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by SpaceManMat
Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: How to's
Topic: Using The good paints and painting
Replies: 29
Views: 10046

Re: Using The good paints and painting

You’ll be pleased to hear Krusty that I was at Bunnings yesterday and noticed they are once again selling your favourite paint in a full range of colours 8)

Going to need to stock up.
by SpaceManMat
Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: Launch Dates 2021
Replies: 13
Views: 560

Re: Launch Dates 2021

BrendanH69 wrote:I'm still tuned in! Any re-schedule news yet?


Waiting on an answer too, need to know so I can prompt Oli on what motor he’s going to fly for his HPR shake down flight 8)
by SpaceManMat
Fri Jan 15, 2021 8:44 am
Forum: Higher, Faster, Further
Topic: Vertical Trajectory System, Mk2 Evolution
Replies: 14
Views: 957

Re: Vertical Trajectory System, Mk2 Evolution

Not sure what I think about use of a script, may be ok for development phase. Obviously the required feature is installed, otherwise the script would not work, I would think that this is just a configuration issue? Problem with running a script as I see it the need to confirm it has been initiated, ...
by SpaceManMat
Sun Jan 10, 2021 4:59 pm
Forum: Higher, Faster, Further
Topic: Vertical Trajectory System, Mk2 Evolution
Replies: 14
Views: 957

Re: Vertical Trajectory System, Mk2 Evolution

What info are you planning on displaying on the lcd?
by SpaceManMat
Fri Jan 08, 2021 9:27 am
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: 10th January 2021 Launch Day
Replies: 7
Views: 487

Re: 10th January 2021 Launch Day

Well, the committee has done all we can but circumstances have conspired against us... https://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-updates/health-safety/brisbane-to-enter-3-day-lockdown-as-authorities-race-to-trace-test-before-mutant-strain-spreads/news-story/0f272b074c18c181196a970da642c442 Please consi...
by SpaceManMat
Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:18 pm
Forum: Higher, Faster, Further
Topic: Vertical Trajectory System, Mk2 Evolution
Replies: 14
Views: 957

Re: Vertical Trajectory System, Mk2 Evolution

I missed this, looks really good OTT.

They sure pack a lot into that flight computer don’t they.
by SpaceManMat
Wed Jan 06, 2021 10:41 pm
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: Launch Dates 2021
Replies: 13
Views: 560

Re: Launch Dates 2021

Bring it on, need to make up for last year 8)
by SpaceManMat
Wed Jan 06, 2021 10:39 pm
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: 10th January 2021 Launch Day
Replies: 7
Views: 487

Re: 10th January 2021 Launch Day

Can’t wait.
by SpaceManMat
Mon Dec 14, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: SpaceX Starship Test Flight to 12.5km, Possibly Tonight
Replies: 5
Views: 640

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

Was fantastic to watch this live.
by SpaceManMat
Mon Dec 14, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: Legislation Amendment - Explosives Act 1999 (QLD)
Replies: 6
Views: 2781

Re: Legislation Amendment - Explosives Act 1999 (QLD)

Seams rather excessive given that no explosives licence is required in any other state.

Makes sure you tick the option to renew for 5 years people.
by SpaceManMat
Wed Nov 11, 2020 12:37 am
Forum: Higher, Faster, Further
Topic: Vertical Trajectory System (with some 3D printed parts)
Replies: 77
Views: 51221

Re: Vertical Trajectory System (with some 3D printed parts)

Very nice. They sure pack a lot into that flight computer
by SpaceManMat
Sun Nov 08, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: HPR X Wing - T70
Replies: 32
Views: 8285

Re: HPR X Wing - T70

How's the build going Matt? Any update? :D It’s been a bit painful I’m afraid. Got knocked over and busted a wing, which I then botched the repair (mixed the epoxy wrong so it would never set). I have removed the broken wing and cut a new one, need to bevel it which is a major pain and then put it ...
by SpaceManMat
Sun Nov 08, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: 8th March 2020 Launch "Flames Smoke & Noise Spectacular"
Replies: 18
Views: 3639

Re: 8th March 2020 Launch "Flames Smoke & Noise Spectacular"

Nice getting it back the following day.
by SpaceManMat
Tue Nov 03, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: Rocket Lab Jobs
Replies: 1
Views: 426

Rocket Lab Jobs

Anyone interested in a aerospace job in NZ. Rocket lab are looking to fill a large number positions...

https://www.rocketlabusa.com/careers/
by SpaceManMat
Mon Sep 28, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Boost converters
Replies: 5
Views: 719

Re: Boost converters

I take it your not using these for circuits powering igniters? Too likely spike higher currents / short,

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