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01_daddy (2012-03-05)

My scratch built "Who's Your Daddy?", an upscale Big Daddy. 4" diameter, 34"tall. First flight, on a G53 Black Jack reload. A little squirrely off the pad, but otherwise a good flight. SARG Launch, February 18, 2012.

01_disruptor (2012-04-04)

My scratch built Ion Disruptor's second flight, on an H148 Redline. The delay grain burned through prematurely and caused the early deployment. No damage, thankfully. LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, March 3, 2012.

01_disruptor (2012-04-17)

My scratch built Ion Disruptor's first flight on a 38mm H148 Redline reload. Unfortunately, I forgot to tight the quick link and the aft section separated at ejection. Other than that, it was a nice flight. LUNAR Launch, 02/04/12.

01_executioner (2012-04-03)

My good old Executioner on an E11-3J reload. It got a little squirrely off the pad due to the wind. SARG Launch, March 10, 2012.

01_ion_disruptor (2012-12-06)

My scratch built Ion Disruptor on an H170 Metalstorm reload, drilled to an 8 second delay. Great flight! LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, 04/07/12.

01_QCC_Explorer (2012-01-20)

Estes QCC Explorer on an E9-6. Nice flight. That is one sweet flying rocket! SARG Launch, January 14, 2012.

01_stepitup_launch.MOV (2011-12-27)

My scratch built Step It Up, flying on a G53 Fast Jack motor. Maiden voyage, I used one of my homemade igniters. LUNAR Launch at Snow Ranch. March 5, 2011

01_tank_girl (2011-12-26)

First flight of my scratch built Tank Girl. 91" tall, 4" diameter transitioning to 3". This flight was on an H148 reload. I didn't get video of the launch, because they had the wrong pad chosen and I wasn't ready when it went. The upper section separated and you can see that it actually glided in the video. Other than that mishap, a successful flight. SARG launch, 12/10/11.

01_vagabond (2014-01-17)

My modified (1/8" plywood TTW fins, ejection baffle, zipperless design) Estes Vagabond on an E9-6 motor. SARG Launch, 03-16-13.

02_blood_sucker (2011-12-26)

My scratch built Blood Sucker (an upscale Mosquito) on an E9-6. SARG launch, 12/10/11.

02_disruptor (2012-04-17)

The bottom section of Ion Disruptor falling free. It suffered a broken fin on landing. LUNAR Launch, 02/04/12.

02_executioner (2012-04-03)

The wind was so strong it was dragging the Executioner on the ground. SARG Launch, March 10, 2012.

02_executioner.MOV (2011-10-02)
02_viper (2012-04-04)

My scratch built upscale EAC Viper XL. Maiden flight on a G64 White Lightning. Awesome flight! LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, March 3, 2012.

03_blood_sucker (2011-12-26)

Blood Sucker landing on its homemade chute. SARG launch, 12/10/11.

03_david (2012-04-03)

One of David Robb's rockets on an H112 Black Jack, I believe. David always puts on a good show! SARG Launch, March 10, 2012.

03_ion_disruptor (2012-12-06)

Ion Disruptor landing on its 48" nylon chute. LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, 04/07/12.

03_QCC_Explorer (2014-01-17)

QCC Explorer landing on its plastic chute. SARG Launch, January 14, 2012.

03_stepitup_landing2.MOV (2011-12-27)

Step It Up landing. LUNAR Launch at Snow Ranch. March 5, 2011

03_vector_force.MOV (2014-01-17)

My Estes Vector Force's maiden flight, on a B6-4. SARG Launch, March 12, 2011.

04_astrobee (2013-06-19)

My scale scratch built Astrobee-D. Maiden flight on an H128 White Lightning. This is what happens when you forget one of the o-rings in the motor. LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, 01-05-13.

04_bigpink.MOV (2012-06-29)

The first launch of Kit's Big Pink. LUNAR Launch at Snow Ranch. March 5, 2011

04_Blood_Sucker (2012-01-20)

The Bloodsucker on an E9-6. The delay was a little long, and I didn't have enough dog barf in it so the chute melted a little. But otherwise a good flight. Love those long burning E9's! SARG Launch, January 14, 2012.

