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by CATO
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: I could use that
Topic: 2k 2 pack in a can
Replies: 21
Views: 1526

Re: 2k 2 pack in a can

If you wish to upgrade to a spray gun, you can try the ISO-FEE paint in this forum link https://forum.ausrocketry.com/viewtopic.php?f=52&t=4786
by CATO
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:05 am
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: Show us your rocket room / shed / workshop
Replies: 77
Views: 15103

Re: Show us your rocket room / shed / workshop

Thanks guys, a DRO will be on the cards https://www.machineryhouse.com.au/D695?gclid=CjwKCAjwo_HdBRBjEiwAiPPXpNmc_5CFwTdWmwM67Sko2F03bTWu320C7I_fKszKSjGuexKI2V2KSxoCBJsQAvD_BwE , that is one reason why I purchased the Optimum, but I would also like to purchase the mill attachment, so not sure if the...
by CATO
Sat Oct 06, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: Show us your rocket room / shed / workshop
Replies: 77
Views: 15103

Re: Show us your rocket room / shed / workshop

So after 37 years, it's time to oil up some emery cloth (if it's still called that :shock: )......

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https://www.machineryhouse.com.au/L689
Mill to be added at a later date...

by CATO
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: ROCKETS Magazine
Topic: ROCKETS Magazine (Volume 10 Issue 6)
Replies: 5
Views: 440

Re: ROCKETS Magazine (Volume 10 Issue 6)

I'm really going to miss this..... :cry: " Like all good things , even ROCKETS Magazine has to come to an end. We have tried to hang in there over the past couple of years since our migration to an all-digital format. The changes to technology and simply the way media is viewed over the intern...
by CATO
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: NSW Rocketry Association
Topic: NSWRA - Mullaley Launch Photos - 8th/9th September 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 680

Re: NSWRA - Mullaley Launch Photos - 8th/9th September 2018

Aquaman33 wrote:The Patriot has almost a "5 child crater".


8) love that photo.... I guess the next launch will have to be on a N5800 to try and beat the 5 child record...
by CATO
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: L3 Cert - 1/2 scale Patriot
Replies: 324
Views: 46967

Re: L3 Cert - 1/2 scale Patriot

How's the full scale beast coming along? :D Hi Drew, Thanks, I was wondering how long before someone would ask that question, and who that someone would be.... Sorry to state that due to cost overruns, production has stopped, and most likely the project is DEAD . I can't, nor will my wife let me fu...
by CATO
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: L3 Cert - 1/2 scale Patriot
Replies: 324
Views: 46967

Re: L3 Cert - 1/2 scale Patriot

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by CATO
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: L3 Cert - 1/2 scale Patriot
Replies: 324
Views: 46967

Re: L3 Cert - 1/2 scale Patriot

Another flight of the Patriot... Launch # Date Event Motor(s) NS Alt Comment 1 12/03/2015 ARTDU 2015 CTI M2150 7,455 6,315 L3 Cert Flight 2 13/03/2015 ARTDU 2015 CTI M840,2xJ453,2xJ354 11,175 9,832 First Cluster Flight 3 14/03/2015 ARTDU 2015 CTI M2080,2xJ520,2xJ381 9,843 8,307 Crazy Jim'...
by CATO
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: NSW Rocketry Association
Topic: NSWRA - Mullaley Launch Photos - 8th/9th September 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 680

Re: NSWRA - Mullaley Launch Photos - 8th/9th September 2018

Thanks for posting/sharing Derek, good to see that you and your family had a great weekend.... :D

That KBA M3500 really got the Patriot of the pad quick, not to mention the 12" deep crater and 7 meter wide ejector it left behind... :shock:
by CATO
Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: SPACEX - Telstar 18v Mission
Replies: 4
Views: 408

Re: SPACEX - Telstar 18v Mission

T - 12 minutes
by CATO
Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: SPACEX - Telstar 18v Mission
Replies: 4
Views: 408

SPACEX - Telstar 18v Mission

SpaceX is targeting launch of the Telstar 18 VANTAGE satellite to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO) from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The four-hour launch window opens at 11:28 p.m. EDT on Sunday, September 9, or 3:28 UTC on Monday, September 10. ...
by CATO
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Australia ready to re-enter the space race
Replies: 0
Views: 289

Australia ready to re-enter the space race

ABC 7:30 report, Aug 13 2018. The first boss of Australia's new national space agency is Dr Megan Clark, and she has the job of deciding which state will host the local equivalent of NASA. Look at 1:20 secs in " Black Sky Aerospace "gents a couple of seconds of airtime... https://www.youtu...
by CATO
Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: L3 Cert - 1/2 scale Patriot
Replies: 324
Views: 46967

Re: L3 Cert - 1/2 scale Patriot

The next flight of the 1/2 scale Patriot will be next Saturday the 8th of Sep 2018 at the NSWRA HPR launch site located in Mullaley NSW. This time the flight will conducted on a "Kosdon By Aerotech" (KBA) M3500R in Gorilla Hardware, what could possibly go wrong :shock: .
by CATO
Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Australian Model Rocket Society
Topic: AMRS and TRA Reciprocal Arrangement
Replies: 14
Views: 3971

Re: AMRS and TRA Reciprocal Arrangement

Hi Steven, Reply posted here as my PM function is not working... I'm no expert, and there are others that could easily answer this question better than I, but if you perform a search for public liability insurance for Australia you will find many examples, it appears that you can't even get out of b...
by CATO
Sat Aug 18, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Australian Model Rocket Society
Topic: AMRS and TRA Reciprocal Arrangement
Replies: 14
Views: 3971

Re: AMRS and TRA Reciprocal Arrangement

I don’t know. Is it a government minimum requirement, a landowner requirement, or what? The term “Australian Requirements” sounds like a government requirement to me, but like I said, I don’t know. Hi Steve, Good to here from you..... I'm posting a reply here as my PM functionality is not currently...

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