Rocketry Videos

By qquake2k

01_daddy (2012-02-19)
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, ... [View]

01_daddy (2013-02-17)
Who's Your Daddy on an Aerotech G75 Blackjack. LUNAR Snow Ranch Launch, 02/02/13. [View]

01_disruptor (2012-03-04)
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 ... [View]

01_executioner (2012-03-11)
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. [View]

01_ion_disruptor (2012-04-09)
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. [View]

01_milestone (2013-02-18)
Epic failure. My first dual deploy, the scratch built Milestone. 6ft tall, 2.6" diameter, made from Blue Tube and fiberglass fins. First flight on a CTI I212 Smoky Sam, with an Adept22 altimeter. Due ... [View]

01_milestone _Copy1 (2013-03-04)
Success! Second flight of my scratch built dual deploy Milestone, and my first successful dual deploy flight. I connected the parachutes this time! Cesaroni I175 White motor, to 2731 feet. LUNAR Snow ... [View]

01_QCC_Explorer (2012-01-15)
Estes QCC Explorer on an E9-6. Nice flight. That is one sweet flying rocket! SARG Launch, January 14, 2012. [View]

01_robert (2013-01-06)
Robert's successful Level 1 flight of his King Kraken on a CTI H143 Smoky Sam. Conratulations! LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, 01-05-13. [View]

01_stepitup_launch.MOV (2011-03-06)
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 [View]

01_tank_girl (2011-12-11) (DELETED)
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 ... [View]

01_vagabond (2013-03-24)
My modified (1/8" plywood TTW fins, ejection baffle, zipperless design) Estes Vagabond on an E9-6 motor. SARG Launch, 03-16-13. [View]

02_blood_sucker (2011-12-11)
My scratch built Blood Sucker (an upscale Mosquito) on an E9-6. SARG launch, 12/10/11. [View]

02_executioner (2012-03-11)
The wind was so strong it was dragging the Executioner on the ground. SARG Launch, March 10, 2012. [View]

02_executioner.MOV (2011-04-10)
My Executioner on an E11J Fast Jack. Love the black smoke! SARG launch, 040911. [View]

02_fart (2012-05-06)
My scratch built Plasma Fart on an Aerotech H148 Redline reload. Good flight, but the nose cone popped out a little early. I think it was too loose and it over pressurized due to the vent holes for ... [View]

02_viper (2012-03-04)
My scratch built upscale EAC Viper XL. Maiden flight on a G64 White Lightning. Awesome flight! LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, March 3, 2012. [View]

03_binary (2015-03-08)
My first high power cluster. The scratch built Binary Effusion on two CTI H163 White Thunder motors. They both lit instantly. Gotta love CTI motors! LUNAR Snow Ranch Launch, 030715. [View]

03_blood_sucker (2011-12-11)
Blood Sucker landing on its homemade chute. SARG launch, 12/10/11. [View]

03_ion_disruptor (2012-04-09)
Ion Disruptor landing on its 48" nylon chute. LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, 04/07/12. [View]

03_QCC_Explorer (2012-01-15)
QCC Explorer landing on its plastic chute. SARG Launch, January 14, 2012. [View]

03_stepitup_landing2.MOV (2011-03-06)
Step It Up landing. LUNAR Launch at Snow Ranch. March 5, 2011 [View]

03_vector_force.MOV (2011-03-13)
My Estes Vector Force's maiden flight, on a B6-4. SARG Launch, March 12, 2011. [View]

04_astrobee (2013-01-06)
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. [View]

04_bigpink.MOV (2011-03-07)
The first launch of Kit's Big Pink. LUNAR Launch at Snow Ranch. March 5, 2011 [View]

04_Blood_Sucker (2012-01-15)
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, ... [View]

04_david_robb (2012-04-09)
I believe this is David Robb's Vindicator on a J401 Fast Jack. LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, 04/07/12. [View]

04_stairway (2011-12-11)
My scratch built Stairway To Heaven, on a G53 Blackjack reload. 9-1/2 feet tall, 2.6" diameter. SARG launch, 12/10/11. [View]

05_dueces_wild.MOV (2011-02-13)
Jeremy's Dueces Wild, two motor cluster. SARG launch, February 12, 2011. [View]

05_kit (2013-04-14)
Kit's pink Crayon rocket on an I200. SARG launch, 04/13/13. [View]

05_kit_bertha (2012-02-19)
Kit's upscale Baby Bertha. SARG Launch, February 18, 2012. [View]

05_monocopter.MOV (2011-03-06)
Monocopter rocket. LUNAR Launch at Snow Ranch. March 5, 2011 [View]

06_ari (2013-04-14)
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. [View]

06_executioner.MOV (2011-03-13)
My Estes Executioner on an E11-3 reload. SARG Launch, March 12, 2011. [View]

