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by Kryten
Mon May 04, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Hi from Sydney
Replies: 6
Views: 1222

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: 1378

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: 1864

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: 3206

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: 1976

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: 2438

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: 1570

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: 7187

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: 1570

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: 3330

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: 2095

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...
by Kryten
Sun May 19, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Australian Model Rocket Society
Topic: AMRS and TRA Reciprocal Arrangement
Replies: 18
Views: 34037

Re: AMRS and TRA Reciprocal Arrangement

Nice work!
by Kryten
Sun May 19, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: 3d Printed Screw Switch
Replies: 13
Views: 2007

Re: 3d Printed Screw Switch

Nice! I wish I hadn't made my AV bay until I heard about this. It's a much simpler and elegant setup than my slide switch arrangement
by Kryten
Sun May 05, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: Low Powered Rocketry
Topic: Will it fly? Sputnik/Odd-Ball Thing
Replies: 14
Views: 4013

Re: Will it fly? Sputnik/Odd-Ball Thing

That's a perfect expression on his face for when you insert the motor

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