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Forum: Wanted: Dead or Alive! 04-16-2019, 11:51 PM
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Posted By Gus
Wanted: Rockets of the World 4th edition

OK, NARTS is sold out.

Want to purchase one for a friend.

PM me if you have a copy to part with for < $50.

Thanks,

Steve
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 04-08-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 920
Posted By Gus
Dave, Thanks! Really a great suggestion! In...

Dave,

Thanks! Really a great suggestion! In addition to volumes that cover the usual suspects I'm particularly interested in stuff we don't normally see. So, thanks again!

Steve
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 04-07-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 920
Posted By Gus
Bruce, Thanks so much! I couldn't find the link...

Bruce,

Thanks so much! I couldn't find the link when I posted last night. That is the online version of Minakov's last physical books, 1st edition of the CD. Turns out he subsequently produced...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 04-06-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 920
Posted By Gus
OK, Now back to the books. Please remember I am...

OK, Now back to the books. Please remember I am trying to put together a reference library of rockets and missiles, both general works and works specific to a particular rocket or series of rockets....
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 04-06-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 920
Posted By Gus
Mark, I was extremely lucky to be gifted a set...

Mark,

I was extremely lucky to be gifted a set of the physical three volume set by a Russian friend at my very first internats in Serbia 9 years ago. I was subsequently given a CD version of the...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 04-06-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 920
Posted By Gus
John, I agree. Do you know of a source? I...

John,

I agree. Do you know of a source? I think it's back out of print. :(
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 04-05-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 920
Posted By Gus
Wolf, LOL, great minds think alike! Just ordered...

Wolf, LOL, great minds think alike! Just ordered it. :)
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 04-05-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 920
Posted By Gus
Scale Rocketry Reference books?

Gentlemen,

I am looking to build a reference library of rocketry books to be used for creating scale models. Obviously Rockets of the World and Jack Hagerty's Spaceship Handbook are at the top of...
Forum: Model Rocket History 04-05-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,617
Posted By Gus
Reviving this old thread to ask a new...

Reviving this old thread to ask a new question.

MMI also produced “Super B6” Rock-A-Chute motors, as well as separately labeled and distinctly colored booster and sustainer motors. All of these...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 04-04-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Gus
I think Boyce not including tubes is a great...

I think Boyce not including tubes is a great idea.

This massively cuts what he spends on inventory, massively cuts down on his required storage space, markedly decreases the size and variety of...
Forum: Model Rocket History 03-26-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By Gus
Centuri 1969 Catalog question

Do any of you recall what time of year the first Centuri 1969 catalogs were first mailed?

Also would like to know about when the Centuri Saturn V started to ship.

Thanks,

Steve
Forum: Model Rocket History 03-15-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,643
Posted By Gus
Lots of pictures of early launch towers on the...

Lots of pictures of early launch towers on the new Museum of Flight G. Harry Stine Flickr page. (https://www.flickr.com/photos/stine_collection/albums/with/72157707063068775)

It appears the...
Forum: Model Rocket History 03-15-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By Gus
G. Harry Stine Photos from Museum of Flight

MOF has begun archiving Harry's materials and one of the first things they've done is scan some of his photos from the first 10 NARAMs which they've uploaded to Flickr.

You can see them here....
Forum: Vendors 02-26-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,110
Posted By Gus
Wow!!! Look at that lineup! Look at the...

Wow!!! Look at that lineup!

Look at the GIGANTIC Saturn 1b off to the right!!!
Forum: For Sale 02-16-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By Gus
These really aren't that rare. There's a...

These really aren't that rare. There's a goofball on eBay right now offering one claiming it's the holy grail and asking $2500. Actual worth is $5-$10. That's what they'd sell for at a NARAM Canon...
Forum: Projects 02-05-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,236
Posted By Gus
Love it! Great work Gordy.

Love it! Great work Gordy.
Forum: FreeForAll 01-21-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 80,723
Posted By Gus
The person listing that item is a bit hyperbolic...

The person listing that item is a bit hyperbolic regarding the rarity of his items, but for this particular one I think it was fairly accurate. REALLY a rare item. I wouldn't have paid $380 for it...
Forum: SVDT - Semroc Virtual Design Team 01-21-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,097
Posted By Gus
Rick, Glad to hear the health issues have...

Rick,

Glad to hear the health issues have improved! Absolutely love the NewWay kits. Not just the design, but the thoughtfulness of all the stuff you include to make the builds simpler is just...
Forum: Model Rocket History 01-21-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,691
Posted By Gus
Roy, Thanks so much for posting that! Great man!

Roy,

Thanks so much for posting that! Great man!
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 01-16-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,094
Posted By Gus
John, Will we see that fly at the TARC...

John,

Will we see that fly at the TARC finals?

Steve
Forum: Projects 01-15-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,329
Posted By Gus
Thanks for the info. I bought a couple of the...

Thanks for the info. I bought a couple of the Fliskits kits before they closed.

But I had never seen Chris's version. Typical Chris, brilliant!

Steve
Forum: Projects 01-14-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,329
Posted By Gus
Apogee Vapor Teaching Rocket

Just finished putting together a Vapor teaching rocket from Apogee Components. Kind of an upscale version of the old Estes Phantom, which has been out of production for over 20 years. The Vapor is a...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 01-14-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,645
Posted By Gus
me too!

me too!
Forum: FreeForAll 01-14-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 80,723
Posted By Gus
Not even an Orville Carlisle handmade original 13...

Not even an Orville Carlisle handmade original 13 mm motor would bring anything close to a third that price. Lots and lots of original Mabel motors, just like the one being offered, out there. ...
Forum: Mission Control 01-10-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,380
Posted By Gus
Bunny, Sorry I can't make it this year but looks...

Bunny,

Sorry I can't make it this year but looks like a great lineup.

Really had a good time at the last one I went to and heartily encourage anyone who can make it to go. Really fun and...
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