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A Port-a-Pot-Shot takes to the air!
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Five Frick-n-Frack's ready for a drag race
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Here is mine
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We had every color combination imaginable
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Some (like mine) were beat up due to so many flights!
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Most had basic two-tone paint jobs...
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But Tony's was a little different :)
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Moment of ignition.  Captured all 5 igniting!
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And away they go!
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Here you can see one has staged and the others still burning.  Nothing is as exciting as a Frick-n-Frack drag race!
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Boris is up to *it* again... LOL
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Standing proud with his cluster saucer
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Meanwhile, Tony preps another bird.
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I flew this spool at the last launch and it was perfectly straight.  Tony built one and wanted to drag race them.
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Here's Tony's.  His had a nose cone whereas mine had a flat topped nose block.
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While we waited our turn, a saucer was launched.  Very cool!
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Drag race time!  Whoops!  Tony's spool didn't light...
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While Tony re-preps his spool, we have other launches to enjoy.
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Here we go!  Tony got "first off the pad", you can see mine has just lit a while after his left the rod
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My Decaffeinator ready for launch!
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And we have LIFTOFF!
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A Gemini rocket under a good burn
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My new proposed beginner rocket, the Bulls Eye (tentative name)
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The Bulls Eye flies past the CMASS flag on its way to a perfect flight.
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And perfect recovery!
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Steve shows off his Corona-2 2-stage.  Very sharp looking!
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Boosted perfectly
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Captured the staging event of the Corona-2
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You can see the Corona disappearing into the sky as the booster tumbles away.
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A 2-stage scratch built from Bill
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I did a pretty darned good job capturing this guy in flight!
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Here it is still under boost
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Here you can see the sustainer pulling away (top left) while the booster drops away (lower right) and the puff of smoke marking the staging event.  VERY KEWL!
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A lovely Triskelion turns in a perfect flight.
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An interesting scratch built is readied for flight
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I didn't get a good launch photo, but here is a boost photo of a Long OverDue model
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And a nice recovery shot right near the launch pads.
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Here is the "life and death of a scratch built" in 7 easy to see panels...
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Bill's Diminutive Deuce on just one motor.  You can see it arcing over as it cleared the micro launch rod.
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It stabilized out horizontally and kept on going!
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Seemingly right AT Bill! LOL
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If you look closely, you can see the Diminutive Deuce on the ground far left, center of the grassy area.
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We kept getting buzzed by local air traffic.  I don't know what they were hoping to see as we shut the range down whenever they came by...
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D-Nelson Tomahawk
screams into the sky!
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A Cheetah (with the lower stage removed for this small field) turns in a great flight.
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A Patriot missile!
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Good flight up and good recovery down.
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A Mono-Copter at the moment of ignition
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Good, steady boost
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Until the wing comes apart.  You can see it fluttering down in the lower left of the photo.

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