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    1. The Watering Hole

      An area where general discussions can take place, that don't necessarily fit well into other categories. This can relate to rocketry, general chat, or any other topic not prohibited by TRF rules and guidelines.
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      Latest: 2 or not 2 lakeroadster, Jan 16, 2019 at 3:45 AM
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    2. Beginners & Educational Programs

      An area for those new to model rocketry to exchange ideas or ask questions. Also the place to discuss model rocketry Educational programs, etc.
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      Latest: Newbs MadCow 2.6" DXi3 Build Thread Nytrunner, Jan 11, 2019 at 10:17 PM
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    3. MicroMaxx (MMX)

      Rockets that fly on the Quest MicroMaxx motors.
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      Latest: Model Aerospace Company? cwbullet, Dec 26, 2018
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    4. Low Power Rocketry (LPR)

      Rockets using motors 1/4A through D impulse.
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      Latest: MY MARS LANDERS Trident, Jan 16, 2019 at 3:54 AM
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    5. Mid Power Rocketry (MPR)

      Rockets using motors from E through G impulse.
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      Latest: Aerotech 29mm RMS hardware. scott johnson, Jan 16, 2019 at 3:40 AM
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    6. High Power Rocketry (HPR)

      Rockets using motors from H impulse upwards.
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      Latest: 3" Black Hole David Schwantz, Jan 16, 2019 at 3:01 AM
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    7. Propulsion

      Discussions of motors ranging from single-use black powder motors, composite reloads, hybrids, etc.
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      Latest: Jason's Motor Porn Thread nraymondb, Jan 15, 2019 at 8:16 PM
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    8. Rocketry Electronics and Software

      An area to ask questions or discuss electronics and computer software issues related to rocketry. Eg: OpenRocket, Rocksim, Onboard Video, Altimeters.
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      Latest: Help equating RRC3 graph to data. Bat-mite, Jan 15, 2019 at 10:05 PM
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    9. Ground Support

      Ground Support and Launch Equipment - if it doesn't fly, it goes here.
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      Latest: School me on 1010 rails Dave A, Jan 14, 2019 at 9:28 PM
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    10. Recovery

      Discussions about anything regarding getting your rocket to come back safely.
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    1. Techniques

      Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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      Latest: Spiral filling experiment bjphoenix, Jan 16, 2019 at 3:49 AM
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    2. Scratch Built

      For the modeler that enjoys building from the ground up.
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    3. Plans

      This section is primarily for the plans for your scratchbuilt models. Optimally, we'd like to see the "plans" and/or associated (Rocksim, Spacecad, etc.) file first, then any discussion to follow.
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      Latest: K'Tesh's OpenRocket files... lcorinth, Jan 15, 2019 at 9:08 PM
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    4. 3-D Printing and Related topics

      CAD software (since used for 3D printing, machining, laser cutting, etc.) 3D printing Machining (stuff involving lathes and mills) Laser Cutting and CNC Routing
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      Latest: Discussion on Repository cwbullet, Jan 16, 2019 at 3:24 AM
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    5. Rocket Boosted Gliders

      For discussions about all types of rocket boosted gliders. Parasite gliders, boost gliders, rocket gliders, flex-wing gliders, lifting bodies and R/C variants. Also the place for helicopter recovery.
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      Latest: Sky Blaster Build Crawf56, Jan 15, 2019 at 12:36 AM
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    6. Scale

      The place to talk about scale. Scale builds, scale data, useful photos. It all goes here.
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      Latest: =scale= Nike Smoke Fin Dimensions? Ez2cDave, Jan 13, 2019 at 11:52 PM
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    7. Competition Rocketry

      Talk about competition rocketry here. Anything from informal club competitions to FAI internationals.
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    8. Cardstock Rocketry

      Rockets built from paper and/or cardstock.
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    9. Oddrocs

      Rockets that are just....different.
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      Latest: This Old T.I.E. Fighter Crawf56, Jan 16, 2019 at 2:16 AM
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    1. LDRS Announcements

      LDRS 35 Announcements
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    2. LDRS Questions & Answers

      Submit your questions here; the LDRS 34 hosts will answer them as quickly as possible
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      Latest: Newbie question...What is LDRS? mikec, Sep 7, 2018
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    3. Latest: LDRS Nike Smoke drag race solid_fuel, Nov 17, 2018
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    1. National Events

      Discussion area for National (or International!) events.
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      Latest: NARCON 2019 Peartree, Jan 15, 2019 at 2:52 PM
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    2. Regional or Local Events

      Discussion of events in your area. Personal launch reports are welcome, too.
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      Latest: Alamo Rocketeers Launch artapplewhite, Jan 15, 2019 at 11:24 PM
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    3. Contests

      An area for people to host rocket contests, also the home of TRF's Secret Santa exchange.
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      Latest: Deployable Hatches cerving, Jan 15, 2019 at 10:06 PM
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    4. Canadian Rocketry

      Discussion area for rocketry activities in Canada
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      Latest: Rocketry in BC OverTheTop, Jan 14, 2019 at 7:40 AM
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    5. United Kingdom Rocketry

      The forum for discussing rocketry in the United Kingdom.
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    1. Vendor Display

      Vendor announcements on their products, specials and company news. Please remember to show vendors the respect they deserve.
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      Latest: Last Minute Holiday Sale jimzcatz, Jan 16, 2019 at 2:09 AM
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    2. Product and Vendor Reviews

      Forum to discuss reviews of both products and Vendors. Please keep everything very civil.
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      Latest: PerfectFlite Order Problems. tbonerocketeer, Jan 14, 2019 at 7:13 AM
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    3. Yard Sale / Wanted

      If you have a personal rocketry-related item for sale, or that you're looking for, this is where you list it. These are for one time sales items. If you have similar items for sale on a somewhat regular basis, please list them under the "Vendor" forum.
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    1. Rocketry Forum Feedback & Announcements

      This is where constructive criticism is sought and appreciated. Keep in mind that not every suggestion can be implemented though.
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      Latest: Yesterdays forum activities topic link? Angie, Jan 13, 2019 at 9:05 PM
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    2. Area 51

      This is the post test area, where you can learn how to post to the forum.
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      Latest: Test timbucktoo, Jan 15, 2019 at 11:27 PM
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