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by Jim-K
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:13 am
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: Thunderbird 3 Build
Replies: 11
Views: 366

Re: Thunderbird 3 Build

I’d be careful of the forum rules. I’m pretty sure that “combination chemical and ion propulsion” powered by “fusion reactors” will count as experimental rocketry. :shock:
by Jim-K
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: Modular Rocket
Replies: 4
Views: 724

Re: Modular Rocket

Starting at the top for no particular reason, I have a nose cone assembly. This assembly is just going to pop off the top with the ejection charge on the end of the motor. The typical nose cone (this one was from Apogee) will do this without modification, but the inner BT-70 does not suit the BT-80 ...
by Jim-K
Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: Modular Rocket
Replies: 4
Views: 724

Modular Rocket

With the summer warming up and no flying until April/May, I have started to tinker with a modular rocket design. My aim is to make different sections that can be stuck together to mix and match different motors, recovery, staging etc. So far, I have 3D printed some ends and tried our a few prototype...

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