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Forum: FreeForAll 07-09-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By samb
Probably a good call. When Randy...

Probably a good call. When Randy Boadway/eRockets bought Semroc he decided to maintain Semroc.com as a service to the community and a tribute to Carl Mclawhorn. I just know that there is a greater...
Forum: Wanted: Dead or Alive! 06-10-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By samb
FYI IF you don't have a specific need for hard...

FYI

IF you don't have a specific need for hard copy and IF you're a NAR member then electronic copies can be found on nar.org.

Member Resources --> Publication Archives
Forum: Mission Control 04-02-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,407
Posted By samb
Courtyard by Marriot Downtown Pueblo. Read all...

Courtyard by Marriot Downtown Pueblo. Read all about it here: https://forums.rocketshoppe.com/showpost.php?p=217976&postcount=1


Our friend, shreadvector, posted this link on the NAR Facebook page:...
Forum: Vendors 03-29-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 13,903
Posted By samb
Sold !

Estes Industries, LLC wins the auction for the Estes-Cox Lot. When the court approves the sale on Monday, April 2nd it's a done deal....
Forum: Model Rocket History 03-16-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,910
Posted By samb
Still no joy.

Still no joy.
Forum: Vendors 03-15-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,182
Posted By samb
Memo to future owners of Estes: "MAKE WHAT...

Memo to future owners of Estes: "MAKE WHAT SELLS !". :)
Forum: Vendors 03-15-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 13,903
Posted By samb
And a big fat raise for the Chief Designer and...

And a big fat raise for the Chief Designer and all the fine folks in Penrose ! :)
Forum: Plans 02-27-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By samb
Thanks K'tesh. These old instructions are simple...

Thanks K'tesh. These old instructions are simple wonderful. Pages of English and lots of clean line drawings. I like the picture of a Sky Dart launch as well. Perhaps you would consider sending...
Forum: Kit Collecting 12-05-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,463
Posted By samb
While I'm not offering (:o), I agree that the...

While I'm not offering (:o), I agree that the scarcity of this one should add value .
Forum: Kit Collecting 12-04-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,463
Posted By samb
More corroboration for the $120 price point from...

More corroboration for the $120 price point from the Qmodeling website thanks to the Wayback Machine. At least in 2008 dollars. :)...
Forum: Projects 11-16-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By samb
According to the instructions, wings to airframe...

According to the instructions, wings to airframe then pods to wing tips. http://plans.rocketshoppe.com/estes/est0895/est0895.pdf
Forum: Current Kit Talk 07-29-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By samb
Squirrel Works Arapaho-E

Now available for those who remember fondly the old Thrustline kit. Or even if you don't ! :) 24mm power and curves for days !!!

http://www.squirrel-works.com/catalog/arapaho/arapaho-e.html
Forum: Projects 07-20-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,635
Posted By samb
When I look at the '71 catalog back cover I see a...

When I look at the '71 catalog back cover I see a gold shuttle on top of a white booster and that's my first choice. Your choice of a white shuttle on a silver booster is second. Or paint it...
Forum: Model Rocket History 04-30-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,419
Posted By samb
According to this list the KS-7 set was available...

According to this list the KS-7 set was available from 1970 to 1974.

http://www.rocketshoppe.com/info/estes_starter_kit_list.pdf

http://www.rocketshoppe.com/kit_lists.htm



"KS-7 Astron Starter...
Forum: Plans 04-30-2017, 01:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,391
Posted By samb
Here is the MRN issue with the Deacon fin...

Here is the MRN issue with the Deacon fin templates that Joe mentioned. These old stagers are cool.

http://www.oldrocketplans.com/mrn/mrn_v4_n3/MRN_V4_N3.pdf
Forum: Plans 04-26-2017, 12:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,391
Posted By samb
Wow that's some model rocket history trivia. I...

Wow that's some model rocket history trivia. I have no earthly idea what became of AMROCS but that accelerometer doc has been preserved here:...
Forum: Projects 04-25-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,404
Posted By samb
That would make a great retro fleet. I would...

That would make a great retro fleet. I would suggest erockets as a place to start:
http://www.erockets.biz/
Forum: Projects 04-05-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,269
Posted By samb
YA THINK ! :) That kit looks like it was...

YA THINK ! :)

That kit looks like it was bagged last week. Very nice.
Forum: For Sale 03-28-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,411
Posted By samb
Page 10 of this DARS newsletter:...

Page 10 of this DARS newsletter: http://www.dars.org/newsletters/Shroudlines%20Vol%2018%20Issue%206.pdf

Lid overhung the base.

Really sweet in person. :)
Forum: Kit Collecting 02-27-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By samb
Had it's own mini catalog back in...

Had it's own mini catalog back in '71.

http://www.ninfinger.org/rockets/catalogs/citation71/71citcat.html


I miss my chrome Quasar.
Forum: Model Rocket History 02-19-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 985
Posted By samb
Good man... no one will hear of it from me. ;)

Good man... no one will hear of it from me. ;)
Forum: Model Rocket History 01-31-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 985
Posted By samb
The missing Quest Museum

The current version of the Quest Aerospace website no longer gives access to the wonderful archive of Stine/Carlisle correspondences and MMI materials. The way of things on the Internet but a sad...
Forum: FreeForAll 11-04-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By samb
Great series and great game 7. Maddon and...

Great series and great game 7. Maddon and Francona were both compelled to take the wip to their dead-arm relievers. Not that I blame them as they would have been crucified for not using them. ...
Forum: FreeForAll 08-22-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,297
Posted By samb
A great flick ! When I'm having the occasional...

A great flick ! When I'm having the occasional bad day Colonel Saito's admonition to be happy in my work is a wonderful motivator.
Forum: Building Techniques 08-21-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,871
Posted By samb
Real nice job pop. Clean build !

Real nice job pop. Clean build !
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