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I read several issues of "Rockets" magazine that are posted on the web for back issues. I love looking at old rocketry magazines and reading about the launches and pictures so if anybody wants to get rid of their old magazines send them my way.
I took one of the extra level 2 study guides and went through with a black marker and marked out all of the incorrect answers so that only the correct one is shown, that seems to work with me and taking tests.
 

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Calling off our trip to HARA's December launch. The travel trailer repair/upgrade to do list trumped it, so I don't have time to get my new rocket ready. Next time!
 
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Sanded tapers and bevels into the booster and sustainer fins of the USR Hi Test 2225.
Forgot how much I hated sanding.
Tack glued the sustainer fins into place.
Had to shim them because the circumference of the three motor tubes is a little less than the BT-70 fin jig.
Tomorrow: booster fins.
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Guess it's painting day! Off from work and got primer on these early this morning, wet sanded them and got the color on. The Big Daddy paint is a base. More paint going on that later.
 

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Finished up my Photon Probe and began work on my Super Neon. I did the engine mount, sanded/sealed fins, and marked all of the body tubes. I just put the first small tube on the main tube then I can start working my way around with the others.
 

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I wrapped up my Black Saturday purchase with another order for a motor case for an L2 attempt and good deal on a Loki 54/950 case with casting and liner tubes. Now I just need another OT shift, haha.
 

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Launched some rockets with my local group. All low power flights - 2 successful, one lawn dart (which looked awesome cause it was an Honest John) due to packing everything in too tight, and one lost to the trees (My Estes Rock-It, which was it's first flight since I built it 13 years ago). I did find someone else's rocket so I may go back tomorrow and scout it out again.
 

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I can't do much of anything without epoxy that naturally my son was supposed to drop off about 4 days ago and then we have the past 3 days of 70° weather and I can't do a darn thing. :mad:
 

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Was going to order some 3/32" or 1/8" 5-ply for fins on several rockets. Discovered that (at least on ebay) 1/16" G10 could be had for less! Ordered two sheets 12x24", $30 with free shipping. These will be fins on a Super Big Bertha clone, a Super Vega clone, and a scratchbuilt 3" rocket.
 
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