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Sam Barone's Page

AKA: samb

Location: Plano, TX

Club Home Page: www.dars.org

RocketReviews.com Pages:

2008-04-28

QuickBurst RK1338 (Kit)

Review

Brief: A single stage 3FNC kit that has top quality components and includes absolutely everything needed to build a sturdy high power capable rocket. Construction: I was looking for a kit for my Level 1 qualification attempt. Naturally, I used the many great reports on EMRR in ... [More]

2008-04-12

QuickBurst RK1338

Flight

Weathercocked due to gusty winds; rocket was nose down at separation.Landed in a tree about 50 yards outside of the recovery area. Successful recovery with paint damage only. NAR L1 achieved - H153-10 - DARS [More]

2007-09-22

Red River Rocketry P-Chuter Xtreme

Flight

Excellent motor for the PCX. Boost was strong and straight but not so fast that you couldn't follow the flight. Not quite out of sight but not a mile long recovery hike either. - F45-8 [More]

2007-08-05

PD Rocketry Solar Sailer (Kit)

Review

Brief: A clone kit of the early '80s era Estes Solar Sailer, model #1297. This is a fantasy space vehicle and a nice builders kit. It is a single stage, 3FNC with some extra balsa structure and a nice set of decals to dress it up. The finished model looks good and flies better. ... [More]

2007-07-21

PD Rocketry Solar Sailer

Flight

very nice boost on the C6-5, parachute did not fully deploy (parawad) until maybe 200 feet which actually aided recovery on a windy day - C6-5 [More]

2007-07-14

PD Rocketry Solar Sailer

Flight

2nd flight with repaired shock cord anchor, straight boost and good recovery - B6-4 [More]

2007-07-07

PD Rocketry Solar Sailer

Flight

straight boost, shock cord separated at the anchor point, airframe spin allowed for a soft landing with no damage - B6-4 [More]

2007-02-10

Squirrel Works Gremlin

Flight

Left out the thrust ring, replace with a tape thrust ring on the nozzle end of the motor. Boost was straight up and out of my (near)sight. Also does very well in windy conditions. Great flyer ! - E9-6 [More]

Sam Barone


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