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by Rhodes
Fri Feb 22, 2008 11:55 am
Forum: Air Command Water Rockets
Topic: Building fins
Replies: 14
Views: 4782

You could also experiment with a set of canard fins to reduce the weather cocking. The rocket will still travel along with the wind but it should help at keeping it pointing straight up.
by Rhodes
Tue Feb 19, 2008 8:58 pm
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 13
Views: 2996

Hi George, good to see new people coming to the sport. QRS is like a magnet.
by Rhodes
Tue Feb 19, 2008 4:52 pm
Forum: Support & Recovery & Misc.
Topic: Ripstop Nylon For Making Your Own Parachutes
Replies: 17
Views: 7244

Spacecad will give you a template for a gore panel based on the number of panels and size of chute you want, even adds in the hem.
by Rhodes
Tue Feb 19, 2008 4:09 pm
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: L3 BSD THOR - X Project
Replies: 163
Views: 28650

Love that Thor scoop, congratulations. The launch area looks like a bowling green.
by Rhodes
Wed Feb 13, 2008 8:00 pm
Forum: NSW Rocketry Association
Topic: NSWRA Drag race
Replies: 57
Views: 9117

So C impulse it is, how many :twisted:
by Rhodes
Sun Feb 10, 2008 7:51 pm
Forum: MMRG
Topic: Next Melbourne launch
Replies: 869
Views: 110877

Looks like a good day was had by all. Nice photos robotic. Who owns the semroc Hustler or is it a 'Lil' Hustler?
by Rhodes
Sun Feb 10, 2008 7:15 pm
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: Kookaburra 3 - 1/2 Scale
Replies: 35
Views: 8405

Love the fin mounts Astro, is it going to have any electronics onboard?
by Rhodes
Sun Feb 10, 2008 7:13 pm
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: Febuary 10th Launch
Replies: 105
Views: 14178

Congratulations on your launch day, seems like everyone had a lot of fun. Shame about the CATO Ari :( , looks like a bit of repair work required. And finally how many people turned up :shock:
by Rhodes
Thu Feb 07, 2008 8:30 pm
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Melbourne newbie
Replies: 12
Views: 2307

Nice to have you aboard, the project sounds very interesting and I will definately keep an eye open on the website.
by Rhodes
Tue Feb 05, 2008 10:39 pm
Forum: Suburban Rocketry
Topic: Suburban Rocketry
Replies: 108
Views: 29004

Yes astro I agree. :lol:
by Rhodes
Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:50 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Sub $50 Altimeter
Replies: 10
Views: 2805

I found a link to an australian supplier of this device at, they also have a range of video transmission equipment and I noticed they are looking at GPS.
by Rhodes
Sun Feb 03, 2008 7:47 pm
Forum: Low Powered Rocketry
Topic: FlisKits Richter Recker - modified
Replies: 11
Views: 2086

That should be nice to see coming off the pad. The RR looks enormous when put in comparison with a person. Any chance of getting a video of the launch?
by Rhodes
Sat Feb 02, 2008 6:10 pm
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: Orsus-Lite
Replies: 22
Views: 5029

That is an awesome video, I havent seen it before. Maybe a couple of modifications to your vostoc astro?
by Rhodes
Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:31 pm
Forum: Mid/High Powered Rocketry
Topic: Big low power or small mid power?
Replies: 3
Views: 1422

Big low power or small mid power?

Im looking at launching a Saturn 1b at the next NSWRA meet with 4 clustered C6 motors. The total impulse is around the E mark so would this unit be classed as a mid powered rocket? Just wondering if a succsesful check and flight of this would clear me for MPR engines.
by Rhodes
Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:25 pm
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: Bigger Balls - The resurrection
Replies: 58
Views: 8310

Thats looking nice bones, what type of colour scheme are you going for?

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