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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: Post a pic that makes you LOL Sooner Boomer, Feb 29, 2020 at 9:37 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: Rocket flight physics JohnCoker, Feb 29, 2020 at 5:27 AM
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    3. MicroMaxx (MMX)

      Rockets that fly on the Quest MicroMaxx motors.
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      Latest: MMX Saucers ???? ThreeJsDad, Feb 9, 2020
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    4. Low Power Rocketry (LPR)

      Rockets using motors 1/4A through D impulse.
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      Latest: Custom Rockets Galaxy 2-stage vjrockey, Feb 29, 2020 at 5:47 AM
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    5. Mid Power Rocketry (MPR)

      Rockets using motors from E through G impulse.
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      Latest: Revisiting the Estes Maxi Brute V-2... James Duffy, Feb 29, 2020 at 5:53 AM
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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: New AT motors certified this month grouch, Feb 29, 2020 at 4:09 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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    9. Ground Support

      Ground Support and Launch Equipment - if it doesn't fly, it goes here.
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      Latest: A launch controller design for idiots??? Voyager1, Feb 29, 2020 at 5:03 AM
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    10. Recovery

      Discussions about anything regarding getting your rocket to come back safely.
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    1. [Restricted]Research

      Topics related to Research motors. Specific details, including motor formulas, are welcome. Want access? Read this
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    3. Latest: My First Two Stager - Boosted Patriot Build BABAR, Feb 28, 2020 at 9:30 PM
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    1. Techniques

      Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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      Latest: Best Way to Down-size a 4" Nosecone Shoulder PatD, Feb 29, 2020 at 5:22 AM
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    2. Scratch Built

      For the modeler that enjoys building from the ground up.
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      Latest: Build thread: Blackfish afadeev, Feb 29, 2020 at 3:28 AM
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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: Estes Corkscrew specs Dipstick, Feb 21, 2020
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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: Ordered me a CR-10 V2 rharshberger, Feb 29, 2020 at 5:30 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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    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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    8. Cardstock Rocketry

      Rockets built from paper and/or cardstock.
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      Latest: Model Minutes G-75 Carrier aerostadt, Feb 28, 2020 at 11:11 PM
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    9. Oddrocs

      Rockets that are just....different.
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      Latest: 1930's Rocket Model Spaceship: Who makes kits? les, Feb 29, 2020 at 12:06 AM
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    1. LDRS Announcements

      LDRS 35 Announcements
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      Latest: LDRS 40 DaveW6DPS, Feb 11, 2020
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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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    1. National Events

      Discussion area for National (or International!) events.
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      Latest: NSL 2020 robbdm, Feb 23, 2020 at 3:02 AM
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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: Indiana Rocketry March 7th and 8th Speaknoevil, Feb 28, 2020 at 1:43 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: 3D Design Constest - KC3KNM NikeMikey, Feb 14, 2020
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    4. Canadian Rocketry

      Discussion area for rocketry activities in Canada
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      Latest: Manitoba Guitarenvy, Feb 22, 2020
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    5. United Kingdom Rocketry

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

      Forum to host Sponsor related Giveaways.
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    2. 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: Wildman Holiday Sales WILDMANRS, Feb 27, 2020 at 11:40 PM
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    1. Product and Vendor Reviews

      Forum to discuss reviews of both products and Vendors. Please keep everything very civil.
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      Latest: Customer service at Boyce Aerospace KILTED COWBOY, Feb 24, 2020 at 7:39 PM
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    2. 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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    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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      Latest: ‘70s Estes Solar Launch Controller BEC, Feb 29, 2020 at 6:59 AM
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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: add thread headers dr wogz, Feb 25, 2020 at 3:27 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: hi.i want to launch rocket HVArcas, Feb 26, 2020 at 5:17 PM
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