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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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    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: Can you change delay on a single use motor? cerving, Jan 28, 2020 at 8:15 PM
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    3. MicroMaxx (MMX)

      Rockets that fly on the Quest MicroMaxx motors.
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      Latest: Finished up my Goblin Brian-Tampa, Jan 28, 2020 at 1:43 PM
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    4. Low Power Rocketry (LPR)

      Rockets using motors 1/4A through D impulse.
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      Latest: Help with my Estes Saturn V cerving, Jan 28, 2020 at 10:18 PM
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    5. Mid Power Rocketry (MPR)

      Rockets using motors from E through G impulse.
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      Latest: Refit USS ATLANTIS build Jim Hinton, Jan 28, 2020 at 4:23 PM
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    6. High Power Rocketry (HPR)

      Rockets using motors from H impulse upwards.
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      Latest: L1 Rockets OVER 5" diameter? Lukun7, Jan 28, 2020 at 10:44 PM
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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: Rocket Thrust Vector Control Gimbal kuririn, Jan 28, 2020 at 9:11 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: Booster Separation Control cerving, Jan 28, 2020 at 10:22 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: Relay launch controller pads Voyager1, Jan 27, 2020 at 2:37 AM
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    10. Recovery

      Discussions about anything regarding getting your rocket to come back safely.
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      Latest: Sticky Sky Angle Parachute manixFan, Jan 27, 2020 at 6:15 PM
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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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      Contact cwbullet via private conversation to be admitted.
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    3. Latest: Stage-a-saurus, a first HPR staged rocket boatgeek, Jan 27, 2020 at 6:22 PM
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    1. Techniques

      Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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      Latest: What sanding sponges are you all using? Donnager, Jan 28, 2020 at 7:46 PM
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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: Viking 7 Sounding Rocket. gna, Jan 23, 2020 at 2:05 AM
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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: Into the 3D printing pond with a Prusa Mk3 caveduck, Jan 28, 2020 at 9:32 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: Upscale Aurora Clipper rc rg for G12 motors burkefj, Jan 26, 2020 at 11:45 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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      Latest: Terrier Malemute 1/5.2 scale build and info Bruiser, Jan 26, 2020 at 4:24 AM
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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: Marvin the Martian from the Kaboom Krewe DAllen, Jan 27, 2020 at 7:24 PM
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    1. LDRS Announcements

      LDRS 35 Announcements
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      Latest: LDRS 40 troj, Jan 16, 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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      Latest: Newbie question...What is LDRS? Steve Shannon, Jan 27, 2020 at 6:08 AM
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    1. National Events

      Discussion area for National (or International!) events.
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      Latest: LDRS 39 Evolvant, Jan 26, 2020 at 10:57 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: University looking for a launch date TimothyG, Jan 25, 2020 at 1:39 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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    4. Canadian Rocketry

      Discussion area for rocketry activities in Canada
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      Latest: AARM - 50: Edmonton Alberta, Canada SavPrato, Jan 28, 2020 at 1:44 AM
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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: Do you recall Rocket Vision? cwbullet, Jan 26, 2020 at 4:21 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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    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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      Latest: Rocketry T-Shirt John Kemker, Jan 3, 2020
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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: Quest D5-P 20mm motors (labeled D5-0) cassandratoday, Jan 28, 2020 at 9:58 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: Very sneaky ad... Angie, Jan 27, 2020 at 10:32 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: Hello. Hello. Hello. John Kemker, Jan 4, 2020
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