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Forum: FreeForAll 10-15-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 527
Posted By rocketguy101
The book "Stages to Saturn" covers this...

The book "Stages to Saturn" covers this in detail...it got even a little crazier when they started pulling ideas from one "C" proposal to another...you needed a scorecard to keep up!
Forum: Kit Collecting 08-29-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,688
Posted By rocketguy101
WOW! Lee Piester posted a history video about...

WOW! Lee Piester posted a history video about Centuri on Facebook...during the video he shows some artifacts, artwork, catalogs, and drawings. This blueprint appears for an instant...but there you...
Forum: Kit Collecting 08-13-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,287
Posted By rocketguy101
Wow! I was half-kidding/wishful thinking!!! ...

Wow! I was half-kidding/wishful thinking!!! That would be great!

...and I 2nd GH's comment bring back both Saturn 1Bs!!!
Forum: Kit Collecting 08-13-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,287
Posted By rocketguy101
nice photo! let's see, - Apollo LJII 1/45 back...

nice photo! let's see,

- Apollo LJII 1/45 back in production -- check

- LJ in production -- check

- Mercury Atlas?? be still my heart!!!
Forum: Plans 07-16-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By rocketguy101
Here's a couple of cropped shots of mine when I...

Here's a couple of cropped shots of mine when I built it in 2009. Now that it's painted, those details don't show up so great. I don't have a view from the underside showing the gun ports. The...
Forum: Plans 06-23-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By rocketguy101
Peter Alway's "The Art of Scale Model...

Peter Alway's "The Art of Scale Model Rocketry" (out of print) is now available online on the NAR website (http://www.nar.org/nar-products/) and is available for free. Peter graciously allowed this...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 03-04-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,120
Posted By rocketguy101
Update see this thread...

Update see this thread (http://forums.rocketshoppe.com/showthread.php?p=219559)
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 03-04-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,125
Posted By rocketguy101
Just glad to be of service, and second what Scott...

Just glad to be of service, and second what Scott said!

edit...it was here on YORF (http://www.oldrocketforum.com/showthread.php?t=16739)
Forum: Mission Control 02-24-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,119
Posted By rocketguy101
Carol Marple is posting live videos on the NAR...

Carol Marple is posting live videos on the NAR Facebook page...I watched the Mfgr presentations last night, and some other presentations. I know many here don't do FB, but it is a neat way to see...
Forum: Model Rocket History 02-17-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,247
Posted By rocketguy101
Vern, did you ever get to meet Mr. Armstrong? I...

Vern, did you ever get to meet Mr. Armstrong? I know you've met a few astronauts, and you've inspired many to become astronauts, do you have a list of the ones you've met?
Forum: Model Rocket History 02-17-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,247
Posted By rocketguy101
Thanks for sharing that story! And thanks Mr....

Thanks for sharing that story! And thanks Mr. Henie for paying it forward to those boys!

edit: I love how Mr. Armstrong kicks into "perfesser" mode and presents a lecture on propulsion...after I...
Forum: Kit Collecting 02-09-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,688
Posted By rocketguy101
Excellent...Rev B is now uploaded to my earlier...

Excellent...Rev B is now uploaded to my earlier post. (Hope Scott doesn't have a limit on how many times you can change the files in a post ;) )
Forum: Kit Collecting 02-09-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,688
Posted By rocketguy101
OK, with the other dimensions you've given me,...

OK, with the other dimensions you've given me, and rough angles from your original sketch this is what I came up with...
Forum: Kit Collecting 02-09-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,688
Posted By rocketguy101
oops just saw this bit...so you say it should be...

oops just saw this bit...so you say it should be fatter? see the pic, it is about 1.8"
Forum: Kit Collecting 02-09-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,688
Posted By rocketguy101
OK! I put rev A in my previous post, and took...

OK! I put rev A in my previous post, and took down the first file. I modified the dimensions per Earl's guidance, and added the base plate thickness per Scott and Wolf.
Forum: Kit Collecting 02-09-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,688
Posted By rocketguy101
Thanks for the feedback...just to clarify some...

Thanks for the feedback...just to clarify some things...


Would that be the dimension "D2" in the attached leg pic?


Would that be the dimension "D5" in the attached leg pic?
Forum: FreeForAll 02-09-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By rocketguy101
I know a lot of you don't do TRF...but there is...

I know a lot of you don't do TRF...but there is an interesting build thread on a Falcon Heavy, so you might find it interesting... FH TRF Build thread...
Forum: Kit Collecting 02-09-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,688
Posted By rocketguy101
I hope if Earl reads this, he could check the...

I hope if Earl reads this, he could check the overall dimensions of my drawing against the leg he traced to make sure I assembled the split image correctly to get my measurements....
Forum: Kit Collecting 02-08-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,688
Posted By rocketguy101
You mean beyond the tracing Earl posted in post...

You mean beyond the tracing Earl posted in post 21 (http://www.oldrocketforum.com/showpost.php?p=191966&postcount=21) ? :D

I thought I made a drawing already, but here it is, the leg and baseplate...
Forum: Model Rocket History 02-02-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 29,340
Posted By rocketguy101
I am struck by how beautiful the hand-painted...

I am struck by how beautiful the hand-painted logos are! GHS had an artist's touch.
Forum: Model Rocket History 01-30-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 29,340
Posted By rocketguy101
Yer killing me, Pat! Twitter and imgur are...

Yer killing me, Pat! Twitter and imgur are blocked at work (thankfully YORF isn't :) ) so all day your posts sit there and I have to wonder what you guys are talking about. Could you please upload...
Forum: Wanted: Dead or Alive! 12-28-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,124
Posted By rocketguy101
Out of curiosity, what glue did you use? That...

Out of curiosity, what glue did you use? That way we know what to avoid!
Forum: Model Rocket History 12-09-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,402
Posted By rocketguy101
see post #30 in this thread...

see post #30 in this thread (http://www.oldrocketforum.com/showthread.php?p=217947)
Forum: Model Rocket History 12-09-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,375
Posted By rocketguy101
Using Jeff's model as a basis, I made a stab at...

Using Jeff's model as a basis, I made a stab at sheet metal model that could produce a flat pattern. It isn't perfect, as I can't get it to fold with the ribs inserted. Jeff used a different...
Forum: FreeForAll 12-06-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By rocketguy101
Man I am really considering it! It's a 6 hr...

Man I am really considering it! It's a 6 hr drive and I am going to see if I can talk a buddy into coming too. We both went to NARCON 2012 in Hutchinson KS and had a blast. Since that time he has...
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