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K Sonesen's Page

AKA: o1d_dude

Location: NorCal

Certification Level: L1 NAR

Club Memberships: NAR,SARG,LUNAR

Favorite Rockets: Steppin' Razor

Biography:

I battle gravity.

Favorite Quote:

They lied to us.

This IS the future...Where's my jetpack?!

Club Home Page: http://www.sargrocket.org

RocketReviews.com Pages:

2018-12-08

L'il Goblin 29 (FG)

Flight

Last launch of the year and the first launch of Northern California's launch season. Beautiful straight lift, separation at apogee, and Chute Release deployment at 200 feet. Even better, it touched down between me and the car so I retrieved the rocked on the way back to my "camp". - F50-6T - ... [More]

2018-05-26

L'il Goblin 29 (FG)

Flight

Mistakenly used an overly large 30" chute but fortunately the Chute Release saved the day. Rocket came down under chute in the cars with no damage to cars, rocket, or rocketeers. - F50-6T - SARG - Gibson Ranch [More]

Bottle Bat 2.6 (Tube Fin)

Flight

It had been a long time since the last flight of this bird "Big Pink" but it did not disappoint even in the breeze. - F50-6T - SARG - Gibson Ranch [More]

2018-04-28

L'il Goblin 29 (FG)

Flight

A bit breezy today but adjustment of the rail and setting the Jolly Logic Chute Release for a 200' deployment kept the rocket on the field. - F50-6T - SARG - Gibson Ranch [More]

2018-04-14

Goblin 5.5

Flight

Beautiful day at Snow Ranch to replace the prior Saturday which had been rained out. Never rains in California, right? Used a Cesaroni J316 Pink with the delay drilled out for 8 seconds. Nice high flight and uneventful deployment of the 48" chute. Recovery was fairly easy as well. - J316 ... [More]

2018-03-10

Goblin 5.5

Flight

This was my L2 certification flight. A wind gust hit my rocket near apogee and caused an arcing flight instead of the normal staright up flight pattern. This resulted in a long retrieval hike. A successful flight other than that. - J420-9 - LUNAR - Snow Ranch [More]

2018-02-03

L'il Goblin 29 (FG)

Flight

Rocket went unstable at the end of the rail and “land-sharked” at about 200’ of altitude over the hillside and the dirt access road. Chute Release was not set for 300’ but not chute deployment was observed. Rocket and Chute release were not found. - G80-7 - LUNAR - Snow ... [More]

2017-04-22

L'il Goblin 29 (FG)

Flight

This was the maiden flight of my L'il Gobin 29. The kit required some nose weight to achieve the proper CP/CG relationship. At the moment I don't recall the amount of lead shot I epoxied into the nose cone. I also used an Estes 29mm motor retainer system which I highly recommend. I used a 30" ... [More]

2017-04-01

Goblin 5.5

Flight

Great flight. This time I used a Fruity Chutes Chute Liner to rebundle the 48" Fruity Chutes Classic main chute with the Jolly Logic Chute RElease set to deploy at 700'. Picture perfect deployment. - I366R - LUNAR - Snow Ranch [More]

2016-12-03

Goblin 5.5

Flight

Jolly Logic Chute Release and Fruity Chutes 48" Classic chute attached 2/3 point between fin can and nose cone; 18" Fruity Chutes drogue attached to nose cone by 24" shock cord. Perfect launch and clean deployment of drogue at apogee and main at 600'. - I300 - LUNAR - Snow Ranch [More]

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