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A REAL model rocketeer can hold his model in his mouth as he adjusts the pad...
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Our booth on day 1 of NERRF
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Kathy and the newest addition (Snuggles) take a break after getting the booth set up
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This is what NERRF is like, all day, every day!
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An upscale Thing-a-ma-Jig being built ON the field for a launch later in the weekend.  I love it!
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Spray painting the fin unit.
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Meanwhile, we have more of THIS going on!
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Curtis and his son with the upscale Deuce's Wild!
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I can't, for the life of me, recall the name of this beast but I've seen in and its smaller siblings many times.
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Boost began wonderfully...
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But it didn't end well...
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Post-partum determined that a fin tore at the root causing the rocket to rip itself apart.  Bummer!
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I was working with my new camera and couldn't get the settings right.  These looked a lot better on the camera but were washed out in reality...  I'll get better... :)
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on a pair of C motors!
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Good burn, great boost!
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Moment of staging!
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Booster aero breaks towards earth as the sustainer continues its journey!
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That Deuce rips up the sky!@
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And away we go!
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Ok, this was fun.  A modified UFFO (for 24mm motors) sitting atop a custom pad with 12 compartments to hold different colored streamers (on attached to each cup of the saucer), launched on an E9
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I call it the Rainbow!
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Here's a close up during boost.  I will be repeating this at NARAM in July.
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Up, up, and AWAY!
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Unfortunately I don't have the names of the rockets or owners, but the pix sure are kewl!
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Decaffeinator on an E9
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Great boost!
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Perfect recovery
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A smaller (model rocket) version turned in a picture perfect flight.
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Lots of scale models out here this weekend.
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Here's a view of the right side of the NERRF attendees.
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Here is the left side
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Here is the upscale Thing-a-ma-Jig at the RSO table.  After all of this I MISSED THE LAUNCH!  ARGH!
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Nantucket Sound liftoff!  You can see the Mean Machine that jammed on the pad moments earlier...
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Fastest light out in the North East!
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And near-field recovery.  It was a good day to fly!
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The Deuce's Wild shows her colors many times this weekend.
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What a beautiful flier!
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Even Nell had a chance to fly!
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Drew shows off his incredible marriage between two classic designs!
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A Mars Snooper with a Tres engine mount!  INCREDIBLE!
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And she flies as good as she looks!
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Some these rockets were earth shaking!
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While some were just too kewl for words :)
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Nice shot, both motors under full burn
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Another Decaffeinator launch.
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The Trifecta on the blue rack while a Rhino (red rack) gets ready to drag race a Big Bertha.  IT'S ON!
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The LCO table/tent for NERRF.  A lot of activity at this tent throughout the weekend!
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Trifexta (the 18mm proto) turns in a great flight!
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/ Big Bertha drag race!  The race of the Century! (Hey, it's still a young century.  That could be true)
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These two models were so closely matched it's hard to decide a winner!
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Interesting view of my upscale (24mm) Tres.
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All ready to go, we get ready to start the countdown!
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All 3 motors burning, she rips off the pad!
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The view I had from where I had to go to recover the Tres.  Man that's a LONG walk!
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