04_david_robb (2012-12-06)

I believe this is David Robb's Vindicator on a J401 Fast Jack. LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, 04/07/12.

04_dual_deploy (2012-04-15)

A dual deploy rocket. Nice flight! SARG Launch, February 18, 2012.

04_ion (2012-04-03)

Third time's the charm! FINALLY had a good flight with my scratch built Ion Disruptor. The motor was a 29/240 fast burn H220 Blue Thunder reload. Not much video, but I'm happy with it because I didn't think I'd caught it. It moves pretty fast for a 3lb rocket. Don't blink! SARG Launch, March 10, 2012.

04_stairway (2012-01-20)

My scratch built Stairway To Heaven, on a G53 Blackjack reload. 9-1/2 feet tall, 2.6" diameter. SARG launch, 12/10/11.

05_Burt (2012-01-20)

Big Bad Burt's first flight on a G53 Fast Jack reload. I drilled the delay to 6 seconds, which was a little too long. But otherwise a great flight. Love those smoky motors! SARG Launch, January 14, 2012.

05_dueces_wild.MOV (2012-06-29)

Jeremy's Dueces Wild, two motor cluster. SARG launch, February 12, 2011.

05_kit (2014-01-17)

Kit's Squat on an H165 Redline, I believe. SARG Launch, 02/16/13.

05_kit_bertha (2012-04-15)

Kit's upscale Baby Bertha. SARG Launch, February 18, 2012.

05_monocopter.MOV (2011-08-19)

Monocopter rocket. LUNAR Launch at Snow Ranch. March 5, 2011

06_ari (2013-06-19)

Ari's obviously scratch built Sewer Pipe rocket, made out od (you guessed it!) PVC pipe and fittings. Flying on an Aerotech J500 Mojave Green. Dual deploy flight. SARG launch, 04/13/13.

06_Burt (2012-01-20)

Burt landing on his 36" neon green nylon parachute. SARG Launch, January 14, 2012.

06_executioner.MOV (2011-11-02)

My Estes Executioner on an E11-3 reload. SARG Launch, March 12, 2011.

06_tank_girl (2012-03-30)

Tank Girl returning to Earth. LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, March 3, 2012.

06_triumvirate (2012-04-15)

My scratch built Triumvirate on an E28 reload with one of my homemade igniters. SARG Launch, February 18, 2012.

07_ari (2013-06-19)

The main chute deploying at 500ft on Ari's dual deploy Sewer Pipe rocket. SARG launch, 04/13/13.

07_big_red (2012-03-30)

Wes' scratch built Big Red, on a G53 Black Jack. Great flight, Wes! LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, March 3, 2012.

07_blood (2012-06-27)

My scratch built Bloodsucker on a D12-5. LUNAR Launch, 02/04/12.

07_hybrid (2013-06-19)

Jeremy's awesome Talon 4 on a hybrid motor. SARG Launch, 03-16-13.

07_triumvirate (2012-04-15)

Triumvirate landing on its homemade chute. SARG Launch, February 18, 2012.

08_blood (2012-06-27)

Bloodsucker landing. LUNAR Launch, 02/04/12.

08_pinatarocket.MOV (2011-08-19)

Andy Cooper's new Pinata Rocket. LUNAR Launch at Snow Ranch. March 5, 2011

08_stealth (2012-04-15)

David's Stealth on a Black Jack motor. Quite an exciting flight with the bonus delay! SARG Launch, February 18, 2012.

09_2stage.MOV (2011-08-19)

A two-stage rocket. The fins stripped off the upper stage. SARG Launch, March 12, 2011.

09_igniter (2011-12-26)

Second flight attempt of Tank Girl. You can clearly see and hear the igniter blowing out of the motor. The motor was an I245 Mojave Green. SARG launch, 12/10/11.

09_kit (2012-04-15)

Another of Kit's finned rockets. SARG Launch, February 18, 2012.

09_Twins (2012-01-20)

The Twins, Fat Alpha and Fat Omega on C11-5's. Don't blink! SARG Launch, January 14, 2012.

10_kit (2012-04-15)

Kit's rocket returning on its chute. SARG Launch, February 18, 2012.

