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Forum: Vendors 04-15-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 20,391
Posted By kurtschachner
Magenta or red? Just asking, in case you actually...

Magenta or red? Just asking, in case you actually found a source for red cartridges ;)
Forum: FreeForAll 04-01-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 886
Posted By kurtschachner
I know where you live.

I know where you live.
Forum: Model Rocket History 03-06-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,021
Posted By kurtschachner
Is that true? I have a couple old Transrocs and a...

Is that true? I have a couple old Transrocs and a friend mentioned that the CB bands can't be used for data transmissions anymore.
Forum: Vendors 02-21-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By kurtschachner
The only combination I ever flew in my Farside...

The only combination I ever flew in my Farside that made sense was B14-0 to 1/2A6-0 to 1/2A6-4. Even then it was a surprisingly high flight.
Forum: Building Techniques 02-20-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,651
Posted By kurtschachner
Despite the fairly high learning curve, I'd just...

Despite the fairly high learning curve, I'd just go buy an older version of Illustrator and go with that. Any vector drawing program is going to have a learning curve, there's no way around it.

I...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 02-13-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,023
Posted By kurtschachner
It's spiral-wound but I think is impregnated with...

It's spiral-wound but I think is impregnated with phenolic. Not heavier than regular tubing by any stretch, it is thinner I think.

Now I remember that tubing that was made like the couplers, the...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 02-13-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,023
Posted By kurtschachner
Is that the old blackshaft tubing? I have some of...

Is that the old blackshaft tubing? I have some of that I used to use for contest models.
Forum: Current Kit Talk 02-13-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,023
Posted By kurtschachner
Yeah ST-7 was equivalent to BT-30, not BT-20.

Yeah ST-7 was equivalent to BT-30, not BT-20.
Forum: FreeForAll 02-10-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,134
Posted By kurtschachner
Lol that made me laugh out loud.

Lol that made me laugh out loud.
Forum: Building Techniques 02-10-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,534
Posted By kurtschachner
Well it is going to have a seam, right? Generally...

Well it is going to have a seam, right? Generally that is undesirable in a payload section. If you are rolling your own tube for a clear fin can you can hide the seam under a fin root.

As long as...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 01-26-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,238
Posted By kurtschachner
Here it is, both a template and a scan of both...

Here it is, both a template and a scan of both sides of the fin.
Forum: Wanted: Dead or Alive! 12-17-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By kurtschachner
I assume you want one for collection, right? If...

I assume you want one for collection, right? If not, that kit is pretty easy to scratchbuild. I've built two so far.
Forum: Vendors 10-23-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 20,391
Posted By kurtschachner
Sorry about your printer, those things are so...

Sorry about your printer, those things are so finicky and fragile. I have three but only two work; my favorite one with the straight-through paper path will not stop cycling when trying to...
Forum: FreeForAll 03-01-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,719
Posted By kurtschachner
That's the idiotic attitude that got us where we...

That's the idiotic attitude that got us where we are today.
Forum: FreeForAll 02-25-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By kurtschachner
I know it's outside your cost guideline, but my...

I know it's outside your cost guideline, but my favorite rocket for 4-H was to build the Maniac/Eliminator. I did have a line on a bunch of kits for $10 or so, that was pretty reasonable. What I...
Forum: Kit Collecting 02-25-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,255
Posted By kurtschachner
"I like rockets. I 'eat, sleep, and drink...

"I like rockets. I 'eat, sleep, and drink rockets', my mom says. But then she says the same thing about my dad."
Forum: Projects 02-24-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By kurtschachner
I have originals of both if Gordon can't find...

I have originals of both if Gordon can't find them.
Forum: FreeForAll 02-22-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,875
Posted By kurtschachner
Not the word I would use, but to each his own I...

Not the word I would use, but to each his own I guess.
Forum: FreeForAll 02-21-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,875
Posted By kurtschachner
Good thing the other ones aren't then :rolleyes:

Good thing the other ones aren't then :rolleyes:
Forum: Projects 02-21-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,075
Posted By kurtschachner
Way back when there was an article (Model...

Way back when there was an article (Model Rocketry Magazine?) showing you how to mod your Camroc to utilize color film. You had to use a glass lens instead of the plastic one, but I don't recall...
Forum: Projects 02-21-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,075
Posted By kurtschachner
A minor point, but I don't think it is Plexiglass...

A minor point, but I don't think it is Plexiglass (acrylic). From how mine have yellowed over the years I'm going to guess it is cellulose acetate butyrate. Estes liked to use that polymer in various...
Forum: FreeForAll 02-21-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,287
Posted By kurtschachner
I keep wanting to post a response but everything...

I keep wanting to post a response but everything I can come up with is inappropriate. Even what he was charged with I really shouldn't mention....
Forum: Projects 02-21-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,075
Posted By kurtschachner
The ones I have aren't totally round, but are...

The ones I have aren't totally round, but are about 0.8 inches in diameter depending on how it's turned. Maybe 0.795 if my calipers are that accurate. One gets the idea the recess that it fits into...
Forum: FreeForAll 02-21-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,159
Posted By kurtschachner
I couldn't be bothered to recover/remember my...

I couldn't be bothered to recover/remember my password over there, so I just marked their email as spam. 'Twas easier.
Forum: FreeForAll 02-19-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,287
Posted By kurtschachner
I guess the "refer a friend" link did...

I guess the "refer a friend" link did work ;)
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