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by rocketballSA
Mon Jan 14, 2008 9:22 pm
Forum: Rocketry in WA
Topic: J350
Replies: 6
Views: 3555

wolfies-gurl wrote:I brought phil his 38/720 casing with fwd seal disc for around $90.00AUD to the door not too bad for a piece of aluminim tube :? :D


Hey well done :!:

That is cheap :D

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by rocketballSA
Mon Jan 14, 2008 9:11 pm
Forum: Low Powered Rocketry
Topic: balance of my new rockets
Replies: 9
Views: 2281

Hi Thruster I have 2 of the Estes mean machines! These are excellent kits. They are extremely light anyhow and very stable, dont believe you should be too concerned in this area. I do have a couple of suggestions for you with this kit. The tubes are not overly strong so would not use a motor that ha...
by rocketballSA
Mon Jan 14, 2008 8:39 pm
Forum: How's the Weather..?
Topic: Australian Rocketry Federation Thread
Replies: 53
Views: 9588

Interesting replies :!: I think your all missing the point :!: No-one is questioning how Admin wishes to run their forum. If they feel certain topics should be in secret threads it is their right to do this. HOWEVER the people which use these threads should be made aware of who has access and who ha...
by rocketballSA
Sun Jan 13, 2008 12:06 am
Forum: How's the Weather..?
Topic: Australian Rocketry Federation Thread
Replies: 53
Views: 9588

That is interesting :!: I can see the thread when I am logged in but not when I am logged out :?: The model rocket safety code thread appears to have totally disappeared in or out :!: According to the opening page of 'Australian rocketry' the forum is fully funtional Hmmm not sure what sort of show ...
by rocketballSA
Sat Jan 12, 2008 3:17 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Streaky Bay Launch Christmas South Australia
Replies: 9
Views: 2973

Hey wolfies-gurl Dont have a digital camera! Next item on my shopping list! See what I can do with regard to a fleet picture :!: Be good to know launch dates! Can then book flights! With air fairs so cheap is not that expensive! Last time I was there got a motel in Perth main street. Was able to wal...
by rocketballSA
Sat Jan 12, 2008 1:55 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: CHRISTMAS PRESENTS
Replies: 22
Views: 4854

Very good pictures wolflair :D

Could not help but notice the esky in the background :!:

Any beer in it :?: :lol:

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by rocketballSA
Fri Jan 11, 2008 7:00 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Streaky Bay Launch Christmas South Australia
Replies: 9
Views: 2973

Heya RocketballSA All I can say is what a way to spend Xmas ya lucky bugga.... My invitation mustve gotten lost in cyber space hehehehe. You sure did put alot of motors up in smoke. Also seems like you have got quite an army of rockets over there. 3 more months till us Perthies get to smell black p...
by rocketballSA
Fri Jan 11, 2008 6:51 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Streaky Bay Launch Christmas South Australia
Replies: 9
Views: 2973

Nice launchs you had fun :lol: footage is good to :D When they land in the drink do you get much water damage :?: if any Hey Wolflair. Water does no harm to them provided you let them dry properly before using them again. There is a problem with black powder motors. When they land in water the moto...
by rocketballSA
Fri Jan 11, 2008 6:45 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Streaky Bay Launch Christmas South Australia
Replies: 9
Views: 2973

Nice RocketballSA, launching on the beach :D what was the total motor count for the week? Thanks RR. Is great launching on a beach. However the wind needs to be blowing in the right direction. Although I tried to record all that was launched there was proberly more. This is an estimate of final tal...
by rocketballSA
Wed Jan 09, 2008 1:46 am
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Streaky Bay Launch Christmas South Australia
Replies: 9
Views: 2973

Streaky Bay Launch Christmas South Australia

Hi all Christmas and new years is a very busy time for all. This is a summary of a 6 day launch at streaky bay on the west coast of South Australia. Other South Australian rocketeers were invited to attend this however as it included Christmas day they could not attend. Disappionting but not unexpec...
by rocketballSA
Sun Dec 09, 2007 12:13 pm
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 5
Views: 1901

Welcome hotspot

Which Aero-tech kits do you have :?:

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by rocketballSA
Sun Dec 09, 2007 11:59 am
Forum: Low Powered Rocketry
Topic: Reinforce fins with paper?
Replies: 8
Views: 2478

Hi Steve Not sure how fussy you want to be with your fins. With balsa fins I usually sand them with about 240 grade paper to a nice shape. Then apply several coats of dope, sanding the fins 24 hours between coats. The dope needs to be fully dry before sanding. By using finer grade paper say 400 to 6...
by rocketballSA
Sun Nov 25, 2007 10:20 am
Forum: MMRG
Topic: Next Melbourne launch
Replies: 869
Views: 110873

Hi all

Whats this I hear about a fire :? :shock:

Clearing the area around the launch pad also includes peoples clothes that may be flammable :o

We need to be carefull guys :roll:

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by rocketballSA
Wed Nov 21, 2007 5:27 pm
Forum: Rocketry in WA
Topic: IMPULSE INCREASE FOR WA
Replies: 11
Views: 4628

Woo Hoo! Congradulations :!: :!: :D :D :D :D

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by rocketballSA
Sun Nov 18, 2007 10:29 pm
Forum: Mid/High Powered Rocketry
Topic: Aerotech Initiator starter set (Mantis launchers)
Replies: 3
Views: 1468

Thanks Astro

Bit concerned dipping it in water may rust the bolts and metal plates.

Guess I could always pull it to bits. What a hassle!

hmmm toxic water hey! That may come in handy if my ex-wife ever comes for a visit. Can offer her a drink then :!: :D

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