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by str8up
Mon Nov 05, 2012 9:56 am
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Reliving the dream
Replies: 7
Views: 1752

Re: Reliving the dream

Hi Joe,
I too am a BAR - Born again rocketeer. I've only just come back this year. So welcome aboard mate.

Warren
by str8up
Mon Oct 29, 2012 10:37 am
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: "Fire Across the Desert" Book
Replies: 12
Views: 4947

Re: "Fire Across the Desert" Book

I have a copy of Ivan Southall's book (1963) "Woomera". I quote and cry at this one little piece," A US authority, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, has predicted that by 1963 Woomera rocket range will be the finest space research station of its type in the world.&quo...
by str8up
Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:24 am
Forum: NSW Rocketry Association
Topic: David "CATO" Bell - TRA Cert 1 launch.
Replies: 33
Views: 7680

Re: David "CATO" Bell - TRA Cert 1 launch.

Commiserations mate - as a new comer to RMS I have to thank you for posting your bad luck - it has made me aware to be Sooo careful when reloading motors. I have printed out an "O" ring guide to keep in my range box.

Warren
by str8up
Thu Oct 18, 2012 1:52 pm
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Intro and advice please
Replies: 9
Views: 1471

Re: Intro and advice please

Hi Ari, Hey mate - my eyeballs nearly fell out of my head when I met you and saw where rocketry was today. And reloading motors now is definitely a LOT safer than when I was making my own fuels. You know all those exploding rockets that Homer had - well I can relate to that. How the back shed surviv...
by str8up
Thu Oct 18, 2012 7:43 am
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Intro and advice please
Replies: 9
Views: 1471

Re: Intro and advice please

Thanks Stewart - what does the forward metal thread screw into - what supports it on the inside of the tube?

Warren
by str8up
Wed Oct 17, 2012 8:45 pm
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Intro and advice please
Replies: 9
Views: 1471

Intro and advice please

Intro and some help please Hi - My name is Warren and I live near Ipswich in Qld. I'm what I think they call a BAR - born again rocketeer. Like Homer Hickam I too watched the October skies (1957) for that sputnick and in High School built and launched rockets using my homemade fuels - and won a stat...

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