10_tank_girl (2011-12-26)

Second flight of Tank Girl, on an I245 Mojave Green reload. SARG launch, 12/10/11.

11_blood (2012-04-15)

My scratch built Blood Sucker, an upscale Mosquito, on a D12-5. It's always a fun flyer. The chute got tangled, but opened at the last minute. It landed right next to the pad. Poor man's dual deploy! SARG Launch, February 18, 2012.

12_bigpink.MOV (2012-06-29)

Kit's Big Pink on a G76, I believe. He used one of my homemade igniters. LUNAR Launch at Snow Ranch. March 5, 2011

12_dueces_wild (2012-04-17)

A two motor cluster Dueces Wild. SARG Launch, February 18, 2012.

12_soothsayer (2012-12-06)

My scratch built Soothsayer's first flight, on a 38mm G61 White Lightning reload, drilled to 6 seconds. I lost sight of it in the haze, so didn't get video of the deployment. Very nice flight, I was very happy with it. LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, 04/07/12.

13_kit.MOV (2011-08-19)

One of Kit's rockets. SARG Launch, March 12, 2011.

13_soothsayer (2012-12-06)

Soothsayer landing on its 36" nylon chute. LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, 04/07/12.

13_super_alpha (2012-04-17)

My Super Alpha on a C6-5. SARG Launch, February 18, 2012.

14_super_alpha (2012-04-17)

My Super Alpha landing with its chute tangled. Thankfully, no damage. SARG Launch, February 18, 2012.

15_pop (2012-04-17)

Shortest flight of the day! SARG Launch, February 18, 2012.

17_step_it_up.MOV (2011-12-27)

My scratchbuilt Step It Up on a G53 reload. SARG Launch, March 12, 2011.

Aaron's rocket on an Aerotech Metalstorm (2011-05-31)

Aaron's rocket on an Aerotech Metalstorm motor at Snow Ranch.

Astra_III.MOV (2014-01-17)

Quest Astra III on an Estes C6-3. Streamer recovery.

Big Daddy on a D15-7 (2011-08-21)

My Big Daddy on a D15-7 reload. Rockets make me smile! SARG launch, February 12, 2011.

bigred (2011-12-26)

Wesley's scratch built Big Red. First flight on an F52 reload. Great flight, Wes!

big_daddy.MOV (2012-09-19)

My smiley face Big Daddy rocket on a C11-3 at Snow Ranch.

bruiser1 (2012-03-30)

Jeff Proschold's LOC Bruiser EXP. The main motor was a K, I can't remember what the air start motors were. Awesome flight! LUNAR launch, March 3, 2012.

bruiser2 (2012-03-30)

Jeff's Bruiser recovering. Very cool dual deploy.

Centuri Razor (2011-10-05)

Centuri Razor tube finned rocket. On a C6-5. Wild flight! LUNAR launch at Snow Ranch, 021310.

Delta IV Heavy Launch (2011-10-16)

The builder failed to follow the directions to add nose weight.

DSCN1565.MOV (2011-11-02)

First flight of my scratch built Blood Sucker, an upscale Mosquito. Flew it on a C11-3. Thrustcurve estimated 154ft, but I'm not sure it made it that high. Landed maybe two meters from the pad. All in all, a great first flight, even though it got a little squirrely off the pad.

DSCN1567.MOV (2011-11-02)

Second launch of my scatch built Blood Sucker, this time on a D12-3. It landed in the paved parking lot, but suffered no damage other than a few paint chips and the nose weight inside the nose cone came loose. Good flight!

Executioner (2011-11-04)

My Executioner on an E11-3 reload. Love that long burn! SARG launch, February 12, 2011.

Feminine_Side (2011-10-05)

"My Feminine Side" scratch built rocket. Black with pink polka dots. First flight, Estes D11-3 motor. Streamer recovery, one fin broken on landing.

flash.MOV (2011-10-05)
halfway_there_RIP.MOV (2011-08-19)

The first and final flight of my 9 foot long "Halfway There", on an Aerotech F40 reload. Not quite sure what happened. The ejection charge did go off, but I think there was too much volume in the upper section of the rocket and not enough pressure from the charge. My first ballistic lawn dart. May it rest in peace. Or pieces. LOL LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, 04/02/11

Highjacker (2011-10-05)

Mercury Engineering Highjacker rocket. First slight, F20-4W Aerotech motor. 25 mph sustained winds at the launch site.

