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3 weeks 6 days ago #10172 by DeltaVee
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I don't know about anyone else... but for me, it is a VERY satisfying moment when you defeat the dreaded rocketus-eatemupus (aka a tree!), regardless of the condition of the rocket! I can deal with a crash, a cato a whatnot... the only thing worse is when it's a loss and you have no idea where it is!

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3 weeks 5 days ago #10173 by deangelo54
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That is a very clever method to recover a rocket. Alas my throwing arm isn't what it used to be. Thanks for sharing your story.

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3 weeks 3 days ago #10177 by curtisheisey
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John, glad you got your Arcas back. I was bummed when I saw that get snarled by a tall tree.

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2 weeks 6 days ago #10187 by DeltaVee
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Thanks Curtis... sometimes good fortune comes in dribs & drabs, sometimes it comes in a flood. For me so far this year (at least as far as rocketry goes) I'd say it's closer to the latter! I've had the luck "hat-trick" so to speak...

Now all I need to do is figure out a way that I can fly my rockets and keep them pristine looking! Then I

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2 weeks 6 days ago - 2 weeks 6 days ago #10188 by tlainhart
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DeltaVee wrote: Now all I need to do is figure out a way that I can fly my rockets and keep them pristine looking!


Should we start addressing you as "The Man of La Mancha"?
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2 weeks 5 days ago #10194 by DeltaVee
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tlainhart wrote:

DeltaVee wrote: Now all I need to do is figure out a way that I can fly my rockets and keep them pristine looking!


Should we start addressing you as "The Man of La Mancha"?


Sure... But I don't think I could sing " The Impossible Dream" quite as well as Richard Kiley, though.

Missed you at the launch yesterday, though!

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