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Forum: Plans & Publications 01-17-2019, 03:16 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Faithwalker
Just curious, did these plans for the Centuri...

Just curious, did these plans for the Centuri Acro-Bat ever get posted anywhere?

Kind regards,
Jeff Jenkins
aka: Faithwalker
NAR #46879 SR
Forum: Model Rocket History 01-15-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By Faithwalker
Mechanix Illustrated October 1957

Don't forget G. Harry Stine's article in the October 1957 issue of Mechanix...
Forum: Model Rocket History 01-09-2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Faithwalker
MPC Minirocs brochure

For those who may be interested, the following is a pdf scan of the MPC Minirocs brochure for reference. I've not seen this one posted anywhere else. It is 11" x 17" size format. There is no issue...
Forum: Plans & Publications 01-09-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Posted By Faithwalker
Bo-Mar Development Company

Looks like G. Harry Stine had at least two of the Bo-Mar kits, the Swift and the Alpha-1:
https://airandspace.si.edu/collection-objects/rocket-flying-model-kit-swift
...
Forum: Plans & Publications 01-07-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Posted By Faithwalker
No problem. Glad to help out. You may also find...

No problem. Glad to help out.

You may also find some interest in the following AVI advertisement from the inside front cover of the April 1973 issue of Model Rocketeer Magazine. It shows built up...
Forum: Plans & Publications 01-05-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Posted By Faithwalker
Fortunately, after your mention of it and after...

Fortunately, after your mention of it and after looking through my old copies of Model Rocketeer Magazine, I learned that the first World Championships for Space Models held in Vrsac, Yugoslavia, was...
Forum: Model Rocket History 12-22-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By Faithwalker
Here's proof - Santa enjoys Model Rocketry!

Here's a Hallmark Ornament from 2013 showing Santa having a great time launching a model rocket!

Kind regards,
Jeff Jenkins
aka: Faithwalker
NAR #46879 SR
Forum: Plans & Publications 12-15-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,283
Posted By Faithwalker
Templates for LIA-77 and LIA-100

Hi Dave,

Templates for the LIA-77 and LIA-100 legs are in post #91 here:
https://forums.rocketshoppe.com/showthread.php?t=14833&page=10&pp=10&highlight=LIA-100+drawing

Templates for the ID-100...
Forum: Plans & Publications 12-15-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,283
Posted By Faithwalker
Centuri LIA-100 plans

Hi Dave,

For reference, instructions for the Centuri LIA-100 launch pad are posted here in post #17:
https://forums.rocketshoppe.com/showthread.php?t=7695&page=2&highlight=LIA-100

Kind...
Forum: Vendors 12-13-2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,055
Posted By Faithwalker
Centuri LIA-100 instructions

All,

For reference, instructions for the Centuri LIA-100 launch pad are posted here in post #17:
https://www.oldrocketforum.com/showthread.php?t=7695&page=2&pp=10

Kind regards,
Jeff Jenkins
aka:...
Forum: Model Rocket History 09-16-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By Faithwalker
The following Adapter table is from the 1969 MRI...

The following Adapter table is from the 1969 MRI catalog, which is the predecessor of MPC/AVI, but many of the parts were the same. This table shows the T15/20 balsa adapter length at 0.75 inches/ 2...
Forum: Kit Collecting 09-14-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,910
Posted By Faithwalker
Thanks to Lee Piester, being the gracious...

Thanks to Lee Piester, being the gracious gentleman that he is! Now, what would really be even more exciting is to see some of those actual original Centuri napkin sketches, if they still exist!...
Forum: Kit Collecting 09-14-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,910
Posted By Faithwalker
LIA-77 and LIA-100 Centuri launchers leg pattern drawings

Mystery Solved:

So, I took the liberty to email Lee Piester directly about the Centuri drawings for the LIA-77 and LIA-100 wooden launchers leg patterns and I asked Lee if there is a particular...
Forum: Kit Collecting 08-31-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,910
Posted By Faithwalker
Centuri Lectra-Line EFC-44 Ignition Outfit

Hi John, thank you for your kind words. Likewise, it was nice meeting you and your wife at NARAM 60 in Pueblo. Great job on the reproduction Centuri Lectra-Line EFC-44 Ignition Outfit launch...
Forum: Kit Collecting 08-29-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,910
Posted By Faithwalker
Nice catch, David! Thanks for capturing and...