Hyperloc 835 flying at TCC's Dairy Aire (2011-08-19)

My Hyperloc 835 flying at TCC's Dairy Aire in Fresno yesterday. My biggest (by volume) and heaviest (6lbs) rocket yet, on my largest motor yet, an I218 Redline. It was a good flight, but it drifted quite a ways in the high winds.

jesse hall level1 (2014-01-17)

Jesse Hall's successful Level 1 flight. PML Black Brant Vb on an Aerotech H128. Nice flight! SARG Launch, 11/10/12.

Kit's E-Pod on an F30 (2011-12-06)

Kit's E-Pod on an F30. Don't blink! LUNAR Snow Ranch Launch, February 5, 2011.

Kit's Steppin' Razor (2012-03-05)

Kit's Steppin' Razor on a G76 reload. LUNAR Launch, 02/04/12.

Kit's tuber (2012-03-05)

Kit's tuber on a CTI H123 Skidmark. Love those sparkies! LUNAR Launch, 02/04/12.

Kit's tuber (2012-03-05)

Kit's tuber landing. LUNAR Launch, 02/04/12.

Kit's tuber (2012-03-05)

Kit's tuber. LUNAR Launch, 02/04/12.

Kit's tuber (2012-03-05)

Kit's tuber landing. LUNAR Launch, 02/04/12.

LOC IV (2011-09-16)
LOC IV on a Cesaroni G69 Skidmark (2011-08-27)

My LOC IV rocket on a Cesaroni G69 Skidmark motor. Awesome!

Mean Machine (2012-08-09)

Kit's pink Mean Machine. He thinks it was a C11-3, not t D12-3. LUNAR Launch, 02/04/12.

mean_machine.MOV (2012-01-06)

Mean Machine on a D12-3 at Snow Ranch.

Meat Grinder (2011-12-01)

My scratch built Meat Grinder. It has six fins, three upswept and three down. Its first flight on a 38mm G67 Redline reload. It suffered some damage on landing, one broken fin. It's repairable, though. SARG launch, 11/12/11.

Meat Grinder (2011-12-01)

Meat Grinder landing on its homemade 32" chute. I should have used a 36" instead.

Meatgrinder (2012-03-05)

Meatgrinder landing on its homemade plastic parachute. LUNAR Launch, 02/04/12.

Meatgrinder (2012-03-05)

My scratch built Meatgrinder on a 38mm G67 Redline reload. LUNAR Launch, 02/04/12.

Minnie Magg Launch (2011-10-16)
Misshapen nose cone (2014-01-17)

The first nose cone I attempted to turn. It didn't turn out very well. This is two pieces of balsa laminated together. It was going to be for my upscale Este...

MVI_1667.MOV (2011-10-06)

Estes Cosmic Cobra. Parachute and helicopter recovery. C6-5 motor. LUNAR launch at Snow Ranch, 021310.

MVI_1675.MOV (2014-01-17)

Estes Blue Ninja on a D12-5. LUNAR launch at Snow Ranch, 021310.

MVI_1709.MOV (2014-01-17)

Estes Big Daddy, on an E9-6. My first E motor. LUNAR launch at Snow Ranch, 021310.

Not So Mean Machine on an E20 (2012-02-27)

Kit's Not So Mean Machine on an E20. I didn't get much video, but it was a nice flight. SARG Launch, February 18, 2012.

Not So Mean Machine on an E20 (2012-02-27)

Kit's Not So Mean Machine landing on its pink chute. SARG Launch, February 18, 2012.

onboard_edit1 (1) (2011-10-16)
One of Kit's tube finned rockets (2011-08-19)

One of Kit's tube finned rockets on a G76. Nice flight! SARG launch, 040911.

P1000776 (2011-12-11)

My scratch built two-stage, "Stage Fright". 2xC6-0/1xD12-0 in the first stage, 1xD12-7 in the second stage. Its first flight. It kind of "land sharked". SARG launch, 11/12/11.

P1000838 (2011-12-08)

Kit's successful Level 1 cert flight, on an H128. Great flight Kit, congratulations! SARG launch, 11/12/11.

