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Archive for October, 2007

The Deuce’s Wilds went down to Georgia

Sunday, October 28th, 2007

Rodina Plantation. On Saturday January 17th 2005 a pair of Deuces, Deuce’s Wild rocket kits, made a stop in Georgia.

Thrust and Horsepower in Model Rockets

Sunday, October 28th, 2007

The question has come up as to how one can convert thrust from a model or high power rocket into horsepower. The real question is can thrust and horsepower be interchangeable measures? Not really but let’s take a look.


Stealthy Review

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

Checkout my Applewhite Stealth 54 review on EMRR. Here is a video.

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NASA Space Place

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

The Red (Hot?) Planet

by Patrick L. Barry

Don’t let Mars’s cold, quiet demeanor fool you. For much of its history, the Red Planet has been a fiery world. (more…)

Glider Thang

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

Why Glider Thang? Well, what else would a Southerner call a rocket, er…an aircraft…uh, well it’s a Glider Thang. See? Here it is…enjoy!


ATC-2K Launch Tower Cam

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

My Oregon Scientific ATC-2K was mounted looking up on the TV tower based launcher that John Hansel used to launch his Nike Smoke.


Greg’s Giant Leap Firestorm 54

Saturday, October 20th, 2007

The Firestorm 54 was my choice for launching Skyripper 38mm hybrids. I purchased the dual deployment glass version of the Firestorm from Giant Leap. Ed supplied a 42 inch booster tube so it would work with the H through J Skyripper cases.


Greg’s Tubular Crayon

Saturday, October 20th, 2007

The Tubular Crayon is based on the Crayon Bank that was on sale at Toys R Us for $5.99. Our club is having a Tube Fin Delight event in September 2005.  So I decided to try tube fins instead of the usual clear fins.


DIY BT 70 Deuce’s Wild (2 X 24mm)

Saturday, October 20th, 2007

This is old post from January/February 2006.  I am still enjoying this rocket.

Cliff Oliver’s 24mm DW on the left and mine on the right.

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What really happened to the 21 foot X Wing Rocket

Saturday, October 13th, 2007

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