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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: Forum Games - Word Association (for ALL TRF'rs) K'Tesh, Nov 19, 2019 at 8:37 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: SpaceX Falcon Heavy Switch, Nov 18, 2019 at 7:14 AM
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    3. MicroMaxx (MMX)

      Rockets that fly on the Quest MicroMaxx motors.
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      Latest: Igniters Ez2cDave, Oct 16, 2019
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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: Somewhere, Over the Rainbow les, Nov 19, 2019 at 3:12 AM
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    6. High Power Rocketry (HPR)

      Rockets using motors from H impulse upwards.
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      Latest: Motor Ejection and Dual Deployment g.pitts, Nov 19, 2019 at 5:00 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: help with some old ProDyne Inc motors Lawndart, Nov 19, 2019 at 2:20 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: BRB USB Interface John Kemker, Nov 19, 2019 at 10:08 AM
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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: Tower Launcher for 18mm body tube. Ez2cDave, Nov 19, 2019 at 12:36 AM
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    10. Recovery

      Discussions about anything regarding getting your rocket to come back safely.
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      Latest: 16 gram CO2 in Raptor? jrkennedy2, Nov 17, 2019 at 2:39 AM
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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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    2. [Restricted]Youth Advanced Topics

      Advanced topics discussion area, including motor technology, for youth members.
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    3. [Restricted] School and University Discussions

      Contact cwbullet via private conversation to be admitted.
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    1. Techniques

      Share your modeling techniques with other builders.
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      Latest: Technique building history? RocketRev, Nov 19, 2019 at 4:33 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... K'Tesh, Nov 18, 2019 at 10:32 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: Desktop CNC Revival Rob702Martinez, Nov 19, 2019 at 5:52 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: R/C BG Help aerostadt, Nov 17, 2019 at 3:48 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: Terrier Malemute 1/5.2 scale build and info Charles_McG, Nov 16, 2019 at 7:22 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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      Latest: Matchstick Rocket Truck Tyler P, Nov 18, 2019 at 2:30 PM
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    9. Oddrocs

      Rockets that are just....different.
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      Latest: Is this odd enough Funkworks, Oct 27, 2019
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    1. LDRS Announcements

      LDRS 35 Announcements
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      Latest: LDRS39 Evolvant, Oct 30, 2019
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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: LDRS 39 Questions Evolvant, Oct 30, 2019
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    1. National Events

      Discussion area for National (or International!) events.
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      Latest: BALLS 28 Scott S, Nov 10, 2019
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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 Launch Potter NY 18K Nov 16,17 Larry W, Nov 19, 2019 at 6:41 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: the LAUNCH CANADA challenge Dipstick, Nov 13, 2019 at 9:29 PM
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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, Nov 19, 2019 at 3:17 AM
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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: E12-4 CATOs DeltaVee, Nov 18, 2019 at 9:34 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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      Latest: Estes Clearance Kits Jeff Curtis, Nov 5, 2019
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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: Parachutes Rocketjunkie, Nov 19, 2019 at 7:34 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: User Name Question neil_w, Nov 1, 2019
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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_Photos Fattbank64, Nov 4, 2019
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