm. 29 flights)
Dabcat ..................................... 24353.7 Ns (L2, 39 motors, 28 Ex. 11 comm. 19 flights)
Hardline.................................... 23856.0 Ns (L3, 23 motors, 7 Ex. 16 comm. 23 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns

DaHabes...................................... 5956.0 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 15 flights)
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4420.3 Ns (L3, 10 comm. motors, 1 EX, 11 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
bad_idea..................................... 2543.6 NS (L2, 56 motors, 12 flights)
Rocketjunkie ................................ 2210.0 Ns (L3, 21 motors, 8 flights)
Krislhull.....................................1934.0 Ns (L3, 8 motors, 8 flights)
Darrenf.......................................1920.0 Ns (L2, 9 motors, 9 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
kjhambrick ................................... 906.1 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
RiffD ........................................ 768.5 Ns (L1, 22 motors, 22 flights)
Boatgeek.......................................711.9 Ns (L2, 14 motors, 11 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
BEC .......................................... 588.8 Ns (L1, 122 motors, 104 flights)
noahapiraino ................................. 522.0 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 2 flights, 1 cato)
PhlAsh ....................................... 367.5 Ns (L2, 23 motors, 23 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns

lr64 ........................................... 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)
 
One flight at the Texas Shootout on an AT RMS 38/480 I211W:

...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
......
Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns
Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Wayco....................................... 27504.4 Ns (L3, 31 motors, 8 Ex. 23 comm. 29 flights)
Dabcat ..................................... 24353.7 Ns (L2, 39 motors, 28 Ex. 11 comm. 19 flights)
Hardline.................................... 23856.0 Ns (L3, 23 motors, 7 Ex. 16 comm. 23 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns

DaHabes...................................... 5956.0 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 15 flights)
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4420.3 Ns (L3, 10 comm. motors, 1 EX, 11 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
bad_idea..................................... 2543.6 NS (L2, 56 motors, 12 flights)
Rocketjunkie ................................ 2210.0 Ns (L3, 21 motors, 8 flights)
Krislhull.....................................1934.0 Ns (L3, 8 motors, 8 flights)
Darrenf.......................................1920.0 Ns (L2, 9 motors, 9 flights)
kjhambrick .................................. 1347.7 Ns (L2, 5 motors, 5 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
RiffD ........................................ 768.5 Ns (L1, 22 motors, 22 flights)
Boatgeek.......................................711.9 Ns (L2, 14 motors, 11 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
BEC .......................................... 588.8 Ns (L1, 122 motors, 104 flights)
noahapiraino ................................. 522.0 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 2 flights, 1 cato)
PhlAsh ....................................... 367.5 Ns (L2, 23 motors, 23 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns

lr64 ........................................... 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)

-- kjh
 
Flew a few things at NSL. K270 to ~20k, J510 to ~17k, and an I218 to 2k.

...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
......
Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns
Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Dabcat ..................................... 27813.7 Ns (L2, 42 motors, 28 Ex. 14 comm. 22 flights)
Wayco....................................... 27504.4 Ns (L3, 31 motors, 8 Ex. 23 comm. 29 flights)
Hardline.................................... 23856.0 Ns (L3, 23 motors, 7 Ex. 16 comm. 23 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns

DaHabes...................................... 5956.0 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 15 flights)
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4420.3 Ns (L3, 10 comm. motors, 1 EX, 11 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
bad_idea..................................... 2543.6 NS (L2, 56 motors, 12 flights)
Rocketjunkie ................................ 2210.0 Ns (L3, 21 motors, 8 flights)
Krislhull.....................................1934.0 Ns (L3, 8 motors, 8 flights)
Darrenf.......................................1920.0 Ns (L2, 9 motors, 9 flights)
kjhambrick .................................. 1347.7 Ns (L2, 5 motors, 5 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
RiffD ........................................ 768.5 Ns (L1, 22 motors, 22 flights)
Boatgeek.......................................711.9 Ns (L2, 14 motors, 11 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
BEC .......................................... 588.8 Ns (L1, 122 motors, 104 flights)
noahapiraino ................................. 522.0 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 2 flights, 1 cato)
PhlAsh ....................................... 367.5 Ns (L2, 23 motors, 23 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns

lr64 ........................................... 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)
 
Sharon (Hardline) and I attended NSL West last weekend. Despite the windy conditions on Saturday, I managed to get one rocket off, "Drago" flew on a K850 to 6288 ft.
Sunday I flew four rockets and Sharon flew two. Mine were an Argent on an H115, "Tweety Bird" on an M1378, two J430's and two J250's to 10,036 ft., an Avalanche on a K540 to 10,139 ft., and my "Blackstar" on a K550 to 8411 ft. Sharon flew her "Jimbo Jart" on a K360 and her "Blizzard" on a K456.
Monday we had LCO duty from noon to 2 pm, so I only flew three rockets. Sharon flew one rocket, her 3" Darkstar on a K540. She also helped me fly "Slick Willy" on an L995 to 14,231 ft.,
"Red-tailed Extreme" on an M1550 to 15,546 ft., and Viper 3 on 3x E12's.


