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HI again Steven yes that sounds great two cameras one on the booster end and one on the upper section. So hopefully you could do a u tube vid of your Rockets launch an that would be great an can we see some pictures of your Rocket kits please as id love to see them :thumb2:
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And the hits just keep on comin'!!......I wanna be a "Rocket Man". :thumb2:
 

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yea but you need the space of at least a feild around you as you dont know were it will land on its parachutes
 

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The parachutes will be deployed as normal but with the device wrapped around the folded chute it allows a lengthier free fall period allowing the rocket to land closer to the pad. At a preset altitude, the parachutes will unfold completely.
 

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The parachutes will be deployed as normal but with the device wrapped around the folded chute it allows a lengthier free fall period allowing the rocket to land closer to the pad. At a preset altitude, the parachutes will unfold completely.
YES i like the idea but not the cost
 

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I built a model rocket in the sixties. It reached an altitude of nearly 4 feet, then dropped to the ground and caught fire. I didn't build another.
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I built a model rocket in the sixties. It reached an altitude of nearly 4 feet, then dropped to the ground and caught fire. I didn't build another.
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WHAT happened there then Pete hardly a height record is it ?
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Remember the Jetex solid-fuel rocket motors Chris? Not a great deal of thrust.
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YEA Pete i spent wks building a F86 sabre from a keil craft kit an painted on the dope an then fitting the Jetex solid-fuel rocket motors underneath the fusealarge an then all excited took it out to an open feild as this was a free flight model an held it up an pulled down on the fuse wire an got out my ciggy lighter struck the flame an forgetting that the dope was highly inflamable the plane just went woof AN i was just left holding the jetex motor an i dropped that quick as it started to fire off so not a succes there never seen a plane go up so quick lol
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The Aerotech 54/852 engine casing with screw on end closures. This simply uses a reload kit consisting of solid fuel grains, graphite engine nozzle, ignitor, rubber 'O' rings, delay charge, ejection charge and spacers where needed. Once used you clean it out with a gun brush or similar, dry it out and install another reload kit.
 

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The Aerotech 54/852 engine casing with screw on end closures. This simply uses a reload kit consisting of solid fuel grains, graphite engine nozzle, ignitor, rubber 'O' rings, delay charge, ejection charge and spacers where needed. Once used you clean it out with a gun brush or similar, dry it out and install another reload kit.
HI Steven good morning to you an yes thats a heck of a engine you got there an this is the one that will power your big saturn 5 ? can we see some more pics of it ? laid out
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HI Steven good morning to you an yes thats a heck of a engine you got there an this is the one that will power your big saturn 5 ? can we see some more pics of it ? laid out
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Good morning to you too Christopher. It's 2:44 AM now and I figured showing the casing itself. When you ask about 'laying it out', are you referring to the entire model?
 

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Good morning to you too Christopher. It's 2:44 AM now and I figured showing the casing itself. When you ask about 'laying it out', are you referring to the entire model?
OH sorry Steven so you are about 7 to 8 hrs behind us then ? well then go to bed or you will be tired out an yes i mean could you lay out the whole rocket if you wont mind as id love to see it but do it in your morning plenty of time an sorry again as i forgot you are behind us in time
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OH sorry Steven so you are about 7 to 8 hrs behind us then ? well then go to bed or you will be tired out an yes i mean could you lay out the whole rocket if you wont mind as id love to see it but do it in your morning plenty of time an sorry again as i forgot you are behind us in time
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You've interrupted nothing so no need to apologize. I was already on here and wide awake. It happens. Being bipolar will do that and just screw up your sleeping schedule. As for the entire stack, I'll have to wait till daylight for better lighting.
 
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