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Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 12-08-2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 463
Posted By luke strawwalker
I papered the fins on my TLP Maverick......

I papered the fins on my TLP Maverick... eliminates the need to fill balsa and GREATLY strengthens the fin material...

Later! OL J R :)
Forum: FreeForAll 12-08-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By luke strawwalker
I met Jon at the only NARAM I've ever been to......

I met Jon at the only NARAM I've ever been to... up just north of Cincinnati a few years back (probably more than a few now that I think about it). We ate at a nearby restaurant with some other...
Forum: FreeForAll 12-07-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,048
Posted By luke strawwalker
Yeah, it's not surprising... can't recall whom...

Yeah, it's not surprising... can't recall whom but someone really cringed and let the cat out of the bag when they found out who "Troj" sold it to... a bunch of "web developers" (advertising shills...
Forum: FreeForAll 12-03-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,048
Posted By luke strawwalker
Agreed... :) OL J R :)

Agreed... :) OL J R :)
Forum: FreeForAll 12-03-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,389
Posted By luke strawwalker
The "Terribly Run Forum" is still...

The "Terribly Run Forum" is still around?? Well isn't that special...

To each his own, but after going through the "same old same old" a half dozen times over there, I finally just got SICK of it...
Forum: Building Techniques 11-07-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By luke strawwalker
I like Rusto "Wet Sandable" primer...

I like Rusto "Wet Sandable" primer (don't recall what else it's called, maybe the 2x, been awhile since I looked at a can) because it's a high build primer and I can "damp sand" (wet sanding but...
Forum: Projects 11-01-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By luke strawwalker
Very nice... I've got some sort of "rocket...

Very nice...

I've got some sort of "rocket ship" cup from Sonic I got from one of the nephews years ago that would make a nice "bomb" with Christmas lights inside... nosecone for a night-launch...
Forum: FreeForAll 10-16-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,285
Posted By luke strawwalker
Don't forget the C-8 "Nova" rocket... 8...

Don't forget the C-8 "Nova" rocket... 8 F-1's on the first stage!

They should have built the S-ID stage, though... drop the outer four F-1's 2 minutes into flight, gimbal the center F-1 and burn...
Forum: FreeForAll 10-16-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,285
Posted By luke strawwalker
Yep that's the reason, believe it or not......

Yep that's the reason, believe it or not...

Later! OL J R :)
Forum: Building Techniques 10-16-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,886
Posted By luke strawwalker
It's a tumble/ballistic recovery. The chute is...

It's a tumble/ballistic recovery. The chute is the standard Dr. Zooch "trash bag" chute, same as every other Dr. Zooch kit.

I'm in Indiana at the moment, so I can't do any measurements til I get...
Forum: Building Techniques 09-09-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,886
Posted By luke strawwalker
If you need specs and pics I have a flown one......

If you need specs and pics I have a flown one... It's a neat kit and I did a really detailed beta-build thread on it here on YORF and at the Terribly Run Forum many moons ago...

Later! OL J R :)
Forum: FreeForAll 09-09-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 73,526
Posted By luke strawwalker
Yeah that makes a lot more sense to me than...

Yeah that makes a lot more sense to me than paying that kind of money for a lot of the crap items that appear on there... Money laundering made easy...

Later! OL J R :)
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 09-09-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By luke strawwalker
I don't know that you can realistically get...

I don't know that you can realistically get accurate information about the actual paint finish from photographs as definitive proof one way or the other. Remember these items were constructed and...
Forum: Building Techniques 09-02-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,886
Posted By luke strawwalker
Cool beans... Thanks Scott! Great work! ...

Cool beans... Thanks Scott! Great work!

Later! OL J R :)
Forum: FreeForAll 08-26-2018, 03:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 937
Posted By luke strawwalker
No offense meant. Great work. Just sad how far...

No offense meant. Great work.

Just sad how far we've sunk in space...

Later! OL J R :)
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 08-26-2018, 03:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,543
Posted By luke strawwalker
NOYCE!!!! Later! OL J R :)

NOYCE!!!!

Later! OL J R :)
Forum: FreeForAll 08-25-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 937
Posted By luke strawwalker
Very nice work BTW... could resist tweaking it...

Very nice work BTW... could resist tweaking it though to more accurately reflect the situation...

Later! OL J R :)
Forum: FreeForAll 08-25-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 937
Posted By luke strawwalker
Fixed it for you... At the speed we're going,...

Fixed it for you...

At the speed we're going, NASA will be able to check in at Elon's or China's Mars base on arrival...

Later! OL J R :)
Forum: Kit Collecting 08-25-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By luke strawwalker
I always though it was "Eludium" as it...

I always though it was "Eludium" as it in "eludes detection"... sorta like "unobtanium" with cannot be obtained...

Later! OL J R :)
Forum: Building Techniques 08-25-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,886
Posted By luke strawwalker
Cool... how about the warp nacelle nose cones?? ...

Cool... how about the warp nacelle nose cones?? What size would they be?? Would a BT-60 and BT-20 roughly in scale, or more like BT-5's?? Just wondering...

I've considered building a model of it...
Forum: Cardstock Rocketry 07-08-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By luke strawwalker
Looks like the real thing......

Looks like the real thing...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGO57y4td-c

They used actual footage of a NASA lifting body test flight that ended in a crack up where the pilot lost an eye IIRC......
Forum: FreeForAll 07-08-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By luke strawwalker
Good luck with that... Bush I announced a...

Good luck with that...

Bush I announced a mission to Mars on their 20th anniversary way back in 1989, the year I graduated... We ain't got there yet. Not even any closer now than we were then,...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 07-08-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By luke strawwalker
Wouldn't that be "spasibo"?? ...

Wouldn't that be "spasibo"??

Спасибо

Later! OL J R :)
Forum: Rocket Boosted Gliders 06-29-2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By luke strawwalker
Very nice! Glad it didn't burn up over...

Very nice!

Glad it didn't burn up over Australia! :)

Later! OL J R :)
Forum: FreeForAll 06-28-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 73,526
Posted By luke strawwalker
:D :D :D OL J R :)

:D :D :D OL J R :)
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