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Morning Star on her way to the pads!
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I caught sight of this Astron Spaceman clone.  Cool.
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Claude is up to his old tricks, exploring foam cup rocketry to the fullest!
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This little guy was outfitted as Capt. James T. Kirk (I once had the entire bridge crew myself, but now only have Mr. Spock)
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Perfect flight!
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My booth, off in the distance.
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Lift off of the Morning Star!
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Looking ominous!
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But simply beautiful in the air, on a pair of D12's
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Higher and higher (though E motors would have been far better :) )
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Good deployment
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And a safe landing
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One of Bill's many gliders,
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An Exo-Skell.  This is actually a very cool little rocket!
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The crowd at Acton.  It was a great day to fly!
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A NERRF version Lil' Guy screams into the air!
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A Mean Machine has a good boost but a less than pretty landing...
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Tony's Tartar with a great boost, that went wobbly after burnout.  very weird...
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Here she is right after burn out and leaning
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Very cool jet like rocket.
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Looking as good in the air as it does on the ground!
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A 13mm Deuce puts in a great flight.
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A proto type of a rocket my son (Joe) designed.  Called the Cats Eye
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Very cool little design that drew a lot of attention
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Unfortunately... she didn't fly as well as she looked.
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The A.C.M.E. Spitfire, however, turns in perfect flights!
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Boosting straight and true
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And returning safe and sound!
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Modified Rose-A-Roc with tube fins and piston blade release.  Interesting!
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Cluster Bomb puts in a great flight.
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Another proto, the Bulls Eye is slated to come out in September as our newest beginner rocket (skill level 1)
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This is a sweet little rocket that attracted a lot of attention
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The crown jewel for the day (for me) was the maiden flight of the Journeyman sounding rocket (single stage, 18mm with dummy recruits)
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Nice angle shot
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Other rockets were flying as I was getting her ready
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And we have liftoff!  A B6-4 provided a good flight
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Drag races are a big part of our CMASS launches
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Another nice model I was testing was this scale air-air missile.  I can't recall the name of the missile so I called it "Jack Hammer".
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While she looked pretty she was WAY underpowered under a B6 motor and a tad unstable to boot.  She damaged a fin on landing but was easily repairable.
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After fixing her up I added nose weight and a C6 motor.  She did better but still tipped off the rod and flew WAY downrange, suffering more damage due to a hard landing.  Back to the drawing board on this beauty.
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Drag racing 2 stage saucers (Pheord X150 with a sustainer saucer and the Frick-n-Frack)
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Cool flight sequence
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Here you can see them starting to lean into the wind
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Weather cocking, the Frick-n-Frack is leaning way over
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Staging has her pointed downward.  This is why you avoid windy launches and ALWAYS point your rod straight up! :)
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A Whatchamacallit gets some air
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My Nell proto type is still turning in some great flights.
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Up and back, always a crowd pleaser
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Tony's D-Nelson Tomahawk puts in a great flight.
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Billy's Richter Tickler (13mm Richter Recker) had a rough go of it on just one motor...
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A HEMV-4 looking skyward
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These buggers (micromaxx) can be HARD to capture on film!
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Tony's HERC-5 also looking skyward.  Hard to tell that this model is a LOT bigger than her smaller cousin the HEMV
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A bit easier getting a good picture of THIS model!
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Another proto.  An upscale of our MTTM Ulysses model, tentatively called the "Commodore"
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And an authentic MTTM Ulysses also on the pad for a drag race!
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The Ulysses never ignited, but the Commodore put in a good flight
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Bill installing FOUR motors in the MTTM Just Past Due.  Although designed as a single engine model, it will be interesting to see what she does with a cluster...
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Another very cool rocket gets some air
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Claude's Nell ready to go
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Perfect flight!
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And recovery!
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Home safe and ready to go again!
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Can't recall the name of this rocket, but I like it!
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4 motor version of the Just Past Due.  My God, what have we done!?
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The Journeyman preped with a C motor for her second test flight.
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Oh yeah, THIS is going to be one sweet kit!
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Oh, the humanity!  I think that 4 motor Just Past Due will need some nose weight...
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My original Decim8 proto ready for another flight
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Always satisfies, too!
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We had about a half dozen Frick-n-Frack models fly today.  Very cool!
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I love it when I catch the staging event.  Try THAT with a conventional 2-stage model!
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The sustainer pulls away and into the sky!

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