06_tank_girl (2012-03-04)
Tank Girl returning to Earth. LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, March 3, 2012. [View]

06_triumvirate (2012-02-19)
My scratch built Triumvirate on an E28 reload with one of my homemade igniters. SARG Launch, February 18, 2012. [View]

07_big_red (2012-03-04)
Wes' scratch built Big Red, on a G53 Black Jack. Great flight, Wes! LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, March 3, 2012. [View]

07_blood (2012-02-06)
My scratch built Bloodsucker on a D12-5. LUNAR Launch, 02/04/12. [View]

07_hybrid (2013-03-24)
Jeremy's awesome Talon 4 on a hybrid motor. SARG Launch, 03-16-13. [View]

08_pinatarocket.MOV (2011-03-06)
Andy Cooper's new Pinata Rocket. LUNAR Launch at Snow Ranch. March 5, 2011 [View]

09_igniter (2011-12-11)
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. [View]

10_tank_girl (2011-12-11) (DELETED)
Second flight of Tank Girl, on an I245 Mojave Green reload. SARG launch, 12/10/11. [View]

11_blood (2012-02-19)
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 ... [View]

12_bigpink.MOV (2011-03-06)
Kit's Big Pink on a G76, I believe. He used one of my homemade igniters. LUNAR Launch at Snow Ranch. March 5, 2011 [View]

12_dueces_wild (2012-02-19)
A two motor cluster Dueces Wild. SARG Launch, February 18, 2012. [View]

12_soothsayer (2012-04-09)
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 ... [View]

13_kit.MOV (2011-03-13)
One of Kit's rockets. SARG Launch, March 12, 2011. [View]

13_soothsayer (2012-04-09)
Soothsayer landing on its 36" nylon chute. LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, 04/07/12. [View]

Aaron's rocket on an Aerotech Metalstorm (2011-01-09)
Aaron's rocket on an Aerotech Metalstorm motor at Snow Ranch. [View]

Astra_III.MOV (2010-03-14)
Quest Astra III on an Estes C6-3. Streamer recovery. [View]

Big Daddy on a D15-7 (2011-02-13)
My Big Daddy on a D15-7 reload. Rockets make me smile! SARG launch, February 12, 2011. [View]

bigred (2011-12-04)
Wesley's scratch built Big Red. First flight on an F52 reload. Great flight, Wes! [View]

big_daddy.MOV (2011-01-09)
My smiley face Big Daddy rocket on a C11-3 at Snow Ranch. [View]

bruiser1 (2012-03-11)
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. [View]

Centuri Razor (2010-02-14)
Centuri Razor tube finned rocket. On a C6-5. Wild flight! LUNAR launch at Snow Ranch, 021310. [View]

DSCN1565.MOV (2011-10-21)
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 ... [View]

DSCN1567.MOV (2011-10-21)
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 ... [View]

Executioner (2011-02-13)
My Executioner on an E11-3 reload. Love that long burn! SARG launch, February 12, 2011. [View]

Feminine_Side (2010-03-14)
"My Feminine Side" scratch built rocket. Black with pink polka dots. First flight, Estes D11-3 motor. Streamer recovery, one fin broken on landing. [View]

flash.MOV (2011-01-23)
Launching rockets on Treasure Island, San Francisco. This is my old Estes Flash on a C6-5. No parachute, just tumble recovery. [View]

halfway_there_RIP.MOV (2011-04-03)
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 ... [View]

Hyperloc 835 flying at TCC's Dairy Aire (2011-05-22)
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 ... [View]

jesse hall level1 (2012-11-11)
Jesse Hall's successful Level 1 flight. PML Black Brant Vb on an Aerotech H128. Nice flight! SARG Launch, 11/10/12. [View]

Kit's E-Pod on an F30 (2011-02-06)
Kit's E-Pod on an F30. Don't blink! LUNAR Snow Ranch Launch, February 5, 2011. [View]

Kit's tuber (2012-02-06)
Kit's tuber on a CTI H123 Skidmark. Love those sparkies! LUNAR Launch, 02/04/12. [View]

Kit's tuber (2012-02-06)
Kit's tuber. LUNAR Launch, 02/04/12. [View]

Leviathan (2014-02-02)
Skip's Estes Leviathan on a G79. LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, 2/1/2014. [View]


LOC IV on a Cesaroni G69 Skidmark (2011-01-09)
My LOC IV rocket on a Cesaroni G69 Skidmark motor. Awesome! [View]

Mean Machine (2012-02-06)
Kit's pink Mean Machine. He thinks it was a C11-3, not t D12-3. LUNAR Launch, 02/04/12. [View]

mean_machine.MOV (2011-01-09)
Mean Machine on a D12-3 at Snow Ranch. [View]

Meat Grinder (2011-11-13) (DELETED)
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, ... [View]

