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by natty
Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:45 am
Forum: Melbourne Amateur Rocket Society Inc.
Topic: LIFE ON MARS 2020 17-19APRIL
Replies: 2
Views: 1864

LIFE ON MARS 2020 - Postponed

Hello Rocketeers! With the new measures of social distancing and isolation coming into effect, the MARS committee has made the decision to postpone Wychitella. The new date is TBD so stay tuned for updates. In the meantime, stay at home, keep building and supporting our vendors. We hope to see some ...
by natty
Tue Mar 17, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Melbourne Amateur Rocket Society Inc.
Topic: LIFE ON MARS 2020 17-19APRIL
Replies: 2
Views: 1864

LIFE ON MARS 2020 17-19APRIL

Hello Rocketeers, The MARS Committee is still committed to going ahead with our 3 day launch next month, however, we will make some changes to protect all those attending from COVID-19 transmission as much as possible. These measures include: 1. The General Public will not be invited to attend. Only...
by natty
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Hello from Melbourne
Replies: 8
Views: 2700

Re: Hello from Melbourne

Hello Discountbatman! Welcome to rocketry! We look forward to seeing you at our launches. We're a friendly bunch, feel free to ask as many questions as you like! In terms of composite suppliers, you can pick up stuff at: Solid Solutions https://www.solidsolutions.com.au/ Allnex https://allnex-spring...
by natty
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Melbourne Amateur Rocket Society Inc.
Topic: 2020 MARS LAUNCH DATES
Replies: 1
Views: 1599

2020 MARS LAUNCH DATES

ATTENTION ALL ROCKETEERS! MARS LAUNCH DATES ARE AS FOLLOWS: 17-19th APRIL "LIFE ON MARS 2020" Wychitella (pending fire season) 23rd MAY - Drouin 27th JUNE - Drouin 25th JULY - Drouin 22nd AUGUST - Drouin 26th SEPTEMBER - Drouin 24th OCTOBER - Drouin 7th NOVEMBER - Drouin 28th NOVEMBER - Dr...
by natty
Sun Jul 28, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Melbourne Amateur Rocket Society Inc.
Topic: LIFE ON MARS 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 3284

Re: LIFE ON MARS 2019

life on mars1.jpg
by natty
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Melbourne Amateur Rocket Society Inc.
Topic: LIFE ON MARS 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 3284

LIFE ON MARS 2019

LIFE ON MARS is the theme name of MARS' 2 day launch festival in Wychitella on the 10th - 11th August. The MARS committee invites all rocketeers and rocket lovers to join in with us in one of the best events on the rocketry calendar. Bring your best rockets and rub shoulders with some of the best ro...
by natty
Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Mid/High Powered Rocketry
Topic: Formula 150 L3 Build
Replies: 20
Views: 4461

Re: Formula 150 L3 Build

As promised, here's a look at my sled. I had originally planned to use an Altus Metrum Easy Mini with my RRC3, but it wouldn't talk to my PC, so I ended up using 2 RRC3's. Next to the altimeters is my home grown GPS tracker that was inspired by Vance. Everything is armed using leaf switches and a pu...
by natty
Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Mid/High Powered Rocketry
Topic: Formula 150 L3 Build
Replies: 20
Views: 4461

Re: Formula 150 L3 Build

Thanks for the congrats everyone!

Thanks to everyone that gave me a hand - I really appreciate it!

Yes I did receive my branding, there are pics - I'l post them when I get 'em!
by natty
Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Mid/High Powered Rocketry
Topic: Formula 150 L3 Build
Replies: 20
Views: 4461

Re: Formula 150 L3 Build

In the words of everyone's favourite Kazakstani


"GREAT SUCCESS!"
by natty
Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Mid/High Powered Rocketry
Topic: Formula 150 L3 Build
Replies: 20
Views: 4461

Re: Formula 150 L3 Build

Good lord Nat what are you drinking :lol: Coming along well mate, the blue glass looks awesome, will you leave it unpainted? Also I've not seen the fins attached to the MMT outside of the airframe before, that looks like a brilliant idea to get strong internal fillets. How do you fill the excess fi...
by natty
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Mid/High Powered Rocketry
Topic: Formula 150 L3 Build
Replies: 20
Views: 4461

Re: Formula 150 L3 Build

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180610/1e759a5d500393cd28add36559a771a2.jpg Hers the AV bay, to give you some idea of its size https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180610/0aa6d431c68bac701338587aec25d14d.jpg Ive used m6 nutserts for it to attach to the airframe https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...
by natty
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Melbourne Amateur Rocket Society Inc.
Topic: Wychitella Launch 16-17th June
Replies: 11
Views: 2965

Re: Wychitella Launch 16-17th June

Argh!

Looks like events have conspired against me and I'll only be there for the Saturday :(
by natty
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Mid/High Powered Rocketry
Topic: Formula 150 L3 Build
Replies: 20
Views: 4461

Re: Formula 150 L3 Build

Check out my AV bay lids! I've used the cylinders from a PML kit that never quite worked out av bay lids.jpg Now time to build the sled - I was planning on using a nice blue sheet of G10, but it looks like its not going to make it to melbourne on time. Anyway, I can use the ply one as a prototype an...
by natty
Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:27 am
Forum: Support & Recovery & Misc.
Topic: Shroud Line-less Parachute
Replies: 8
Views: 2576

Re: Shroud Line-less Parachute

Where can I get one? I'll try it!


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by natty
Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Mid/High Powered Rocketry
Topic: Formula 150 L3 Build
Replies: 20
Views: 4461

Re: Formula 150 L3 Build

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180604/3d37ee9e41fdc9b84e807f661db80ded.jpg Here's my precision fin jig, everything fits within a millimeter. I was pretty chuffed that it worked so well. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180604/e2704e36d1a02e391c0c26579505fc4e.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.c...

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