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Forum: Rocket Boosted Gliders 08-12-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 810
Posted By BARGeezer
Template scans are here, but unfortunately no...

Template scans are here, but unfortunately no ruler :
http://www.spacemodeling.org/jimz/km-6.htm

Or just buy 'em...
Forum: Vendors 08-10-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,027
Posted By BARGeezer
You'd probably have better luck contacting him...

You'd probably have better luck contacting him directly. Send him a PM or try the email address on the bottom left of the order form at the link on the first post in this thread.
Forum: Vendors 08-03-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 954
Posted By BARGeezer
If Estes or Madcow came out with a scale or sport...

If Estes or Madcow came out with a scale or sport scale kit based on an existing design would that not be, by definition, a new kit? The Arreauxbee-Hi is based on the Aerobee-Hi sounding rocket, so...
Forum: Vendors 08-03-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 954
Posted By BARGeezer
Not true. Aerotech introduced the Arreauxbee-Hi...

Not true.
Aerotech introduced the Arreauxbee-Hi just a year or so ago.
https://www.siriusrocketry.biz/ishop/aerotech-arreauxbee-hi-1879.html
Forum: FreeForAll 08-02-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By BARGeezer
+1 on Chasing the Moon. Lots of stuff I had never...

+1 on Chasing the Moon. Lots of stuff I had never seen or been aware of before. Shows the politics behind the Moon landing effort. Always wondered why Mission Control was at a different site than the...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 07-29-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 17,346
Posted By BARGeezer
I know you're getting a compatible replacement...

I know you're getting a compatible replacement cap in the mail, but for others in the same situation:
I received the new retainers in the mail today, and tried it on the Sat. V. Since the caps are...
Forum: Vendors 07-28-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,988
Posted By BARGeezer
Talking Shoot, now you're just playing with us.

Shoot, now you're just playing with us.
Forum: Vendors 07-28-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,824
Posted By BARGeezer
BTW Chris has a build going on of the Semroc...

BTW Chris has a build going on of the Semroc Andromeda on his blog. Apparently he had some input on the...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 07-25-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 17,346
Posted By BARGeezer
It was mentioned that the 18mm plastic retainer...

It was mentioned that the 18mm plastic retainer set will be available soon from Estes. Some time this month, per Jumpjet. I'll be picking up a few.
Forum: Current Kit Talk 07-17-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By BARGeezer
If it were my business, I would take care of...

If it were my business, I would take care of something like that on the spot.
Instead of creating a situation like mole experienced.
And presumably 49 others. :eek:
Forum: Rocket Boosted Gliders 07-17-2019, 03:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 810
Posted By BARGeezer
Gee, how did they do it before lasers were...

Gee, how did they do it before lasers were invented?
Old school kit, old school build.
Trace the templates onto balsa and cut out.
Patterns are at JimZ's.
Save yourself a few bucks.
Yeah, I know, I...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 07-17-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By BARGeezer
Thanks mole! Good to know. Sheesh, how hard would...

Thanks mole! Good to know. Sheesh, how hard would it have been to open up those 50 boxes and throw in a slip of paper? Laters.
Forum: Current Kit Talk 07-16-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By BARGeezer
Okay, I checked my recent order. It was parts...

Okay, I checked my recent order. It was parts for a second Sat. V since I already have the instructions. The LEM fairing/CM is drilled and pre-weighted. But they also included a washer that I had...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 07-16-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By BARGeezer
I think the reason mole is asking is because the...

I think the reason mole is asking is because the Zooch shroud fairing/nose cone is pre-weighted for nose ballast (drilled and filled with shot, then plugged with CWF). I'm guessing that the "new,...
Forum: Vendors 07-16-2019, 01:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,824
Posted By BARGeezer
Don't know if this has already been...

Don't know if this has already been mentioned.
Listed on erockets at just under $50. Considering the size and complexity of the kit, seems reasonable. Shows out of stock until they release it for...
Forum: Vendors 07-14-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,824
Posted By BARGeezer
Ah, JLCR needs at least a BT-60. Never mind.

Ah, JLCR needs at least a BT-60. Never mind.
Forum: Vendors 07-14-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,824
Posted By BARGeezer
Best of both worlds: Use a big chute with a JLCR.

Best of both worlds: Use a big chute with a JLCR.
Forum: Rocket Boosted Gliders 07-14-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 810
Posted By BARGeezer
This model uses Centuri "M" engines....

This model uses Centuri "M" engines. 13mm so the tube size is ST-5. The instructions say the motor tube is 2.5" long. A quick measurement of the parts picture on JimZ's site confirms Charles'...
Forum: FreeForAll 07-13-2019, 02:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By BARGeezer
Not saying one SHOULD do this, but looks like one...

Not saying one SHOULD do this, but looks like one COULD
Order a K340W thruster
Pay the Hazmat fee
Receive it without certification
Scratch build a high drag oddroc with a 54mm motor mount
(Like an...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 07-12-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 17,346
Posted By BARGeezer
OK, for those of you who tried to get the free...

OK, for those of you who tried to get the free poster and clicked on the link in the addendum in the kit, the URL is incorrect. I tried it with my first kit, got a missing page message, and assumed...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 07-11-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 17,346
Posted By BARGeezer
EDITED! I just realized I may have disclosed info...

EDITED!
I just realized I may have disclosed info to the public that should not have been, so I edited this post. As Gilda Radner would say.....
NEVER MIND
Forum: FreeForAll 07-07-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By BARGeezer
Spoiler Alert

I've learned with these shows not to be hung up on specifics of the timeline but to enjoy it for what it is: entertainment. Otherwise one would ask the bigger question of how a huge facility of...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 06-26-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 17,346
Posted By BARGeezer
Orange tube = good. Blue tube (non toxic) = bad.

Orange tube = good.
Blue tube (non toxic) = bad.
Forum: 3D Printing Asylum 06-22-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,171
Posted By BARGeezer
Got a 1/100 set from him back in Nov. See post #1...

Got a 1/100 set from him back in Nov. See post #1 in this thread for a picture:
http://www.forums.rocketshoppe.com/showthread.php?t=17579&page=1&pp=10
His user name is grafgulch.
Pic below is...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 06-20-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,311
Posted By BARGeezer
Apogee sells a conversion...

Apogee sells a conversion kit:https://www.apogeerockets.com/Rocket-Kits/Skill-Level-3-Model-Rocket-Kits/V-2-Conversion-Kit
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