Meatgrinder (2012-02-05)
My scratch built Meatgrinder on a 38mm G67 Redline reload. LUNAR Launch, 02/04/12. [View]


Misshapen nose cone (2013-10-13)
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 Estes X-Ray. [View]

MVI_1667.MOV (2010-02-14)
Estes Cosmic Cobra. Parachute and helicopter recovery. C6-5 motor. LUNAR launch at Snow Ranch, 021310. [View]

MVI_1675.MOV (2010-02-14)
Estes Blue Ninja on a D12-5. LUNAR launch at Snow Ranch, 021310. [View]

MVI_1709.MOV (2010-02-14)
Estes Big Daddy, on an E9-6. My first E motor. LUNAR launch at Snow Ranch, 021310. [View]

Not So Mean Machine on an E20 (2012-02-19)
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. [View]

Not So Mean Machine on an E20 (2012-02-19)
Kit's Not So Mean Machine landing on its pink chute. SARG Launch, February 18, 2012. [View]


One of Kit's tube finned rockets (2011-04-10) (NEW)
One of Kit's tube finned rockets on a G76. Nice flight! SARG launch, 040911. [View]

P1000776 (2011-11-13)
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. [View]

P1000838 (2011-11-14)
Kit's successful Level 1 cert flight, on an H128. Great flight Kit, congratulations! SARG launch, 11/12/11. [View]

P1000839 (2011-11-14)
Kit's deployment and near catastrophic recovery. All's well that ends well, though! SARG launch, 11/12/11. [View]

P1040459.MOV (2010-05-02)
Wes' V-2 rocket, on a D12-7. Good flight! Taken with my new Panasonic FZ35. [View]


P1040468.MOV (2010-05-02)
My scratch built Double Pumper, on a cluster of two D12-5's. [View]

P1040529.MOV (2010-05-02)
My Estes Executioner, flying on my first reloadable motor. An Aerotech RMS 24/40, with an E18-7W reload. [View]

P1040584.MOV (2010-05-02)
The Redneck scratch built rocket. 5-1/2 feet tall, flying on an E20-4. [View]


P1040618.MOV (2010-05-02)
My Mercury Engineering Integrator flying on a cluster of three D12-3's. Broke a fin on landing, but it's repairable. [View]

P1050799.MOV (2010-10-18)
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 [View]

Pipe Dream on F52 (2010-10-18)
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 [View]

qcc (2011-12-04)
My Estes QCC Explorer. First flight on a D12-3. Should have used a D12-5 instead. LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, 12/03/11. [View]

qcc2 (2011-12-04)
QCC Explorer landing. LUNAR Snow Ranch Launch, 12/03/11. [View]

Rocket flying on a Metalstorm motor (2011-03-06)
A rocket flying on a Metalstorm motor. LUNAR Launch at Snow Ranch. March 5, 2011 [View]

Semroc Centurion flying on an E9-6 (2010-05-02)
Wes' Semroc Centurion flying on an E9-6. [View]

shadow1 - Copy (2012-11-11)
My scratch built Shadow XXL, successful Level 2 flight on a Cesaroni J400 Smoky Sam motor. Flew to 1508ft. The rocket is 8-1/2ft tall, 5-1/2in diameter, and weighed 12lbs on the pad. SARG Launch, ... [View]

Skip (2015-01-04)
Skip's little dual deploy rocket on a G138. Don't blink! LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, 01/03/15. [View]

slipstream (2011-04-03)
My workhorse rocket, the scratch built Slipstream on a G53 Blackjack. LUNAR Snow Ranch launch, 04/02/11 [View]

Slipstream (2011-01-09)
My scratchbuilt Slipstream on an Aerotech D76 Mojave Green reload at Snow Ranch. [View]

Slipstream1.MOV (2010-12-12)
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" diameter. [View]

The Bolt (2011-11-13)
My scratch built minimum diameter "The Bolt". Its first flight, on a C11-7. SARG launch, 11/12/11. [View]

Tony Cooper's Pinata rocket (2012-02-06)
Tony Cooper's Pinata rocket. It's full of candy. LUNAR Launch, 02/04/12. [View]

Tony Cooper's pinata rocket (2011-01-09)
Tony Cooper's pinata rocket - it drops candy. Very cool! http://www.lunar.org/docs/LUNARclips/v8/v8n3/pinata_rocket_story.htm [View]

trf_croc - Copy (2012-11-11)
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. [View]

Triumvirate (2011-04-10)
First flight of my scratch built Triumvirate on an E28. No lawn dart this time! SARG launch, 040911. [View]

twins (2011-12-04)
My scratch built Fat Alpha and Fat Omega. Drag race on C11-5's. Don't blink! LUNAR Snow Ranch Launch, 12/03/11 [View]

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