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Hi from SE Melbourne

Postby Striiinger » Tue Dec 27, 2016 9:03 am

Hi, I'm Ben, just starting out with rocketry with my 14 yo son. A couple of Estes rockets under the Christmas tree, and planning our first launch down at Phillip Island in the next day or so.

Great to have access to the forum for guidance, really looking forward to learning more.

Cheers, Ben

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Re: Hi from SE Melbourne

Postby OverTheTop » Tue Dec 27, 2016 9:15 am

Welcome to the forum Ben and son. You will find lots of helpful people here and there are a couple of places in Victoria where you can see everything from low power to high power rockets at club launches. Once you have seen the high power stuff you will be even more hooked!

Enjoy :D
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Re: Hi from SE Melbourne

Postby SpaceManMat » Tue Dec 27, 2016 10:02 am

Welcome to the forums Ben, it's a great hobby to be involved in.

Like OTT says you should definitely check out a club launch such as MARS, they have a section here on the forums.
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Re: Hi from SE Melbourne

Postby CATO » Tue Dec 27, 2016 11:46 pm

Welcome to the forum Ben and son.
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Re: Hi from SE Melbourne

Postby october sky » Thu Dec 29, 2016 3:18 pm

Welcome to the forum and awesome hobby of rocketry. Enjoy the learning curve as you go along. As already pointed out, check out MARS ! 8)
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Re: Hi from SE Melbourne

Postby natty » Thu Dec 29, 2016 11:44 pm

Hi Ben!

Welcome to rocketry! I hope your launches down Phillip Island went well, and I hope to see you at the next MARS launch! I'm in SE melb as well. Feel free to message us about any questions you have.

Cheers
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Re: Hi from SE Melbourne

Postby Digit » Sat Feb 25, 2017 8:48 pm

Welcome to rocketry and to the forum Ben and son!
I look forward to seeing your first rockets on here one day 8)
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