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Barry Harmon's Page

AKA: Tarasdad

Location: California City, CA

Biography:

I'm a new rocketeer, just getting started in the hobby.

Favorite Quote:

To Infinity, and beyond!

RocketReviews.com Pages:

2012-11-24

Vagabond

Flight

Perfect flight. Arrow straight off the rod, ejection just past apogee. Couldn't ask for better. - Estes D12-5 - MDARS Aerial Acres [More]

Estes V2

Flight

Arced to he right slightly off the rod. No wind so it didn't weathervane. Ejection just past apogee. Lengthened shock cord after the last flight, seemed to work. - Estes D12-5 - MDARS Aerial Acres [More]

2012-11-21

Estes STM 012 (Kit)

Review

Brief The Estes STM 012 is a tall, slim sport rocket designed for E impulse motors. It stands an impressive 44.4" tall whan completed. Components Kit contents include: 2x slotted body tubes 2 sheets of laser cut balsa fins Estes red coupler Moulded plastic nose ... [More]

2012-11-06

Aerotech ISQY Tomahawk (Kit)

Review

Brief This is Aerotech\'s semi-scale model of the IQSY Tomahawk sounding rocket. Components The kit includes: 1 slotted body tube 1 payload section Plastic nosecone 4 plastic fins 2 FIN-LOK rings 29mm motor tube 2 centering rings Tube coupler ... [More]

2012-10-29

Mixing Epoxy

Tip

I use cleaned pet food containers (plastic) for mixing epoxy. They are open enough to allow you to keep the epoxy in a thin layer to avoid an exothermal reaction yet deep enough to concentrate the epoxy for thorough mixing. Once dried the epoxy will release from the flexible plastic and allow the ... [More]

2012-10-27

Estes V2

Flight

Perfect launch and flight. Nosecone and parachute separated from the body at ejection due to a too-short Kevlar shock cord. Since corrected. - Estes D12-5 - MDARS Aerial Acres [More]

IQSY Tomahawk

Flight

Maiden flight. Gorgeous FAST launch and ascent, ejection just after apogee. 2+ minutes to descend on stock chute. - G80-10 - MDARS Aerial Acres [More]

Tara

Flight

Maiden flight of my Estes Big Bertha "Tara" on a C6-5. Beautiful slow, majestic liftoff and perfect flight. Deployed just after apogee and came to rest 60' or so from the pad. Couldn't have asked for a better maiden flight. - C6-5 - MDARS Aerial Acres [More]

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