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Forum: Model Rocket History 09-16-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By Faithwalker
The following Adapter table is from the 1969 MRI...

The following Adapter table is from the 1969 MRI catalog, which is the predecessor of MPC/AVI, but many of the parts were the same. This table shows the T15/20 balsa adapter length at 0.75 inches/ 2...
Forum: Kit Collecting 09-14-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,220
Posted By Faithwalker
Thanks to Lee Piester, being the gracious...

Thanks to Lee Piester, being the gracious gentleman that he is! Now, what would really be even more exciting is to see some of those actual original Centuri napkin sketches, if they still exist!...
Forum: Kit Collecting 09-14-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,220
Posted By Faithwalker
LIA-77 and LIA-100 Centuri launchers leg pattern drawings

Mystery Solved:

So, I took the liberty to email Lee Piester directly about the Centuri drawings for the LIA-77 and LIA-100 wooden launchers leg patterns and I asked Lee if there is a particular...
Forum: Kit Collecting 08-31-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,220
Posted By Faithwalker
Centuri Lectra-Line EFC-44 Ignition Outfit

Hi John, thank you for your kind words. Likewise, it was nice meeting you and your wife at NARAM 60 in Pueblo. Great job on the reproduction Centuri Lectra-Line EFC-44 Ignition Outfit launch...
Forum: Kit Collecting 08-29-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,220
Posted By Faithwalker
Nice catch, David! Thanks for capturing and...

Nice catch, David! Thanks for capturing and posting this image of the original LIA-77 and LIA-100 wooden launcher leg pattern drawings and for bringing attention to the Facebook video for those of us...
Forum: Kit Collecting 08-12-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,020
Posted By Faithwalker
See pages 8 and 9 of Estes 2018...

See pages 8 and 9 of Estes 2018 catalog.

https://www.estesrockets.com/media//catalogs/2018_ESTES_CATALOG_WEB_VERSION.pdf

Kind regards,
Jeff Jenkins
aka: Faithwalker
NAR #46879 SR
Forum: Kit Collecting 08-12-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,020
Posted By Faithwalker
Estes Little Joe I

Ellis Langford explained at NARAM 60 that the fins are laser-cut balsa frame pieces with laser-cut cardstock overlay.

Kind regards,
Jeff Jenkins
aka: Faithwalker
NAR #46879 SR
Forum: FreeForAll 04-22-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,183
Posted By Faithwalker
Myke Bergenske passed away on December 29, 2017

FYI, for those who did not know:

Sadly, I recently learned that Myke Bergenske passed away at the age of 80 in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, on December 29, 2017.

See obituary...
Forum: Vendors 04-22-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 14,541
Posted By Faithwalker
Myke Bergenske passed away Dec. 29, 2017

Myke Bergenske sadly passed away on December 29, 2017, in Mineral Point, Wisconsin.

See obituary links:...
Forum: Wanted: Dead or Alive! 01-17-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,422
Posted By Faithwalker
Bob, Attached is an image of the Centuri Stellar...

Bob,
Attached is an image of the Centuri Stellar Spartan kit package. Sorry, I couldn't find any plans either.

I found the Centuri Stellar Spartan kit package image at the following...
Forum: Projects 11-27-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,037
Posted By Faithwalker
Check out Chris Michielssen's blog on building...

Check out Chris Michielssen's blog on building the MPC Vostok: http://modelrocketbuilding.blogspot.com/2014/03/mpc-vostok-build-part-1-parts.html

Kind regards,
Jeff Jenkins
aka: Faithwalker
NAR...
Forum: Model Rocket History 11-14-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,168
Posted By Faithwalker
Anybody happen to have copies of the Operating...

Anybody happen to have copies of the Operating Instructions for any one of the following:
the Centuri EFC-44 Lectra Line Controller, the EFC-66 Ignition Control Panel Controller, and/or the EFC-88...
Forum: Model Rocket History 11-14-2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,168
Posted By Faithwalker
Sorry for the broken link. (*Note: EFC-66...