P1000839 (2011-12-08)

Kit's deployment and near catastrophic recovery. All's well that ends well, though! SARG launch, 11/12/11.

P1000861 (2012-01-20)

My scratch built "Stairway To Heaven", 9-1/2 feet tall. Its first flight, on a G53J. SARG launch, 11/12/11.

P1000897 (2011-11-19)

My scratch built "Fat Pat", her first flight on an F12J. Her nose cone came out in mid flight, which caused the sky writing. She core sampled, the damage is pretty bad. SARG launch, 11/12/11.

P1040459.MOV (2011-09-27)

Wes' V-2 rocket, on a D12-7. Good flight! Taken with my new Panasonic FZ35.

P1040461.MOV (2011-09-27)

Wes' V-2 landing.

P1040468.MOV (2011-09-27)

My scratch built Double Pumper, on a cluster of two D12-5's.

P1040529.MOV (2012-01-06)

My Estes Executioner, flying on my first reloadable motor. An Aerotech RMS 24/40, with an E18-7W reload.

P1040584.MOV (2011-09-27)

The Redneck scratch built rocket. 5-1/2 feet tall, flying on an E20-4.

P1040617.MOV (2011-08-27)
P1040618.MOV (2011-08-27)
P1050746.MOV (2012-01-06)

Testing a Pyrodex ejection charge.

P1050755.MOV (2012-01-06)

Another Pyrodex charge.

P1050799.MOV (2011-06-25)

My successful Level 1 attempt. LOC-Precision Minie Magg on an Aerotech H123 White Lightning reload in a 38mm Special case. At the TCC October Skies launch near Fresno, CA. October 16, 2010

Pipe Dream on F52 (2011-09-05)

My scratch built Pipe Dream's first launch on an F52 reload. Low and slow, but nice flight. This was at the TCC October Skies launch near Fresno, CA. October 16, 2010

q2g2_dipped.MOV (2013-04-04)

Q2G2 igniter dipped in homemade pyrogen.

qcc (2011-12-08)

My Estes QCC Explorer. First flight on a D12-3. Should have used a D12-5 instead. LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, 12/03/11.

qcc2 (2011-12-08)

QCC Explorer landing. LUNAR Snow Ranch Launch, 12/03/11.

Rocket flying on a Metalstorm motor (2011-08-25)

A rocket flying on a Metalstorm motor. LUNAR Launch at Snow Ranch. March 5, 2011

Semroc Centurion flying on an E9-6 (2011-05-29)

Wes' Semroc Centurion flying on an E9-6.

Slipstream (2011-05-31)

My scratchbuilt Slipstream on an Aerotech D76 Mojave Green reload at Snow Ranch.

slipstream (2011-08-19)

My workhorse rocket, the scratch built Slipstream on a G53 Blackjack. LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, 04/02/11

Slipstream1.MOV (2014-01-17)

My scratchbuilt Slipstream's maiden flight. Flying on a 29mm Aerotech G53 Fast Jack reloadable motor. Love the black smoke! The Slipstream is 79" long by 3" ...

The Bolt (2011-12-01)

My scratch built minimum diameter "The Bolt". Its first flight, on a C11-7. SARG launch, 11/12/11.

Tony Cooper's pinata rocket (2011-08-27)

Tony Cooper's pinata rocket - it drops candy. Very cool!

Tony Cooper's Pinata rocket (2012-03-05)

Tony Cooper's Pinata rocket. It's full of candy. LUNAR Launch, 02/04/12.

trf_croc - Copy (2014-01-17)

The Rocketry Forum Traveling Rocket, the TRF Croc, flying on an Aerotech G53-7J Fast Jack reload. Gave it a nice ride to 2900ft! SARG launch, Rocklin CA, 11/10/12.

Triumvirate (2011-10-09)
twins (2011-12-26)

My scratch built Fat Alpha and Fat Omega. Drag race on C11-5's. Don't blink! LUNAR Snow Ranch Launch, 12/03/11

Who's Your Daddy (2012-06-29)

Who's Your Daddy landing on his homemade 32" chute. Even got a thumbs up from Kit at the end! SARG Launch, February 18, 2012.

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