- Jul 5, 2020
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I was curious because whenever we’re in cape may I wonder where I’d fly rockets if I lived there.This was at a big grassy field on Route 9 just outside of Dennisville that is just a few minutes from Cape May . I put in Cape May because I dont think many people know of Dennisville New Jersey.
I think you came up with a good new usable slang term in Rocketry. We have the terms , "Lawn Dart" ,Ballistic , Land Shark, etc. "Flaming Fireball of Death" is now in the List of slang sayings. Thumbs up . I like it. However , I hope that saying won't be said much in future launches. LOL. .Is there a standard bit of rocketry slang for "flaming fireball of death"?
I was a great field. Spectators where pulling over to watch all the flights we had that day. Have not been there in years. We were visiting relatives that weekend who flew rockets too. So we made a day of it.I was curious because whenever we’re in cape may I wonder where I’d fly rockets if I lived there.
I got mine yesterday, in blue. Perfect fins, but the fin slots need to be squared off. They appear to be the correct dimension, just the bit used to cut left the corners rounded.Got my Formula 98 kit from Composite Warehouse.
Nicely done. Well packaged.
I own probably 2/3rds of the RW/CW/MadCow fiberglass kit line, either built and flown, or still in boxes.
This is the first one where the entire fin set has been perfectly matched and not one being a 'little off' enough to want a new fin. (I have 3 sets of 38mm Go Devil fins where NO TWO of them are even close!)
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That's normal since they're CNC cut with a round bit. Fiberglass kits define 'builder' when it comes to rocketry.I got mine yesterday, in blue. Perfect fins, but the fin slots need to be squared off. They appear to be the correct dimension, just the bit used to cut left the corners rounded.
My Lotus 5 slots are perfect. Definitely a focus on building with these kits. Have to clear the bench and repair a small zipper from my L1 cert. flight before I go to fay. It's just too good of a deal to pass when these kits are half off.That's normal since they're CNC cut with a round bit. Fiberglass kits define 'builder' when it comes to rocketry.
The fins look really good! I may be confused on this, but does that imply you have an on-line store? If so, send me a link please.If the kit goes ahead it will come with a 500 word short story explaining the rocket's history, 'Phil and Skeg's Big Adventure', featuring rocket designer Bruce Lamington.
...and its great work such as that which makes me regret my complete lack of 3D/CAD skills.Modified a fincan design off Thingiverse and 3D printed my 6-fin setup for this modified Hi-Flier XL.
The balsa fins that come with the Hi-Flier XL weigh about 8.9g each. This 3D printed fincan weighs 14.8g total. The stability numbers look good, so it should make for a fun test of these fins.
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And more events to come is something to look forward too. Keeps the love for the Hobby in us. Also, when we take an old rocket or broken one that we fix up,it brings the love back in to the rocket.Thanks
It was a lot of fun and a lot of good people there .
We enjoy going there a lot