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Forum: Vendors 07-19-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,604
Posted By rosko_racer
Missed out...

Yesterday I decided to get one and when I visited the webpage I faced the bad news... BMS is done with this run of Saturn Vs... Hasta la proxima! Bummer.

- R_R
Forum: Plans & Publications 07-17-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By rosko_racer
DQ: I have both NCs and made a comparison...

DQ:

I have both NCs and made a comparison by running a pencil along the etching. I found out that there are several differences between the original NC (55EJ) and the other one I have, which I...
Forum: Projects 07-05-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By rosko_racer
I am already back home. The Skylab was mostly put...

I am already back home. The Skylab was mostly put together while overseas before my return. The box these kits come in are perfect for traveling, and all Saturns travel well in them. I had the rocket...
Forum: Projects 07-04-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By rosko_racer
All Dressed Up and Ready for the Dance!!!

This one is all dressed up and ready for display! Messed up a few decals but was glad the good old doctor included a few extras. The decal sheet I had was good, not like that horrible batch of decal...
Forum: Projects 07-04-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By rosko_racer
For the Purists...

I used this picture of the real Skylab on the pad as a reference to align the Skylab Module with the rest of the rocket and to figure out where the dotted line decal would go. It was then when I...
Forum: Building Techniques 07-04-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By rosko_racer
PM sent... :)

PM sent... :)
Forum: Projects 07-04-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By rosko_racer
Ooops! Neil, forgot to answer your question. ...

Ooops! Neil, forgot to answer your question. Yes, that is thinned CWF in a glue bottle. It does flow fine through the tip. It gives you better control over the CWF, specially when using it to fill...
Forum: Building Techniques 07-03-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By rosko_racer
Now you tell me! My Skylab would have looked much...

Now you tell me! My Skylab would have looked much better with these!

Indeed they look very nice. Thanks for sharing the link and pictures. I also like that bottom plate. Did you print it?

- R_R
Forum: Projects 07-03-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By rosko_racer
This is where I am right now with the Skylab. I...

This is where I am right now with the Skylab. I like the profile of this rocket and I am considering building a "Skylab" section for my Estes Saturn V.

I printed an entire sheet black and used it...
Forum: Projects 07-03-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By rosko_racer
Thanks Neil! I also asked them to let me borrow...

Thanks Neil! I also asked them to let me borrow one of their office chairs, more comfortable than the ones in the hotel... plus it was set up in front of the TV so I could watch movies while...
Forum: Projects 07-03-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By rosko_racer
F1 Engine Bells....

My F1 Engine Bells... these were not my best work as I had to make them with white glue... for some reason in Bogota they do not use yellow glue for wood, they use contact cement... Working with...
Forum: Projects 07-03-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By rosko_racer
Showing off my "working area" while at...

Showing off my "working area" while at the hotel... getting the model ready for my building sessions... At this point I already had filled the spirals on the BT, built the MM, and applied filler to...
Forum: Projects 07-03-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By rosko_racer
Dr. Zooch's Saturn V Skylab (AS-513)

I was sent overseas for two months and decided to take with me a few things to pass some of that free time at the hotel... among some tools, glue, and wood filler, I took a Dr. Zooch Skylab Saturn V....
Forum: RockSim Asylum 10-24-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,879
Posted By rosko_racer
TZ: True, a few versions of that NC...

TZ:

True, a few versions of that NC exists... got me on that one. I have been building a series of EAC Firecats on different scales based and so far I have a BT-20 (1:.56), a BT-50 (1:1), and...
Forum: RockSim Asylum 10-24-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,879
Posted By rosko_racer
HoJo NC file

Hi everyone!

Seems that this thread has not been updated since 2015!!!

I have Rocsim 9 v 9.6.2f210 Build 10 and have been looking around for a file with the HoJo NC... can't seem to find it. Can...
Forum: Projects 09-09-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,851
Posted By rosko_racer
.... If curious about the original thread, click...

.... If curious about the original thread, click here (http://forums.rocketshoppe.com/showthread.php?t=7406) ...
- R_R
Forum: Projects 09-08-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,851
Posted By rosko_racer
The issue at the time was the glue used on those...

The issue at the time was the glue used on those decal sheets, it just was not good glue or not enough. "Made in China" maybe? But having the same upstream provider did not help no matter where you...
Forum: Wanted: Dead or Alive! 08-24-2017, 01:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,210
Posted By rosko_racer
Groove Tube On Another MASA Planet Issue

This MASA Planet Issue (www.masa-rocketry.org/planet/MASA_Planet-Vol_13-Issue_5.pdf) has information on the Groove Tube and some measurements are in the article. It also provides information on...
Forum: Projects 08-23-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,401
Posted By rosko_racer
... I have made up my mind, Gloss clear it is! So...

... I have made up my mind, Gloss clear it is! So it can match it's smaller companion.

Thanks folks for your suggestions, comments, and for being with me in this little journey. It has been fun...
Forum: Projects 08-23-2017, 01:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,401
Posted By rosko_racer
Good one "T"... I have them side by...

Good one "T"... I have them side by side at my desk on identical stands... and they look good in gloss... May drop them at my local hobby shop to be displayed for a while and see the reaction of...
Forum: Projects 08-22-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,401
Posted By rosko_racer
Glossy or Flat?

The more I look at it the more I am tending to go for a glossy coat instead of a flat clear coat... Let me see what I think in two days about this... :cool:
Forum: Projects 08-22-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,401
Posted By rosko_racer
Almost Done

... One step left to finish the Upscale Firecat. Printed the decals with my Alps MD-1000. Gave two coats of Krylon Workable Fixatif then two coats of the Krylon Clear, the one that us non-yellowing....
Forum: Projects 08-20-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By rosko_racer
Thanks everyone for your help. I did purchased a...

Thanks everyone for your help.

I did purchased a parallel to USB bidirectional cable online. I installed the drivers and then connected the printer. When I turned the printer on it would cycle...
Forum: Projects 08-18-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By rosko_racer
I am a member of those groups but it has been...

I am a member of those groups but it has been such a long time since I last visited them that I had completely forgotten about them... will check them out this weekend to see what I can learn.

KJ -...
Forum: Projects 08-17-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By rosko_racer
ALPS Old Printer Port to USB

Calling all owners of ALPS printers with parallel printer port!

I have an ALPS MD1000 with the old parallel printer port. I need to use it for my upscale EAC Firecat. Well, during a recent garage...
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