I bought this already assembled and painted Centuri T-Bird off eBay, I’ve been starring at it sitting on a shelf for too long. It looks like originally it was all red, but it had a hard life from there, some of the fins have been broken off and poorly reglued with way Continue Reading
I’m going to repost some old thoughts, builds and rehabs from Ye Olde Rocketry Forum from time to time on my blog so they are not lost to me and others.
This is my personal launch rack. Built with a sturdy metal saw horse. The pads are camera tripod heads that allow pan and tilt functionality. The launch rods are soldered into cap screw and are screwed into the tripod head, which also secures the stainless blast deflectors. All in all Continue Reading
This is a launch pad I built for myself to launch larger rockets with. It can accommodate both 1/4″ launch rod and a 10-10 launch rail. My 1/4 rod is stainless and 6 feet and the launch rail if 8 feet. The pad is built using the Rockwell JawStand. With Continue Reading
I volunteered to build new launch racks for our club. After getting the basic requirements from other members I set about spending the last few months coming up with a plan, sourcing parts and materials, and manufacturing custom parts. I’m currently working on final assembly and we’ll test the racks Continue Reading
Beautiful flight and recovery.
The first flight for the SLS encountered a problem with chute deployment due to the way the boosters are attached the main body tube. There are plastic tabs on the inside of the primary body tube to secure the boosters to the primary body tube that can interfere with chute deployment, in Continue Reading
This flies awesome! Video: Quasar
This flies great on a D12-5! Video: Viper Flight