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Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 04-06-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 919
Posted By teflonrocketry1
Are these the books by V. Minakov you are looking...

Are these the books by V. Minakov you are looking for? http://www.frms.ru/models/14-minak-book-artcl and http://www.frms.ru/images/stories/frms/minakov_book/ssmr_2.pdf
Forum: Mission Control 04-06-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,279
Posted By teflonrocketry1
I had the same idea when I viewed the pictures of...

I had the same idea when I viewed the pictures of the spent first stage motor. My first thought was moisture damage after seeing the pictures of the nozzle and casing.
Forum: Wanted: Dead or Alive! 04-03-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By teflonrocketry1
Only the top view of the hinges is provided,...

Only the top view of the hinges is provided, without a side on view and/or some additional measurements it would be difficult to create a 3D printed duplicate of the hinges.
Forum: Mission Control 04-03-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,279
Posted By teflonrocketry1
I created a RockSim flight simulation for the...

I created a RockSim flight simulation for the Mini-Comanche 3 visit:

https://forums.rocketshoppe.com/showpost.php?p=228453&postcount=3

I have been looking at the length of the launch guide and even...
Forum: RockSim Asylum 04-01-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By teflonrocketry1
The original instructions for the Centuri Point...

The original instructions for the Centuri Point (enter this address: http://www.spacemodeling.org/jimz/centuri/cenkc-13_ThePoint/kc-13.pdf
into the Wayback Machine at https://archive.org/web/)...
Forum: RockSim Asylum 03-28-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By teflonrocketry1
Mike, Thanks for the fin template and other...

Mike,

Thanks for the fin template and other information. I attached the RockSim file I created for the Estes Mini Comanche 3 (#002448) along with several screen shots from the flight simulations.
Forum: RockSim Asylum 03-28-2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By teflonrocketry1
Mini-Comanche 3 Estes 002448

Does anyone have a fin template or a fully dimensioned drawing of the fins and their thicknesses as well as the actual nosecone length for the Estes Mini-Comanche 3 (002448)? I created a RockSim file...
Forum: Projects 03-27-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By teflonrocketry1
Centuri Clones

I cloned all these out of production Centuri kits (see picture) recently without really planning for it. If the 3D scanner I ordered works out I might try to clone the Centuri Orion (KC-8) next.
Forum: RockSim Asylum 03-27-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By teflonrocketry1
My completed Centuri Point clone; picture...

My completed Centuri Point clone; picture attached.
Forum: RockSim Asylum 03-26-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By teflonrocketry1
I finally completed my Centuri Mach-10 clone;...

I finally completed my Centuri Mach-10 clone; picture attached. I had to purchase Krylon Crystal Clear Acrylic Coating 1303 for the decals since the ones I clear coated with MicroSol just fell apart...
Forum: RockSim Asylum 03-22-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By teflonrocketry1
Ready for decals. It took me longer to touchup...

Ready for decals. It took me longer to touchup the decals than it took to actually build the Mach-10 clone!
Forum: Projects 03-20-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By teflonrocketry1
As per the RockSim file posted for the Thrustline...

As per the RockSim file posted for the Thrustline Aerospace Arapahoe-E at rocketreviews.com CP: 19.9950 inches from the tip of the nosecone for BT-60 version (1.637" diameter)...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 03-17-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,170
Posted By teflonrocketry1
I have two Creality Ender 2's which still cost...

I have two Creality Ender 2's which still cost $175 at: https://www.3dprintersonlinestore.com/creality-ender2-mini-kit

These are kits, so some assembly is required. Chris Taylor (of Naramlive.com)...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 03-17-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,170
Posted By teflonrocketry1
ABS is very similar to polystyrene since ABS is...

ABS is very similar to polystyrene since ABS is mostly that polymer (about 50 to 60%), its fairly strong and not that brittle. Another, more common filament, for 3D printing PLA (also the cheapest at...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 03-17-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,170
Posted By teflonrocketry1
A large BT-80 nosecone can take up to 8 hours to...

A large BT-80 nosecone can take up to 8 hours to print at 0.2mm resolution, (or as little as 4 hours if I change the diameter of the print nozzle), the print would use about 100 grams of material...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 03-17-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,170
Posted By teflonrocketry1
I could easily 3D print 5:1 ogive nosecones...

I could easily 3D print 5:1 ogive nosecones (including the integral A.S.P. antenna or at least one with a flat truncated or open tip) in any BT size up to BT-80. The estimated cost in material for...
Forum: RockSim Asylum 03-10-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By teflonrocketry1
Centuri Point KC-13

I created this simulation file for the out of production Centuri Point, unlike the file posted for the Semroc kit, this simulation includes the recovery phase of the models flight.
Forum: Vendors 03-04-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,096
Posted By teflonrocketry1
Just went to the Estes Rockets website,...

Just went to the Estes Rockets website, https://estesrockets.com/ and the new site was up. I must say beautifully done; no wonder Estes is the best Model Rocket Company on the Planet! The new Estes...
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By teflonrocketry1
Sandy, You might want to look at this thread on...

Sandy,

You might want to look at this thread on 3D printing:
https://forums.rocketshoppe.com/showthread.php?t=17185
Also visit; ...
Forum: Vendors 03-02-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By teflonrocketry1
You could just offer laser cut custom fins, like...

You could just offer laser cut custom fins, like the Sandman at Roachwerks who only sells custom turned nosecones. Your customer base will be small for this offering, a few hundred people probably at...
Forum: RockSim Asylum 03-02-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,108
Posted By teflonrocketry1
For the Estes Semi Scale Saturn V K-39 kit...

For the Estes Semi Scale Saturn V K-39 kit RockSim calculates a CP of 11.7602 inches from the tip of the nosecone on the escape tower with just the scale fins in place, an unstable situation by -0.50...
Forum: RockSim Asylum 03-02-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By teflonrocketry1
David, After many attempts, I have been unable...

David,

After many attempts, I have been unable to position the elevons at an upward angle. I have even tried to edit the RockSim file and force the software to do so! I attached a RockSim file for...
Forum: RockSim Asylum 02-28-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,108
Posted By teflonrocketry1
I also updated the Semi-Scale Saturn V Estes K-39...

I also updated the Semi-Scale Saturn V Estes K-39 with separate engine fairings and both the plastic and balsa fins. Be sure to only include whichever set you are flying with. This simulation...
Forum: RockSim Asylum 02-28-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,108
Posted By teflonrocketry1
I made a better RockSim file with separate engine...

I made a better RockSim file with separate engine fairings and both the plastic and balsa fins. Be sure to only include whichever set you are flying with. This simulation contains pods so it won't...
Forum: RockSim Asylum 02-26-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By teflonrocketry1
David, You did an excellent job on this...

David,

You did an excellent job on this simulation! I have been trying to get a simulation of the Orbital Transport where the glider separates and comes down separately from the booster but I can't...
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