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Forum: 3D Printing Asylum Yesterday, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By LeeR
Anxious to see the final results. I like nooks...

Anxious to see the final results. I like nooks and crannies on my English muffins, but not so much on rocket parts. :)
Forum: Projects 06-06-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,485
Posted By LeeR
Ed, I seem to be a ďspindle guyĒ ó I started off...

Ed,
I seem to be a ďspindle guyĒ ó I started off turning pens, then tool handles and peppermills, and of course nose cones.

Here are some reversible screwdrivers, and a peppermill, and a handle...
Forum: Projects 06-06-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,485
Posted By LeeR
Ed, nice work on the balsa cones for your pods....

Ed, nice work on the balsa cones for your pods. Iím a woodturner and while I have almost every power tool in my shop, my greatest enjoyment in the shop is turning wood. I started turning balsa nose...
Forum: Forum Information, Rules, Etc 05-30-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 516
Posted By LeeR
Iíd like to see it. The quality is getting good...

Iíd like to see it. The quality is getting good enough that many parts donít look like they need much sanding. Iíve not built anything yet using printed parts, but Iím ready.

Itís hard to say if...
Forum: Model Rocket History 05-29-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,225
Posted By LeeR
tdracer, Mine is definitely signed on shrink...

tdracer,

Mine is definitely signed on shrink wrap. I had seen pictures of Mike in magazines, but I would never have recognized him.

We live in Fort Collins, but mostly travel to Pueblo to fly...
Forum: Model Rocket History 05-28-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,225
Posted By LeeR
I have one of the Mike Dorffler signed kits also....

I have one of the Mike Dorffler signed kits also. I think Vern was away from the booth when I visited with Mike. I think mine is #11. I had never met Mike, and spent some time talking to him in the...
Forum: Model Rocket History 05-25-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,504
Posted By LeeR
I hope you didnít mean you gave up your hobby,...

I hope you didnít mean you gave up your hobby, and gave up cars and girls, then redirected your interests. That sounds brutal! :p
Forum: Rocket Boosted Gliders 05-24-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By LeeR
Suddenly someone is there at the turnstile The...

Suddenly someone is there at the turnstile
The girl with kaleidoscope eyes

(I love duets ...)
Forum: Rocket Boosted Gliders 05-24-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By LeeR
Good substitute! If you prefer to stick with...

Good substitute!

If you prefer to stick with clay (unintentional pun...) you can buy a huge block of Plasticene (I think a pound) at Hobby Lobby for a few dollars. Comes in a variety of colors. Mine...
Forum: Wanted: Dead or Alive! 05-20-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,563
Posted By LeeR
Iím tempted to buy a Cricut Maker. They not only...

Iím tempted to buy a Cricut Maker. They not only cut vinyl for decals, but balsa up to 3/32Ē. The detail is amazing. The Maker lists for $399, but Iíve seen it on sale for $369 at Joannís and Hobby...
Forum: Wanted: Dead or Alive! 05-20-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By LeeR
Iíve seen the info. I just am not where off the...

Iíve seen the info. I just am not where off the top of my head. But, let me do some checking.

Iím guessing Bob Sanford or Chris Michielssen knows! :)
Forum: Projects 05-19-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,485
Posted By LeeR
Ed, Iím looking forward to following the progress...

Ed, Iím looking forward to following the progress of your build. I bought a Protostar dirt cheap last year. It was one of the clearance kits at Hobby Lobby. Itís a great candidate for a steampunk...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 05-18-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By LeeR
You might try crafting your own plastic pieces. A...

You might try crafting your own plastic pieces. A piece of strue from any plastic model kit can be heated and stretched. You could use a tapered section of stretched sprue to form the nozzles. For...
Forum: Projects 05-15-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,185
Posted By LeeR
Iím glad to know the exact length is now known...

Iím glad to know the exact length is now known for the LEM/SM Body Tube, so that I can cut it down to _______ (fill in your favorite choice). :p

Iíll probably go longer on mine. Years ago we...
Forum: Projects 05-15-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,185
Posted By LeeR
The Estes LEM Shroud is a ďtypicalĒ transition,...

The Estes LEM Shroud is a ďtypicalĒ transition, with tubes sliding over shoulders on each end. So no tube goes thru the transition. So, I think anything above the transition is really just the...
Forum: Projects 05-15-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,185
Posted By LeeR
Mike, Iím doing the same to my old (30th...

Mike,

Iím doing the same to my old (30th Anniversay Edition) #2157 Saturn V. Just got the LEM shrouds last week. I also bought the injection molded fin sets last year to upgrade from the...
Forum: Vendors 05-15-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,078
Posted By LeeR
Definitely. A ďlawn dartĒ on that field just...

Definitely. A ďlawn dartĒ on that field just means the nose cone gets pushed back in up to the shoulder if it started to slide out ... :)
Forum: Projects 05-15-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 770
Posted By LeeR
Good to see some action here! Iíve been consumed...

Good to see some action here! Iíve been consumed with home repair/remodeling, in anticipation of a possible move. Our kids and grandkids are in the Denver area, and we want to be closer. And, we...
Forum: FreeForAll 05-10-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,192
Posted By LeeR
Sorry youíve had trouble. Maybe the USPS could...

Sorry youíve had trouble. Maybe the USPS could just use Memphis to sort junk mail. That would be a good use of the facility.
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By LeeR
I didnít realize AC Supply had a catalog. But,...

I didnít realize AC Supply had a catalog. But, in my recent order for a couple 1/200 Saturn Vs and motors, they did include the new Estes catalog.
Forum: Ask the Doctor 05-08-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By LeeR
Iím lucky to live in Colorado, and have Apogee...

Iím lucky to live in Colorado, and have Apogee here. A friend and I drove down this morning to shop. Although we pay tax, at least there is no shipping when you do a walk-in.

Today, in addition to...
Forum: FreeForAll 05-08-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,192
Posted By LeeR
I hope you get it! On a positive note, once it...

I hope you get it! On a positive note, once it shows up, it will be a classic, and worth a lot! :rolleyes:
Forum: Projects 05-06-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By LeeR
Mark, A nice start to adding some colorful yard...

Mark,

A nice start to adding some colorful yard art.

Do you use metal rods, or wooden dowels? It seemed to be getting warm enough here in Colorado to start some painting. Although, now weather...
Forum: FreeForAll 05-01-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,192
Posted By LeeR
You didnít ask them to add a motor order and...

You didnít ask them to add a motor order and place in the poster tube, did you? :p
Forum: Current Kit Talk 04-29-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,989
Posted By LeeR
I received my 1/200 Saturn Vs today. Great news,...

I received my 1/200 Saturn Vs today. Great news, itís snowing here. The shipment had motors so the box didnít bake in the heat. :rolleyes: (This is the first time since we moved into our house in...
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