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by dixontj
Wed Mar 16, 2016 6:21 pm
Forum: Build Threads
Topic: Madcow 54mm Tomach
Replies: 10
Views: 5698

Re: Madcow 54mm Tomach

by dixontj
Tue Mar 01, 2016 6:59 am
Forum: Techniques
Topic: Mold Release Technique
Replies: 9
Views: 4655

Re: Mold release question

Hey guys thank you for the responses. I have actually moved on to another method. So far I have pulled out two small tubes with success and no hassle. Best of all I don't have to wait 24 hours for the de-mold and there is not much time wasted on prepping the mandrel. I'll share the technique later ...
by dixontj
Tue Feb 23, 2016 6:09 pm
Forum: Break Room
Topic: TRF Removal
Replies: 14
Views: 6773

Re: TRF Removal

They also hid all of the threads I created which have an immense amount of good information and pictures (in my opinion, I guess). Kind of like the rulers of times past. Just rewrite history and be done with it. Hmm... come to think of it... right down the ally of a certain man with a name that sta...
by dixontj
Tue Feb 23, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: Break Room
Topic: TRF Removal
Replies: 14
Views: 6773

Re: TRF Removal

Hmm... I only see content roughly equivalent to the TRF archive files. Nothing before late '08.
by dixontj
Sun Feb 07, 2016 1:36 pm
Forum: Build Threads
Topic: Shepherd of Fire - Mudrock 2016 Project
Replies: 11
Views: 8941

Re: Shepherd of Fire - Mudrock 2016 Project

Sounds fabulous. Really like the fin approach!
by dixontj
Sat Feb 06, 2016 7:10 am
Forum: Materials
Topic: Tools!
Replies: 7
Views: 3834

Re: Tools!

Wow, Dan you must have tons of room for that big iron!
by dixontj
Thu Jan 28, 2016 6:58 am
Forum: Research Rocket Motors
Topic: Flying a Pressure Transducer!
Replies: 2
Views: 2781

Re: Flying a Pressure Transducer!

Should be an interesting project!
by dixontj
Wed Dec 09, 2015 9:11 pm
Forum: Build Threads
Topic: 3.72" Proteus Downscale
Replies: 22
Views: 11038

Re: 3.72" Proteus Downscale

FMarvinS wrote:Hi Dan,

I'm thoroughly enjoying your build thread. I'm curious, why did you decide not to extend the fin slots fully aft which would have been an easier path? The only recommendation is to "speed up" your posting of progression in your build (LOL)!

Regards,
Fred


+1. Nice build.
by dixontj
Sun Dec 06, 2015 1:56 pm
Forum: Techniques
Topic: My method of balsa nose cone finishing
Replies: 3
Views: 3203

Re: My method of balsa nose cone finishing

Many years back I used spackle as a way to smooth fillets. The durability seemed fine, but it was on a white rocket and the spackle area yellowed badly within a year or so. Never used it again.

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