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by str8up
Fri Feb 26, 2021 6:45 am
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: HPR X Wing - T70
Replies: 47
Views: 12476

Re: HPR X Wing - T70

So drew that explains why you are so totally 'quackers'.

Hope all is well on your side of the big island mate.
by str8up
Mon Feb 15, 2021 11:19 am
Forum: How to's
Topic: Bolts loose inside motor tube...
Replies: 4
Views: 2248

Re: Bolts loose inside motor tube...

My very simple solution is to just leave them there. Other than rattling when you shake the rocket what harm can they do?

You'll probably do a lot more damage trying to get them out.
by str8up
Mon Feb 15, 2021 10:35 am
Forum: How to's
Topic: Bolts loose inside motor tube...
Replies: 4
Views: 2248

Re: Bolts loose inside motor tube...

My very simple solution is to just leave them there. Other than rattling when you shake the rocket what harm can they do?

You'll probably do a lot more damage trying to get them out.
by str8up
Tue Feb 09, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: Level 1 rocket kit
Replies: 12
Views: 1108

Re: Level 1 rocket kit

The "Callisto" is an ultra reliable rocket. Always does everything just right every flight - barring a gross human stuff-up. Mine (29mm motor mount) has had 33 flights since I built it in 2012 and is still wearing the same paint. You do not need Nomex with a piston ejection system - the pi...
by str8up
Wed Dec 09, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: News & Events
Topic: SpaceX Starship Test Flight to 12.5km, Possibly Tonight
Replies: 5
Views: 1077

Re: SpaceX Starship Test Flight to 12.5km, Possibly Tonight

Aborted at T-1.3 sec. Automatic Raptor abort. No details as yet.
by str8up
Mon Jul 13, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: intro for me based Springfield Qld
Replies: 6
Views: 2485

Re: intro for me based Springfield Qld

Hi markf74,

The next QRS launch should, if everything keeps going to plan, be on the 16th August at Cedar Grove.

Be great to see you there.
by str8up
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: Support & Recovery & Misc.
Topic: Electronic flight cards
Replies: 6
Views: 1841

Re: Electronic flight cards

Looks to me to be a complicated solution looking for a problem to solve. Why mess with something that (a) is simple (b) doesn't need improving with (c) something that is far more complicated, and (d) the current system can be used by anyone while the "improvement" cannot. If it ain't broke...
by str8up
Tue Jan 28, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: How's the Weather..?
Topic: I've had an interesting couple of months. (pic heavy)
Replies: 8
Views: 3619

Re: I've had an interesting couple of months. (pic heavy)

Thanks for posting Matt. Really cool to see 'what's on the inside'.

Look forward to meeting with Cathy and yourself again but until then we'll have to have a drink - you'll have to drink mine too as I won't be there.

Warren
by str8up
Tue Jan 28, 2020 7:35 am
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: HPR X Wing - T70
Replies: 47
Views: 12476

Re: HPR X Wing - T70

Matt, this is going to big and beautiful. Cannot wait to see it in flight.

Warren
by str8up
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: How's the Weather..?
Topic: TC Blake
Replies: 4
Views: 2293

Re: TC Blake

As long as he is not going around in ever diminishing circles ...
by str8up
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Low Powered Rocketry
Topic: Green Tree Frog
Replies: 7
Views: 2885

Re: Green Tree Frog

He was just after some more "horse power".
by str8up
Mon Aug 05, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: One giant leap for a small Australian town
Replies: 7
Views: 3298

Re: One giant leap for a small Australian town

I've heard of a 'heavy' track but that is rediculous.

Thanks for the info - any more of those old photos?
by str8up
Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: Orion Launch Abort
Replies: 3
Views: 2259

Re: Orion Launch Abort

Hey Lach, Time for an "up" scale.
by str8up
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: USYD Rocketry Team Win 10k' Challenge at IREC
Replies: 13
Views: 4018

Re: USYD Rocketry Team Win 10k' Challenge at IREC

Congratulations USYD. Fantastic effort. Please post some more photos.
by str8up
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: 9th June 2019 Launch
Replies: 3
Views: 2142

Re: 9th June 2019 Launch

Congratulations to Rachel on her Cert 1 and to Dominic and Roland on their successful Cert 2 flights.

Well done.

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