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Tuesday, 07 August 2007 04:33

Using Artist Acrylic Paints for Rocketry

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I enjoy painting plastic models and pewter miniatures used in games. I've used many different kinds of paints, so when it came time to paint…
Sunday, 02 February 2003 17:00

The Importance of Procedures

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Originally printed in Extreme Rocketry Magazine Rocketry is one of those things you do in life that has no in-between. You have either a complete…
Thursday, 07 February 2002 17:00

Rocketry Rules of Thumb

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First, please read the fine print... There are many different solutions to the rocket design challenge. Rules of Thumb simply provide a solid starting point…
Thursday, 30 October 2003 17:00

Ejection Charges

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If you've never had a rocket crash because the parachute didn't come out right, go on to read something else. But if you know what…
Thursday, 11 November 2004 10:25

How To Interpret Rocket Motor Codes

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Sport rocket motors approved for sale in the United States are stamped with a three-part code that gives the modeler some basic information about the…
Monday, 20 March 2006 09:35

Holding up Centering Rings

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Holding centering rings in place while you glue them can be trying. A properly cut centering ring (wood) will slide onto the tube with a slight…
Saturday, 24 June 2006 10:07

Making a Foam and Wood Nosecone

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After trying several ways to create the nosecone for the ASP (Atmospheric Sounding Projectile), I've decided I won't use any of those methods again. Here…
Tuesday, 08 August 2006 10:55

Descent Impact Guesstimate

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Here is way to estimate or "guesstimate" descent impact loads. First, get an estimate of the descent rate.  One way to do this is to go…
Tuesday, 07 August 2007 04:03

Fin Fillet Construction

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As with many aspects of rocket building, there are many ways to do things. This is how I make my fin fillets and can be…
Tuesday, 07 August 2007 16:11

Thinking About Level 3? You Can Do It!

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As the UROC club grows, there are more and more flyers that are progressing up the ranks of level 1 and 2. Some of you…
Monday, 13 August 2007 06:53

The SS-520-2 as a Sport Scale Project

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A Japanese two stage sounding rocket at its 2nd appearance - An interesting object for sport scale. The SS-520 is a two-stage rocket, the first stage…
Friday, 24 August 2007 06:57

Fiberglassing Body Tubes in One Easy Step

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One thing I have found about rocket construction is that there’s not just one ‘right’ way of doing things, in other words there can be…
Wednesday, 18 August 2010 21:32

Rocket Basics - The Third Law of Motion

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Rockets have been around in one form or another since at least the 13th century. Precisely who invented them is uncertain, although it is likely…

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