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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: Cheesiest space movie ever CaptainVideo, Aug 19, 2019 at 7:04 PM
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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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    3. MicroMaxx (MMX)

      Rockets that fly on the Quest MicroMaxx motors.
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      Latest: Leading Edge Micro kits kuririn, Aug 18, 2019 at 3:37 PM
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    4. Low Power Rocketry (LPR)

      Rockets using motors 1/4A through D impulse.
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    5. Mid Power Rocketry (MPR)

      Rockets using motors from E through G impulse.
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      Latest: Minimum Diameter F Rocket Nytrunner, Aug 19, 2019 at 6:45 PM
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    6. High Power Rocketry (HPR)

      Rockets using motors from H impulse upwards.
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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: M1550R core dimensions jd2cylman, Aug 19, 2019 at 3:53 AM
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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: SpaceX Style Nose Cone in OR? Rex R, Aug 19, 2019 at 5:52 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: Multi-Pad-Launch-Controller Question Mike Haberer, Aug 15, 2019 at 10:17 AM
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    10. Recovery

      Discussions about anything regarding getting your rocket to come back safely.
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      Latest: Chute Release ebruce1361, Aug 19, 2019 at 7:32 PM
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    1. Techniques

      Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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      Latest: Plastidip on rockets? Wallace, Aug 19, 2019 at 7:37 PM
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    2. Scratch Built

      For the modeler that enjoys building from the ground up.
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      Latest: Stop Sign Test Bed with AirBrake Recovery BEC, Aug 19, 2019 at 7:03 PM
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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: Expanse MCRN torpedo project Bill S, Aug 18, 2019 at 12:46 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: Request for help with PETG Charles_McG, Aug 19, 2019 at 6:56 PM
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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: New Estes B/G Ez2cDave, Aug 19, 2019 at 3:32 PM
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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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    7. Competition Rocketry

      Talk about competition rocketry here. Anything from informal club competitions to FAI internationals.
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      Latest: Lack of Interest In Contest Flying High Desert Rocketry, Aug 16, 2019 at 9:18 PM
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    8. Cardstock Rocketry

      Rockets built from paper and/or cardstock.
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      Latest: Card Model design rocketsharma, Aug 15, 2019 at 1:37 PM
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    9. Oddrocs

      Rockets that are just....different.
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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: On the fence??? jd2cylman, Aug 18, 2019 at 4:01 AM
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    3. Latest: Anthony Hotel mrwalsh85, Aug 16, 2019 at 4:46 PM
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    1. National Events

      Discussion area for National (or International!) events.
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      Latest: LDRS 38 ECayemberg, Aug 19, 2019 at 7:24 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: URRG August Family Picnic Launch Aug 17 -18 Bobfly, Aug 19, 2019 at 3:15 AM
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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: 10 August contest poll cwbullet, Aug 13, 2019 at 11:34 PM
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    4. Canadian Rocketry

      Discussion area for rocketry activities in Canada
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      Latest: Canadian Electronics midpower_madness, Aug 19, 2019 at 6:32 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: RF Approved: Cherokee-G Limited Run Kit nabooengineer, Aug 19, 2019 at 3:36 PM
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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: Squirrel Works Arapaho-E rharshberger, Aug 18, 2019 at 10:35 PM
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    3. Rocketry Deal Forum

      This forum is for you to post eBay, Amazon, Craigslist, Facebook and other rocketry specific deals you have found.
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      Latest: Hobby Lobby Clearance cwbullet, Aug 17, 2019 at 4:35 PM
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    4. 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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      Latest: Liner for 75mm 3840 case. jbr, Aug 19, 2019 at 5:03 PM
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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: Trouble uploading picture in reply Angie, Aug 14, 2019 at 6:00 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: Photo test jim_kc, Aug 10, 2019
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