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Forum: Kit Collecting Today, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By ghrocketman
I'll get it his one too despite a huge kit...

I'll get it his one too despite a huge kit backlog.
If memory serves correct, this is the first Little Joe I kit from a Major manufacturer.
Forum: Vendors 06-19-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 938
Posted By ghrocketman
I have always gotten them for free at the LHS.

I have always gotten them for free at the LHS.
Forum: Vendors 06-19-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 938
Posted By ghrocketman
They are SELLING the catalog istead of properly...

They are SELLING the catalog istead of properly GIVING them away ???
Sheesh....
Forum: FreeForAll 06-19-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By ghrocketman
I would not accept any sort of "honor"...

I would not accept any sort of "honor" from that POS site.
Any supposed "honor" from there has a value slightly below a FLAMING BAG OF DOG POO topped with BURNING TOENAILS, marinated in Skoal SPITTOR...
Forum: Vendors 06-18-2018, 01:33 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 13,733
Posted By ghrocketman
Sure seems to me this first batch of Q-jet motors...

Sure seems to me this first batch of Q-jet motors to reach the public leaves a LOT to be desired in the quality control department. Oversize diameters, "bonus" delays, and "warhead" ejection charges....
Forum: Wanted: Dead or Alive! 06-17-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By ghrocketman
Does anyone here have one they are willing to...

Does anyone here have one they are willing to sell ??
Forum: Wanted: Dead or Alive! 06-17-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By ghrocketman
Anyone have one they are willing to part with ?

Anyone have one they are willing to part with ?
Forum: For Sale 06-15-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By ghrocketman
I'd buy the whole lot if you could ship.

I'd buy the whole lot if you could ship.
Forum: Vendors 06-15-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 938
Posted By ghrocketman
The B8/C5 don't require an extra step in...

The B8/C5 don't require an extra step in production; they just press the propellant around a small pintle.
Forum: Vendors 06-14-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 938
Posted By ghrocketman
I still have a stash of real drilled-core B14's,...

I still have a stash of real drilled-core B14's, some pintle-pressed B14's that are actually B8s, as well as correctly labeled B8's.
I'm VERY stingy when I burn a "real" drilled B14....I used one...
Forum: Wanted: Dead or Alive! 06-14-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By ghrocketman
I take it that you are re-creating the Estes...

I take it that you are re-creating the Estes classic version of the Centuri Magnumb-D Hornet from the early 80's and not the BT-20 based early 70's Estes Hornet.
Forum: Vendors 06-14-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 938
Posted By ghrocketman
I'll be really impressed if the new ownership...

I'll be really impressed if the new ownership brings back port-burning BP SU 18mm and 27/29mm motors that were available in the 60's through 90's.
They ARE wanted; not doing so is just one more...
Forum: FreeForAll 06-13-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By ghrocketman
Doug Kalitta is Connie's nephew. They have a huge...

Doug Kalitta is Connie's nephew.
They have a huge air transport/ cargo operation based out of the former Wurtsmith AFB in Oscoda Mi about 3 miles away from my cottage on Cedar Lake. Their operation...
Forum: FreeForAll 06-13-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By ghrocketman
John Force is one of the few 'old timers' still...

John Force is one of the few 'old timers' still driving.
The Bernstein's and Connie Kalitta stopped a while ago.
Forum: FreeForAll 06-12-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By ghrocketman
Both he and Don knew how to WHACK THE GAS !

Both he and Don knew how to WHACK THE GAS !
Forum: FreeForAll 06-12-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By ghrocketman
Major bummer. :(

Major bummer. :(
Forum: Plans 06-11-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 603
Posted By ghrocketman
I always thought the white lab coat in that photo...

I always thought the white lab coat in that photo looked ridiculous.
Forum: Vendors 06-11-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 13,733
Posted By ghrocketman
I'm really looking forward to the release of the...

I'm really looking forward to the release of the C and D motors.
It will be nice to have some more 18mm choices with real kick off the pad.
Those will be great in the Mars Lander and 1284 Space...
Forum: Wanted: Dead or Alive! 06-11-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By ghrocketman
At one time Q-modeling offered an upscaled Jumbo...

At one time Q-modeling offered an upscaled Jumbo version.
A buddy of mine built and flew that one several times on RMS24 reloads.
Forum: Vendors 06-11-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 13,733
Posted By ghrocketman
Those "Buzz Bomb" fireworks used to...

Those "Buzz Bomb" fireworks used to have a much more powerful report than they do now.
The old ones were equivalent to a real M-80 going off 100' in the air.
Not so good now....
Forum: Wanted: Dead or Alive! 06-11-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By ghrocketman
I have no idea what type of printer he uses for...

I have no idea what type of printer he uses for decals.
I built the More Rockets Star Speeder, Scorpius, and Colonial Viper kits.
Those decals were fine.
Forum: Wanted: Dead or Alive! 06-10-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By ghrocketman
More Rockets offers a clone of the kit.

More Rockets offers a clone of the kit.
Forum: Model Rocket History 06-10-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By ghrocketman
Where's 2012 thru 2016 ?

Where's 2012 thru 2016 ?
Forum: Model Rocket History 06-09-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 826
Posted By ghrocketman
I use the Kevlar leader method and tie tubular...

I use the Kevlar leader method and tie tubular elastic to that. Always at least double the length of the cords Estes uses in their kits. I think Estes uses JOKE-length cords as a conspiracy to sell...
Forum: Mission Control 06-09-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By ghrocketman
30wt motor oil.... "Bolts, screws, nuts...

30wt motor oil....

"Bolts, screws, nuts !?!?... This man is full of machinery !"
As stated by Surgeon Admiral Cox played by Dick O'Neill.
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