...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns
Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
Wayco....................................... 50350.4 Ns (L3, 45 motors, 8 Ex. 37 comm. 37 flights)
......
P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Hardline.................................... 28329.5 Ns (L3, 26 motors, 7 Ex. 19 comm. 26 flights)

Dabcat ..................................... 27813.7 Ns (L2, 42 motors, 28 Ex. 14 comm. 22 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns

DaHabes...................................... 5956.0 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 15 flights)
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4420.3 Ns (L3, 10 comm. motors, 1 EX, 11 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
bad_idea..................................... 2543.6 NS (L2, 56 motors, 12 flights)
Rocketjunkie ................................ 2210.0 Ns (L3, 21 motors, 8 flights)
Krislhull.....................................1934.0 Ns (L3, 8 motors, 8 flights)
Darrenf.......................................1920.0 Ns (L2, 9 motors, 9 flights)
kjhambrick .................................. 1347.7 Ns (L2, 5 motors, 5 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
RiffD ........................................ 768.5 Ns (L1, 22 motors, 22 flights)
Boatgeek.......................................711.9 Ns (L2, 14 motors, 11 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
BEC .......................................... 588.8 Ns (L1, 122 motors, 104 flights)
noahapiraino ................................. 522.0 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 2 flights, 1 cato)
PhlAsh ....................................... 367.5 Ns (L2, 23 motors, 23 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns

lr64 ........................................... 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)
 
Club launch day yesterday. Got my second high power flight in, my first time putting together a reload motor, a H128. Rest of the day was spent launching the kids rockets.

...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns

Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
Wayco....................................... 50350.4 Ns (L3, 45 motors, 8 Ex. 37 comm. 37 flights)
...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Hardline.................................... 28329.5 Ns (L3, 26 motors, 7 Ex. 19 comm. 26 flights)
Dabcat ..................................... 27813.7 Ns (L2, 42 motors, 28 Ex. 14 comm. 22 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns

DaHabes...................................... 5956.0 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 15 flights)
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4420.3 Ns (L3, 10 comm. motors, 1 EX, 11 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
bad_idea..................................... 2543.6 NS (L2, 56 motors, 12 flights)
Rocketjunkie ................................ 2210.0 Ns (L3, 21 motors, 8 flights)
Krislhull.....................................1934.0 Ns (L3, 8 motors, 8 flights)
Darrenf.......................................1920.0 Ns (L2, 9 motors, 9 flights)
kjhambrick .................................. 1347.7 Ns (L2, 5 motors, 5 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
RiffD ........................................ 991.4 Ns (L1, 29 motors, 29 flights)
Boatgeek.......................................711.9 Ns (L2, 14 motors, 11 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
BEC .......................................... 588.8 Ns (L1, 122 motors, 104 flights)
noahapiraino ................................. 522.0 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 2 flights, 1 cato)
PhlAsh ....................................... 367.5 Ns (L2, 23 motors, 23 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns

lr64 ........................................... 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)
 
...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns

Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
Wayco....................................... 50350.4 Ns (L3, 45 motors, 8 Ex. 37 comm. 37 flights)
...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Hardline.................................... 28329.5 Ns (L3, 26 motors, 7 Ex. 19 comm. 26 flights)
Dabcat ..................................... 27813.7 Ns (L2, 42 motors, 28 Ex. 14 comm. 22 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns

DaHabes...................................... 5956.0 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 15 flights)
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4420.3 Ns (L3, 10 comm. motors, 1 EX, 11 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
bad_idea..................................... 2543.6 NS (L2, 56 motors, 12 flights)
Rocketjunkie ................................ 2210.0 Ns (L3, 21 motors, 8 flights)
Krislhull.....................................1934.0 Ns (L3, 8 motors, 8 flights)
Darrenf.......................................1920.0 Ns (L2, 9 motors, 9 flights)
kjhambrick .................................. 1347.7 Ns (L2, 5 motors, 5 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
RiffD ........................................ 991.4 Ns (L1, 29 motors, 29 flights)
Boatgeek.......................................711.9 Ns (L2, 14 motors, 11 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
BEC .......................................... 588.8 Ns (L1, 122 motors, 104 flights)
noahapiraino ................................. 522.0 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 2 flights, 1 cato)
PhlAsh ....................................... 398.9 Ns (L2, 26 motors, 26 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns

lr64 ........................................... 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)
 
The first day (Friday) of this launch started off with low cloud cover, so I flew mid-power and low power rockets to start, while Sharon worked in her mobile office. My first flight was an Estes Argent modified for dual deploy, flying on a G80 to 1735 ft. I lost sight of it in the bottom of a cloud, but several others watched the entire flight from a different angle. Then I flew my Viper 3 on 3x E12's, which was easily visible under the clouds. Since the clouds were still pretty low, my next flight was the Argent again on a G76 green to 1382 ft.

