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Forum: Plans 07-16-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By DeanHFox
Glad to assist

If you'll private message an email address to me, I'll send you pix of my original K-50 cone.
Forum: Projects 07-05-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By DeanHFox
Let's just say "more than one...but less...

Let's just say "more than one...but less than a dozen" :D
Forum: Projects 07-05-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By DeanHFox
While the Impulse is a cool-looking bird, there's...

While the Impulse is a cool-looking bird, there's just something about that "cranked delta" fin design on the Initiator that gets my heart thumping... :)
Forum: Current Kit Talk 06-21-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By DeanHFox
Speaking of FaceBook, John, the previous FB post...

Speaking of FaceBook, John, the previous FB post (https://www.facebook.com/estesrockets/photos/a.134567906576678.15560.126685310698271/2018103038223146/?type=3&theater) from Estes showed an Estes...
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,458
Posted By DeanHFox
Well...

Much as I loved the DOM and MRN back in the day, I'm sure we all realize that DOM was not only an avenue for inspiring us youngsters to use our fertile imaginations --- it was also a means of selling...
Forum: Vendors 03-24-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 13,887
Posted By DeanHFox
Estes Industries LLC?

Perhaps an employee buyout with a shadow investor/private equity firm?
Forum: Projects 03-03-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By DeanHFox
Nice!

Did a great job matching the painted nose to the decals for that "fade" effect. Nicely done! :)
Forum: FreeForAll 02-03-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By DeanHFox
Vonage

Been using Vonage (two lines) for many years now, no complaints. I use the unlimited calls/minutes plan.
Forum: Current Kit Talk 12-29-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,359
Posted By DeanHFox
Ah, Citation Patriot Decals...

Sure do wish Estes would sell those decal sheets by themselves... They were used in at least two of the MRN DOM models (Stratos and Nimbus)... :)
Forum: Model Rocket History 11-03-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,573
Posted By DeanHFox
One of my faves...

Love that pic --- the real life "Cosmo" and model of the SS Fafnir, pivotal characters in his novel "Starship Through Space". :)
Forum: Building Techniques 10-12-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,189
Posted By DeanHFox
+1 to everything said in this post. Good...

+1 to everything said in this post.

Good instructions are hard to do, and Dave really nails it. :)
Forum: Mission Control 08-02-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By DeanHFox
I made it, too!

Made it to the Sport Range for a few flights...even managed to lose my PSII E2X Mammoth into The Big Icky(tm) on a two-stage boosted flight. Ah, well, the rest of the event was great, and it was...
Forum: Model Rocket History 07-21-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,432
Posted By DeanHFox
Pat, she's a beauty. Thanks! :)

Pat, she's a beauty. Thanks! :)
Forum: Model Rocket History 07-21-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,432
Posted By DeanHFox
Coincidences, coincidences...

I was an avid reader of both men's works when I was a young boy --- my first science fiction book was "Starship Through Space" by Stine (under his Lee Correy pseudonym). My favorite Heinlein story...
Forum: Model Rocket History 07-21-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,432
Posted By DeanHFox
More Flat Cats --- no, not the flying variety!

This has been bugging me today --- did a little web research, and found this article over at Wikipedia (but the story is repeated in numerous other websites' links, all basically telling the same...
Forum: Model Rocket History 07-21-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,432
Posted By DeanHFox
The "Flat Cats" also appeared in Robert...

The "Flat Cats" also appeared in Robert Heinlein's "The Rolling Stones" --- the youngest Stone called his "Fuzzy Britches". :)
Forum: FreeForAll 05-30-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,248
Posted By DeanHFox
So say we all. :(

So say we all. :(
Forum: Model Rocket History 05-23-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,511
Posted By DeanHFox
My fave

This one is my favorite.
Forum: Projects 04-12-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,171
Posted By DeanHFox
Having seen what time and age do to the...

Having seen what time and age do to the fiberboard parts of the Centuri kits, I've replaced the fiberboard with appropriate thickness balsa, and papered (I'm an Avery label fan, myself) the balsa for...
Forum: FreeForAll 03-31-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By DeanHFox
And...

Apparently, SpaceX also recovered the fairing --- so all that was "lost" was the second stage hardware.

http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=42544.msg1661124#msg1661124

Awesome!
Forum: For Sale 03-25-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,406
Posted By DeanHFox
That is an absolutely beautiful Alpha...looks...

That is an absolutely beautiful Alpha...looks just like mine, 50 years ago. Came with my Electrolaunch, too! :)
Forum: Kit Collecting 02-27-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,779
Posted By DeanHFox
At this point, with my current build rate, I'll...

At this point, with my current build rate, I'll be happy to get 10 years worth built...

Of course, it's great that manufacturers keep coming out with new ones! :D
Forum: Vendors 01-31-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,531
Posted By DeanHFox
Visited both...

I used to live in northwest Ohio, and I remember clearly the first time I made the drive up to Southgate to visit Commonwealth Displays...I drove right past it! What a hole in the wall from the...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 01-27-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,054
Posted By DeanHFox
Thanks for the info, George! I learn something...

Thanks for the info, George! I learn something new every day. :)
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 01-27-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,054
Posted By DeanHFox
Hmmm...

A couple very interesting things about that Vandy pic of the Enterprise ---

First --- I like the fact that they left the Payload Bay Door supports/lift bars in place. Makes you wonder how those...
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