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Forum: FreeForAll 02-03-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
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, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 708
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, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 803
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, 06:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,455
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, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
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, 07:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,526
Posted By DeanHFox
Pat, she's a beauty. Thanks! :)

Pat, she's a beauty. Thanks! :)
Forum: Model Rocket History 07-21-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,526
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, 06:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,526
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, 02:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,526
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, 10:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,117
Posted By DeanHFox
So say we all. :(

So say we all. :(
Forum: Model Rocket History 05-23-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,101
Posted By DeanHFox
My fave

This one is my favorite.
Forum: Projects 04-12-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,001
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, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
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, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
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, 04:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,102
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, 06:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,635
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, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 840
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, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 840
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...
Forum: FreeForAll 01-16-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By DeanHFox
Unhappy RIP Gene Cernan

Multiple sources reporting that Capt. Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon thus far, has passed away at 82.

Ad Astra!
Forum: Kit Collecting 12-08-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,102
Posted By DeanHFox
Don't forget AVI, MRI, FSI,...

Don't forget AVI, MRI, FSI, MicroClassics...probably others, I'd have to look. :)
Forum: Kit Collecting 12-06-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,102
Posted By DeanHFox
I've had a database of the kits for almost 20...

I've had a database of the kits for almost 20 years. It's gone through a series of tools as technology advanced. It's been on Lotus Approach, Microsoft Access, PalmPilot JFile, and currently lives...
Forum: Kit Collecting 12-05-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,102
Posted By DeanHFox
It's a good start...

Glad to see there are other rocketeers infected with the sickness. :)

My patient better half has put up with my habit, even knowing the extent of it, for 35 years. I had a few tubs full when we...
Forum: Vendors 11-25-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By DeanHFox
Thanks!

Thanks for the holiday offer, Jim. It reminded me that I haven't picked up the latest from that talented mind of yours. :)

Order sent. Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday Season!
Forum: Kit Collecting 11-25-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By DeanHFox
I've got several of his kits

...picked them up at NARCON here in WI. Also have one of his launch pads.

Let me know if you'd like to compare notes. It *is* Stuart, at least according to some info I have. :)
Forum: FreeForAll 09-29-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 962
Posted By DeanHFox
+1 for Woody's in Winter Haven, FL. They had...

+1 for Woody's in Winter Haven, FL. They had (have?) the best baked scrod I've ever had.

Also, highly recommend The Chesapeake House in North Myrtle Beach, SC. Fabulous cod stew, and the...
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