8" Fincan

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Re: 8" Fincan

Postby str8up » Wed Sep 28, 2016 1:37 pm

"Nice job, if only we had 8" motors in Australia...." I know CATO - you want to build a 7 motor cluster.

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Re: 8" Fincan

Postby cryoscum » Wed Sep 28, 2016 5:00 pm

Yep, it drifted away. Sims seem to indicate a good number of miles, but not out of the cylinder. It'll be found. They always are. I remember a rocket that the Rocketry Hillbillies found 18 miles out and brought back on their quadbikes. Begs the question what they were doing that far out there as the rocket they found wasn't theirs :)

Fin can worked perfectly fine and that's OK by me...
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Re: 8" Fincan

Postby OverTheTop » Wed Sep 28, 2016 5:11 pm

Well done Nic! I bet you received a sigh of relief when you heard the flight was successful :)
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Re: 8" Fincan

Postby martymonsta » Wed Nov 09, 2016 9:56 pm

Many years ago the great British explorer George Mallory, who was to die on Mount Everest, was asked why did he want to climb it. He said, "Because it is there."
Well, space is there, and we're going to climb it

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Re: 8" Fincan

Postby kopius » Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:13 pm

I just found the photo of this rocket up close whilst it was being prepped, love the Aussie made decals that were used ;-)
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Re: 8" Fincan

Postby SpaceManMat » Wed Mar 08, 2017 5:15 pm

Very nice, wonder how it's holding up out there in the weather.
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Re: 8" Fincan

Postby kopius » Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:28 am

I would say struggling in that environment. Black Rock can be very harsh...


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Re: 8" Fincan

Postby Lamp » Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:31 am

Congratulations Nic and the team.
Your builds are always exceptional Nic! :mrgreen:
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