Sorry for the broken link. (*Note: EFC-66 Ignition Control Panel link in post #26 above has been corrected.) Here's a different link for the EFC-66 Ignition Control Panel:...
Forum: Model Rocket History 11-14-2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,168
Posted By Faithwalker
[QUOTE=Faithwalker]Of course, some additional GSE...

[QUOTE=Faithwalker]Of course, some additional GSE choices, if you want to go even more retro, might be the EFC-44 Lectra Line controller...
Forum: Model Rocket History 11-14-2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,168
Posted By Faithwalker
Of course, some additional GSE choices, if you...

Of course, some additional GSE choices, if you want to go even more retro, might be the EFC-44 Lectra Line controller (https://www.ninfinger.org/rockets/catalogs/centuri65/65cen6.html) or the EFC-66...
Forum: Model Rocket History 11-13-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,249
Posted By Faithwalker
Bernard, Thanks for documenting the Centuri Power...

Bernard,
Thanks for documenting the Centuri Power Tower that you have! I've been working on a SolidWorks 3D CAD model of the ID-65 Blast Deflector (product no. 5806) for it.

I've attached an image...
Forum: Model Rocket History 11-13-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,168
Posted By Faithwalker
Blackshire, Thanks for the compliment earlier!...

Blackshire,
Thanks for the compliment earlier! Faith in our Creator is vitally important to me. I believe it is only because of Him that we can live and move and have our being!

BTW, Rocketguy101...
Forum: Model Rocket History 11-13-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,168
Posted By Faithwalker
Centuri Power Tower ID-65 Blast Deflector

Bernard,
Thanks for documenting the Centuri Power Tower that you have! I've been working on a SolidWorks 3D CAD model of the ID-65 Blast Deflector (product no. 5806) for it.

I've attached an image...
Forum: Model Rocket History 11-13-2017, 12:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,168
Posted By Faithwalker
Plans for the ID-100 igniter deflector used with...

Plans for the ID-100 igniter deflector used with the LIA-100 Heavy Duty Launcher are in post #70 at this link:
https://www.rocketshoppe.com/forums/showthread.php?t=14833&page=7&pp=10

Kind...
Forum: Model Rocket History 11-13-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,168
Posted By Faithwalker
For anyone who is interested, I am posting a copy...

For anyone who is interested, I am posting a copy of the instructions for the Centuri LIA-100 Heavy Duty Launcher and a hi-res copy of the instructions for the EP-612 Professional Firing Panel...
Forum: Model Rocket History 10-25-2017, 01:50 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 27,716
Posted By Faithwalker
G. Harry Stine - Paying Forward video

FYI. James Duffy (Rocket.aero) made a nice tribute video to G. Harry Stine commemorating several of his accomplishments:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXmpnknOOlc&t

Kind regards,
Jeff...
Forum: Model Rocket History 10-25-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 27,716
Posted By Faithwalker
Quest has a photo on their Model Rocket Museum...

Quest has a photo on their Model Rocket Museum Photo Library archive site of the Model Missiles, Inc. booth being set up at the 1958 Chicago Hobby...
Forum: Model Rocket History 10-25-2017, 12:49 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 27,716
Posted By Faithwalker
Look's like Rocket Doctor's dream is finally...

Look's like Rocket Doctor's dream is finally coming true:

https://forums.rocketshoppe.com/showthread.php?t=5140

I hope the Seattle Museum of Flight will be able to display these rare unique items...
Forum: Model Rocket History 10-19-2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,804
Posted By Faithwalker
George, You've done a really nice job with...

George,
You've done a really nice job with these!

Kind regards,
Jeff Jenkins
aka: Faithwalker
NAR #46879 SR
Forum: Model Rocket History 10-19-2017, 12:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,948
Posted By Faithwalker
Thanks, guys. I believe that I can come up with...

Thanks, guys. I believe that I can come up with enough information from the photos to attempt to scale the sawhorse legs and create a reasonably close 3D CAD model in SolidWorks, to use as a template...
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