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Forum: Vendors 06-22-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,276
Posted By jeffyjeep
I got my kits today! U.S. pennies for nose...

I got my kits today! U.S. pennies for nose weightI wish ID thought of that.
Forum: Building Techniques 06-18-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By jeffyjeep
Thanks! Well, you know what they say,...

Thanks!

Well, you know what they say, "necessity is the mother of invention." (or was it Frank Zappa?) ;) :D
Forum: Building Techniques 06-18-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By jeffyjeep
Atlas LES "soft mount"

I recently shipped a built Estes Atlas to Florida. Although I'd packaged well enough to be shipped safely to Mars, the USPS still managed to destroy the capsule and LES. My customer sent the upper...
Forum: Projects 05-15-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,474
Posted By jeffyjeep
Ah so! I learned something today--and all this...

Ah so! I learned something today--and all this time "The Vixen" has testified that I'm NOT trainable. ;)
Forum: Projects 05-15-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,474
Posted By jeffyjeep
So the black and fuschia on foil partial sheet in...

So the black and fuschia on foil partial sheet in this photo is from a Maxi-Force kit?
Forum: FreeForAll 05-13-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By jeffyjeep
Happy Mother's Day!

If you're alive, thank your mother.

If you can read this, thank a teacher.

If you're reading this in English, thank a veteran.

Amen.
Forum: FreeForAll 05-06-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 765
Posted By jeffyjeep
It looks like some hoodlum scored the Fisker...

It looks like some hoodlum scored the Fisker badge from the front. There was a Fsker dealer new my office west of Cleveland. Im sure its gone now. IIRC, the founder of Fisker is reintroducing...
Forum: Projects 04-15-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,474
Posted By jeffyjeep
I'm not sure why I have them, but I have spare...

I'm not sure why I have them, but I have spare Impulse decals (the foil ones) if you need them.
Forum: FreeForAll 04-06-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By jeffyjeep
I know what you mean. Your never really know...

I know what you mean. Your never really know just how much stuff you have until you have to move it all.
Forum: FreeForAll 04-06-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By jeffyjeep
That's a great story! Did you have to pay for...

That's a great story! Did you have to pay for the blown motor?
Forum: FreeForAll 04-04-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By jeffyjeep
There were plenty of curves in Utah between Park...

There were plenty of curves in Utah between Park City and SLC, and on a 9% down grade. If I'd tried to get a picture of that section I would have died most horribly.
Forum: FreeForAll 04-04-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By jeffyjeep
Blasting westbound through SW Wyoming today........

Open road..........Open throttle!!

Now THAT'S more like it! :D

(I wish my rental was something faster than a V6 Impala)
Forum: Plans 03-31-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By jeffyjeep
Are you doing a build thread on the scratch Fake...

Are you doing a build thread on the scratch Fake Wulf?
Forum: Projects 03-23-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,215
Posted By jeffyjeep
Thanks! It was probably the most fun I've had...

Thanks! It was probably the most fun I've had doing a scratch build.
Forum: Projects 03-22-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,340
Posted By jeffyjeep
Ah Ha! I knew I had some photos of mine...

Ah Ha! I knew I had some photos of mine somewhere. Mine is painted white. I did this one several years ago. It glides MUCH prettier than it looks (if it's well trimmed and not too heavy.)
Forum: Vendors 03-22-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,296
Posted By jeffyjeep
The Kay-Bee store at Janaf shopping center in VA...

The Kay-Bee store at Janaf shopping center in VA Beach, VA was a wealth of rocket kits and supplies in the mid 80s when I was still on active duty. Kay-Bee and Janaf are long gone now. Janaf was a...
Forum: Vendors 03-19-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,296
Posted By jeffyjeep
I'm gonna have to look that up.

I'm gonna have to look that up.
Forum: Projects 02-25-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By jeffyjeep
Thanks. It's good to see that the Prop Shop is...

Thanks. It's good to see that the Prop Shop is still there. I was there only once--when I was doing a job in Centerline.
Forum: Projects 02-25-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By jeffyjeep
Looks like fun. I know it's been discussed on...

Looks like fun. I know it's been discussed on the forum before, but where do you buy the Brodak?
Forum: Projects 02-25-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,215
Posted By jeffyjeep
I don't know what I was thinking. This finished...

I don't know what I was thinking. This finished model is 27.5" long, so the scale is actually approximately 1:8.5 and NOT 1:13 as I'd previously thought.
Forum: Projects 02-25-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,215
Posted By jeffyjeep
Done!!

and...............voila!

Sandman's decals have been applied, the faux nozzle is permanently mounted, the model has been brushed with acrylic floor polish, and the model is shiny and dry. I'm not...
Forum: Projects 02-24-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,215
Posted By jeffyjeep
Painting is finished! One fin is now gloss...

Painting is finished!

One fin is now gloss white, the PNC/payload assembly is metallic silver, and the faux nozzle is the same apple red as the main BT.

Decals next!

Time for some good Scotch. ...
Forum: Projects 02-24-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,215
Posted By jeffyjeep
I've scanned them already.. As for Stickershock23...

I've scanned them already.. As for Stickershock23 replicating them, I haven't asked yet, but IIRC Mark cannot do the ultra-fine printing within the blue circle in vinyl.

Ill ask anyway.

TBC
Forum: Projects 02-24-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,215
Posted By jeffyjeep
I seriously need to stop screwing up! I don't...

I seriously need to stop screwing up! I don't know where I ever got the idea the nozzle was supposed to be silver. It was black on the old Estes version and its red in ROTW.
Forum: Projects 02-23-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,215
Posted By jeffyjeep
I've finally been able to paint! The BBIII's...

I've finally been able to paint!

The BBIII's main airframe is coated with (2) coats of apple red. The faux nozzle in metallic silver. The PNC and payload assembly is being repainted because I had...
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