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by Kryten
Tue Jul 21, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Mid/High Powered Rocketry
Topic: Institutional knowledge
Replies: 8
Views: 627

Re: Institutional knowledge

Laminate thickness depends on the type of reinforcement AND the amount of resin.
I found this table of guidelines for fibreglass in my files (information provided by FMS):

Laminate thickness table.jpeg
by Kryten
Tue Jul 21, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: NSW Rocketry Association
Topic: Launch days to resume
Replies: 0
Views: 400

Launch days to resume

We can resume launching at Whalan Reserve. The next scheduled launch day is 25th July, weather permitting. This will be a "members only" launch - family members are OK, but no extra invited guests New protocols will be in place due to COVID-19. Important: Please do not attend if you are fe...
by Kryten
Mon May 04, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Hi from Sydney
Replies: 7
Views: 1698

Re: Hi from Sydney

I agree - start small and then work your way up.
I'd recommend something that takes A-C motors for your first build.
C motors offer the best "bang for buck"
by Kryten
Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: NSW Rocketry Association
Topic: Launches suspended due to COVID-19
Replies: 1
Views: 1700

Launches suspended due to COVID-19

The NSWRA Committee has taken the decision to suspend launching for March and April (including the Mullaley HPR launch) to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The committee has agreed to meet every month from now on to accomplish the following objectives: Review the status of the ongoing COVID-19 s...
by Kryten
Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Mid/High Powered Rocketry
Topic: Thoughts SCR L1
Replies: 10
Views: 2256

Re: Thoughts SCR L1

CATO wrote:
T713 wrote:Or am I better off heading in another direction?


Heading in another direction - IMHO

+1
by Kryten
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Australian Rocketry
Topic: Welcome to Australian Rocketry 4.0
Replies: 16
Views: 3926

Re: Welcome to Australian Rocketry 4.0

Looks good!
Are those stock levels up-to-date?
I was after a 29mm CTI H133 or H163, but they're showing as out of stock
by Kryten
Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: How's the Weather..?
Topic: Forum header issues / errors
Replies: 8
Views: 2399

Re: Forum header issues / errors

Yep.
I thought it may have just been me
by Kryten
Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Hi from Coffs
Replies: 11
Views: 3056

Re: Hi from Coffs

Just a short drive to your nearest launch site :wink:
by Kryten
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: TV documentaries
Replies: 2
Views: 1764

Re: TV documentaries

Tonight on Channel 10 at 7:30pm: "The Moon Landing: 50th Anniversary"
by Kryten
Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Western Australian Rocketry Society
Topic: 2019 WARS Grass Valley launch pics
Replies: 8
Views: 9229

Re: 2019 WARS Grass Valley launch pics

Aquaman33 wrote:I'm thinking about moving to WA just for the launch day buffet.

Don't get anything like that in NSW!

It certainly looks inviting
We need our own Lamington Lady.
Are you offering to take on that role, Aquaman? :wink:
by Kryten
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: TV documentaries
Replies: 2
Views: 1764

TV documentaries

Plenty of documentaries on commercial TV at the moment leading up to the anniversary of the moon landing.
Today on SBS "Mission Control" at 3:40pm, and part 2 of "Chasing the Moon" at 7:30pm.
by Kryten
Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: NSW Rocketry Association
Topic: June launch date at Whalan
Replies: 0
Views: 3662

June launch date at Whalan

Please note that the next launch at Whalan Reserve will be on Saturday 15th June (not the usual last Saturday of the month)
by Kryten
Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Mid/High Powered Rocketry
Topic: Square Mid Power Rocket
Replies: 6
Views: 2402

Re: Square Mid Power Rocket

Flat attachment would work, and be very strong. But you're essentially doubling the weight of the fins with no aerodynamic benefit. This isn't a big issue if the fins are lightweight. A large flat area on a body tube has the least stiffness, which might explain why the fins are offset. TTW attachmen...

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