When the clouds started breaking up, Sharon (Hardline) got in the act with her Mad Cow rocket called "Another Juan". It flew on a CTI I285 to 3127 ft. I followed up with my Blackstar Jr. on a CTI I255 Red Lightning to 4287 ft. Scattered clouds brought out the big guns, so Sharon flew her 4" Cuddle Monster" on a research L1243 "Not your wimpy red" (NYWR) load in a 76/3600 casing. It flew to 13,188 ft. My first 76 was "Slick Willy" on an L926 "Don Alexanders Slow white" (DAW), also in a 76/3600 casing. It went to 12,441 ft. We finished up with my "Big Bad Dog", another Wildman 4" rocket flying on an M1306 DAW in a 76/6000 casing to 17,885 ft. All of our big rockets are recovered as a team, usually on foot, because you can't drive off road on the grasslands. I walked over six miles on the first day of launching!
After an overnight storm, we started out Saturday with really nice conditions. Light winds and moist grass, and the waiver opened at 8 am. Sharon flew first with her 4" "Big Bad Juan" on a research K697 NYWR 54/1600 motor. It flew to 3782 ft. with an easy recovery. My first rocket was a Mad Cow "Avalanche" on a research K611 DAW to 6204 ft. With another easy recovery, Sharon loaded up her DX3 with a research M1561 DAW in a 76/6000 casing and flew it to 16,425 ft. It landed almost a mile away and took us over an hour to recover. I loaded up my 3" Blackstar and flew it on a research L1425 NYWR in a 54/2550 casing to 11,035 ft. We broke for lunch and discussed what we wanted to do, with both of us pretty beat. We decided we had one more flight left in us, so we picked the biggest rocket/motor we had, my Red-tailed Extreme. It weighs 16 lbs. dry and had an M2115 NYWR 76/6000 motor in it. Flew it to 15,453 ft. and landed in the middle of nowhere. Another long walk with a heavy rocket through tall grass with short prickly pear cactus growing in it. To frost that cake, a small thunderstorm showed up to pepper us with rain and 25 to 30 mph winds, a headwind to boot.
After that adventure, we decided to pack up camp, get a good nights sleep and head back to Red River, NM. Two big three day launches in two weekends in a row was a bit much.


...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns
Wayco....................................... 72595.0 Ns (L3, 56 motors,13 Ex. 43 comm. 46 flights)
Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
Hardline.................................... 41424.5 Ns (L3, 30 motors, 10 Ex. 20 comm. 30 flights)

...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Dabcat ..................................... 27813.7 Ns (L2, 42 motors, 28 Ex. 14 comm. 22 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns

DaHabes...................................... 5956.0 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 15 flights)
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4420.3 Ns (L3, 10 comm. motors, 1 EX, 11 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
bad_idea..................................... 2543.6 NS (L2, 56 motors, 12 flights)
Rocketjunkie ................................ 2210.0 Ns (L3, 21 motors, 8 flights)
Krislhull.....................................1934.0 Ns (L3, 8 motors, 8 flights)
Darrenf.......................................1920.0 Ns (L2, 9 motors, 9 flights)
kjhambrick .................................. 1347.7 Ns (L2, 5 motors, 5 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
RiffD ........................................ 991.4 Ns (L1, 29 motors, 29 flights)
Boatgeek.......................................711.9 Ns (L2, 14 motors, 11 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
BEC .......................................... 588.8 Ns (L1, 122 motors, 104 flights)
noahapiraino ................................. 522.0 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 2 flights, 1 cato)
PhlAsh ....................................... 398.9 Ns (L2, 26 motors, 26 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns

lr64 ........................................... 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)
 
...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns
Wayco....................................... 72595.0 Ns (L3, 56 motors,13 Ex. 43 comm. 46 flights)
Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
Hardline.................................... 41424.5 Ns (L3, 30 motors, 10 Ex. 20 comm. 30 flights)

...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Dabcat ..................................... 27813.7 Ns (L2, 42 motors, 28 Ex. 14 comm. 22 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns

DaHabes...................................... 5956.0 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 15 flights)
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4420.3 Ns (L3, 10 comm. motors, 1 EX, 11 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
bad_idea..................................... 2543.6 NS (L2, 56 motors, 12 flights)
Rocketjunkie ................................ 2210.0 Ns (L3, 21 motors, 8 flights)
Krislhull.....................................1934.0 Ns (L3, 8 motors, 8 flights)
Darrenf.......................................1920.0 Ns (L2, 9 motors, 9 flights)
kjhambrick .................................. 1347.7 Ns (L2, 5 motors, 5 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
RiffD ........................................ 991.4 Ns (L1, 29 motors, 29 flights)
Boatgeek.......................................711.9 Ns (L2, 14 motors, 11 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
BEC .......................................... 588.8 Ns (L1, 122 motors, 104 flights)
noahapiraino ................................. 522.0 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 2 flights, 1 cato)
PhlAsh ....................................... 448.4 Ns (L2, 31 motors, 31 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns

lr64 ........................................... 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)
 
Finally got back from our 47 day LDRS RV trip. Hauled the rockets around for 4 weeks before we arrived at LDRS 42. I showed up a day early to help with set up, and signed up for BFR duties each day. Flew one rocket on a I-161W the first day to 2,200 feet. It landed 2,000 feet away with a JLCR that released the main at 200 feet.
I had come to fly between 6,000 and 12,000 ft, but rockets going that high were landing well off the farm, up in the hills and in the woods and farms. There was no way I was flying my rockets that high in those conditions.
URRG was fantastic and held an amazing event, but they couldn't control the weather. The big dumpster at the end of the parking area was full of broken E-Z Ups by the end of the event. Ours survived the thunderstorm on Friday, but only because we stood against the side panels to prevent them caving in and held the whole thing down for 10-15 minutes until the worst of it passed. Didn't really like hanging on a metal frame in a thunder storm, but we didn't really see any flashes, just the rumble of thunder. Probably a dumb thing to do, but we survived it.
BTW, if anyone doesn't think transport is worse on a rocket paint job than flying and landing, pack your rockets in the back of a truck and haul them around for 7 weeks. I'm sure your thinking will change.

...... R-Motor ............................ 163840.0 Ns
...... Q-Motor ............................. 81920.0 Ns

Wayco....................................... 72595.0 Ns (L3, 56 motors,13 Ex. 43 comm. 46 flights)
Brainstormz123 ............................. 53105.6 Ns (L2, 6 motors, 6 Ex. static fires)
Hardline.................................... 41424.5 Ns (L3, 30 motors, 10 Ex. 20 comm. 30 flights)
...... P-Motor ............................. 40960.0 Ns
Dabcat ..................................... 27813.7 Ns (L2, 42 motors, 28 Ex. 14 comm. 22 flights)
...... O-Motor ............................. 20480.0 Ns
...... N-Motor ............................. 10240.0 Ns

DaHabes...................................... 5956.0 Ns (L2, 15 motors, 15 flights)
...... M-Motor .............................. 5120.0 Ns
Handeman .................................... 4743.0 Ns (L3, 11 comm. motors, 1 EX, 12 flights)
Neutronium................................... 4379.7 Ns (L3, 5 motors, 5 flights)
Donnager..................................... 3764.0 Ns (L2, 4 motors, 4 flights)
...... L-Motor .............................. 2560.0 Ns
bad_idea..................................... 2543.6 NS (L2, 56 motors, 12 flights)
Rocketjunkie ................................ 2210.0 Ns (L3, 21 motors, 8 flights)
Krislhull.....................................1934.0 Ns (L3, 8 motors, 8 flights)
Darrenf.......................................1920.0 Ns (L2, 9 motors, 9 flights)
kjhambrick .................................. 1347.7 Ns (L2, 5 motors, 5 flights)
...... K-Motor .............................. 1280.0 Ns
RiffD ........................................ 991.4 Ns (L1, 29 motors, 29 flights)
Boatgeek.......................................711.9 Ns (L2, 14 motors, 11 flights)
...... J-Motor ............................... 640.0 Ns
BEC .......................................... 588.8 Ns (L1, 122 motors, 104 flights)
noahapiraino ................................. 522.0 Ns (L2, 3 motors, 2 flights, 1 cato)
PhlAsh ....................................... 448.4 Ns (L2, 31 motors, 31 flights)
...... I-Motor ............................... 320.0 Ns
...... H-Motor ............................... 160.0 Ns
...... G-Motor ................................ 80.0 Ns
...... F-Motor ................................ 40.0 Ns
...... E-Motor ................................ 20.0 Ns
...... D-Motor ................................ 10.0 Ns

lr64 ........................................... 9.0 Ns (static tests, estimate)
 
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