Nice catch, David! Thanks for capturing and posting this image of the original LIA-77 and LIA-100 wooden launcher leg pattern drawings and for bringing attention to the Facebook video for those of us...
Forum: Kit Collecting 08-13-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,920
Posted By Faithwalker
See pages 8 and 9 of Estes 2018...

See pages 8 and 9 of Estes 2018 catalog.

https://www.estesrockets.com/media//catalogs/2018_ESTES_CATALOG_WEB_VERSION.pdf

Kind regards,
Jeff Jenkins
aka: Faithwalker
NAR #46879 SR
Forum: Kit Collecting 08-12-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,920
Posted By Faithwalker
Estes Little Joe I

Ellis Langford explained at NARAM 60 that the fins are laser-cut balsa frame pieces with laser-cut cardstock overlay.

Kind regards,
Jeff Jenkins
aka: Faithwalker
NAR #46879 SR
Forum: FreeForAll 04-22-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,414
Posted By Faithwalker
Myke Bergenske passed away on December 29, 2017

FYI, for those who did not know:

Sadly, I recently learned that Myke Bergenske passed away at the age of 80 in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, on December 29, 2017.

See obituary...
Forum: Vendors 04-22-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 15,659
Posted By Faithwalker
Myke Bergenske passed away Dec. 29, 2017

Myke Bergenske sadly passed away on December 29, 2017, in Mineral Point, Wisconsin.

See obituary links:...
Forum: Wanted: Dead or Alive! 01-17-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,915
Posted By Faithwalker
Bob, Attached is an image of the Centuri Stellar...

Bob,
Attached is an image of the Centuri Stellar Spartan kit package. Sorry, I couldn't find any plans either.

I found the Centuri Stellar Spartan kit package image at the following...
Forum: Projects 11-27-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,141
Posted By Faithwalker
Check out Chris Michielssen's blog on building...

Check out Chris Michielssen's blog on building the MPC Vostok: http://modelrocketbuilding.blogspot.com/2014/03/mpc-vostok-build-part-1-parts.html

Kind regards,
Jeff Jenkins
aka: Faithwalker
NAR...
Forum: Model Rocket History 11-14-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,862
Posted By Faithwalker
Anybody happen to have copies of the Operating...

Anybody happen to have copies of the Operating Instructions for any one of the following:
the Centuri EFC-44 Lectra Line Controller, the EFC-66 Ignition Control Panel Controller, and/or the EFC-88...
Forum: Model Rocket History 11-14-2017, 01:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,862
Posted By Faithwalker
Sorry for the broken link. (*Note: EFC-66...

Sorry for the broken link. (*Note: EFC-66 Ignition Control Panel link in post #26 above has been corrected.) Here's a different link for the EFC-66 Ignition Control Panel:...
Forum: Model Rocket History 11-14-2017, 01:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,862
Posted By Faithwalker
[QUOTE=Faithwalker]Of course, some additional GSE...

[QUOTE=Faithwalker]Of course, some additional GSE choices, if you want to go even more retro, might be the EFC-44 Lectra Line controller...
Forum: Model Rocket History 11-14-2017, 01:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,862
Posted By Faithwalker
Of course, some additional GSE choices, if you...

Of course, some additional GSE choices, if you want to go even more retro, might be the EFC-44 Lectra Line controller (https://www.ninfinger.org/rockets/catalogs/centuri65/65cen6.html) or the EFC-66...
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