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Forum: Kit Collecting 07-01-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,529
Posted By Gus
James, I had no idea that's what inspired your...

James,

I had no idea that's what inspired your obsession. Yitah is still part of HUVARS. Wonderful guy! I will pass along your post.

In addition to his Little Joe, Yitah's also really creative...
Forum: RockSim Asylum 06-21-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,310
Posted By Gus
HOLY COW!!!! Bruce, how the heck are you? So...

HOLY COW!!!! Bruce, how the heck are you? So great to see you posting.

Folks, for those who don't know Bruce, he's the KING of rocksim. Nobody does it better.

Bruce, so good to see you back...
Forum: Model Rocket History 06-06-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,108
Posted By Gus
I claim "unindicted co-conspiritor." :)

I claim "unindicted co-conspiritor." :)
Forum: Model Rocket History 06-05-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,108
Posted By Gus
Agreed! Wonderful research, Bernard.

Agreed! Wonderful research, Bernard.
Forum: Model Rocket History 06-05-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,108
Posted By Gus
Thanks, Bernard! Very interesting.

Thanks, Bernard! Very interesting.
Forum: Model Rocket History 06-05-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,108
Posted By Gus
Who invented the Estes 3-fold shock cord mount?

Anybody have any idea how the 3-fold shock cord mount came to be?

Seems so obvious now that I've done it a million times but who thought it up, when was it first used?

Steve
Forum: FreeForAll 05-31-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,272
Posted By Gus
Let me sing the praises of Don (Barone). Many...

Let me sing the praises of Don (Barone). Many years ago I was looking for a Medalist launch tower so my daughter and I could compete in NAR competitions. Don saw my post and PM'd me he had one of...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 05-15-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,141
Posted By Gus
Mike, Wow, that's really impressive! How long...

Mike,

Wow, that's really impressive! How long did that take to print?

Steve
Forum: Current Kit Talk 05-09-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,141
Posted By Gus
Mine arrived today as well and it is spectacular!...

Mine arrived today as well and it is spectacular! The quality of the printing is absolutely fantastic. These will require VERY little prep. Wow, I am truly amazed!

This has absolutely raised the...
Forum: Projects 05-01-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By Gus
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Model Rocket History 04-27-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,226
Posted By Gus
Really enjoyed it. Thanks for posting. Steve

Really enjoyed it. Thanks for posting.

Steve
Forum: Vendors 04-19-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 15,103
Posted By Gus
GH, A "kid" I know and her dad have...

GH,

A "kid" I know and her dad have both used the D10 to great effect in minimum diameter tubes for altitude record attempts. ;)

But in 18 mm tubes they usually destroy the tube after a single...
Forum: Vendors 04-03-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 13,887
Posted By Gus
Estes has done specialty motors for the U.S. team...

Estes has done specialty motors for the U.S. team in the past, especially when Art Rose was active, and even when unable to do that has found other ways to help the team for many years in many ways....
Forum: Wanted: Dead or Alive! 03-31-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By Gus
Wes is a really nice guy. I'm pretty sure if you...

Wes is a really nice guy. I'm pretty sure if you send him a note (he's on Facebook) I bet he'd get you new wraps.
Forum: Vendors 03-29-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 13,887
Posted By Gus
They both sell model rocket kits. 😜

They both sell model rocket kits. 😜
Forum: FreeForAll 03-29-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By Gus
Electric Igniter for Water Rocket?

Just saw this on eBay.

Anyone have any idea what rocket it went with?

Never seen anything like this before.
Forum: Vendors 03-29-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 13,887
Posted By Gus
Roger, I completely agree! I know they'll have...

Roger, I completely agree! I know they'll have lots of challenges but it's just wonderful to see the company in the hands of (truly exceptional) model rocketeers again!

Steve
Forum: Plans 03-26-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,982
Posted By Gus
One just sold for $100 this week on ebay. Scott...

One just sold for $100 this week on ebay.

Scott should really think about making another run of these. :)
Forum: FreeForAll 03-22-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By Gus
Of equal interest is that this will be the first...

Of equal interest is that this will be the first liquid launch from Kodiak. That's a big deal.
Forum: FreeForAll 03-22-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By Gus
...

http://spacenews.com/alaskan-spaceport-to-host-secretive-commercial-launch/
Forum: Kit Collecting 03-06-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,420
Posted By Gus
"Space Center Houston" model rocket kit from Estes

At NARCON Last week, I found this in the gift shop of Space Center Houston. I have never seen this kit before. I understand from some of my friends who have worked at Estes that if you are willing...
Forum: FreeForAll 03-06-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 767
Posted By Gus
ACSupply is a great vendor. Of note, if you...

ACSupply is a great vendor.

Of note, if you purchase 8 packs of A8-5's plus a package of wadding from ACSupply, it's still less expensive than Belleville's price for the "24 pack."

Do two sets...
Forum: Model Rocket History 02-17-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,439
Posted By Gus
Great story! Thank's Vern! Steve

Great story! Thank's Vern!

Steve
Forum: Vendors 02-14-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,121
Posted By Gus
David, Just received mine. Outstanding!!! One...

David,

Just received mine. Outstanding!!!

One thought, since you sent these Priority mail, go to https://store.usps.com/store/product/shipping-supplies/priority-mail-shoe-box-P_0_SHOEBOX to order...
Forum: Vendors 02-07-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,121
Posted By Gus
David, I'm up for one too, no launch rod...

David,

I'm up for one too, no launch rod necessary. Detroit area.

Steve
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