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High Power / Re: starting buy level 3
« on: November 01, 2017, 07:43:45 AM »
Hi RHaufman,
Letting the club know about your intent to Certify L3 is appreciated but not needed yet. I will start by asking are you going to cert through the NAR or Tripoli? Either way you do it I have some information to send you. I would also like to know your name so I could add a file in my records for you. Could you send me an email as well so I have a direct way to communicate with you? My email address is mdrocket@rochester.rr.com

I look forward to helping mentor you through you L3 process.
Mike Dutch

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High Power / Re: L3 Wildman Extreme
« on: October 24, 2017, 03:18:16 PM »
OK so since your going through Tripoli, you will need two TAP's to approve your build. Can you put together a proposal so we can send it off to Jim Livingston so he can be your second TAP. Jim comes up from SC every year to his house on Conesus Lake every summer. he is a club member and comes to the launches and flies with us while he's here but I don't think he is on the club forum. You only need one TAP to witness the flight but two have to sign off on the build.
I can give you Jim's Email and Phone number but not on a public forum. Let me know if you would like to contact him.

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High Power / Re: L3 Wildman Extreme
« on: October 24, 2017, 07:54:59 AM »
Dave, remind me please, NAR or TRA L3? I've been following along with the whole Build process and you've been doing a beautiful job. Just let me ask please, can you give me at least a weeks notice that you are going to go for your cert flight. I didn't know that you were planning on trying in September until the Monday after, this way we can make sure that I haven't planned anything else and can be there for you. Like for this October Launch, I already have two L3 Certs to do and Sunday is my 24 wedding anniversary and I plan to leave by 1 PM to go take Linda to dinner.
So it would help if a head of time that I knew that you were planning on trying for a certain launch.
Thanks, Dutch

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Events / Just an FYI.
« on: August 22, 2017, 02:21:42 PM »
Greg Young from MARS just announced that they are hosting NAR's NSL (National Sport Launch) on memorial weekend next year instead of NYPOWER.

I want to wish the hard working Good people of MARS lots of luck with this event.

Dutch

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Events / Re: July 29 -30 Launch
« on: July 22, 2017, 10:19:19 AM »
Hi Luke, we always have a few 1010 rails set up on the range. What size motor are you planning to fly in your rocket?

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Events / July 29 -30 Launch
« on: July 14, 2017, 06:35:17 PM »
I'm really looking forward to this Launch. Due to my involvement as BFR Manager at URRF 4 I wasn't able to fly any of the rockets I had planned to there. So I will be doing my best to fly them all in July. Any Idea if the Launch tower will be available to use at least with the 1515 rail on it? A Mega Weasel with a 1515 on it would work, but I would really like to use the tower if possible. Also due to the last minute rain shower on Sunday at URRF 4, two of my Level 3 Certifications had to scrap their effort, both plan to be at the July Launch so other than my flights that I want to do I'll be helping them with theirs too.
No matter what, July should be an interesting launch to be at, looking forward to it. Who is the Launch Director for that launch by the way?
Inquiring minds want to know. :)

7/18 update; I was just contacted by another L3 Cert candidate who was not able to make it to URRF 4. He is also hoping to be at the July launch to try to achieve his L3 Cert. Looks like I'm going to be busy again. At least Larry, our new Prefect, can handle any and all L1 and L2 Certs, see ya all there.

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Beginner's Corner / Re: OpenRocket, unexpected results...
« on: May 28, 2017, 07:19:26 AM »
Don't you just love it when someone takes the time to figure it out, and then answers their own question? Good for you sir.

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Events / Re: SLI Launch?
« on: March 03, 2017, 07:00:09 AM »
To the two teams doing their NASA SLI launches out in Potter this Saturday Morning, I want to wish both of them the best of luck with their flights. To the Cornell team under Dan Sheerer and the RPI team under Jody Johnson.
GOOD LUCK GUYS, GOOD LUCK........

Mike Dutch

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Events / Re: SLI Launch?
« on: February 18, 2017, 08:17:32 AM »
Wow, that sucks. Well I wish them better luck for the next launch.

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Events / SLI Launch?
« on: February 05, 2017, 09:37:20 AM »
So how did the SLI launch with the team from Cornell go yesterday?

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Events / Re: 2017 launches
« on: January 05, 2017, 11:42:51 PM »
Don, if all your waiting on is a few/couple of the BOD to respond with their approval. Would it be possible to assume that they, through their silence, are giving their approval?

Just asking in deference to Ken K. maybe at least post the possible dates here on this forum for now?

Please don't beat me too hard if I'm pushing things here.  ::) ;D ;D

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Events / Re: 2017 launches
« on: December 29, 2016, 08:01:06 AM »
Yes, inquiring minds would like to know.

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Events / Re: Black Friday launch - any onsite vendors?
« on: November 12, 2016, 10:48:10 AM »
Rick, what Riley said...........

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High Power / Re: Started my next project - 1/22 scale Saturn IB
« on: October 08, 2016, 09:15:37 AM »
See, there is a method to my madness........

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High Power / Re: Started my next project - 1/22 scale Saturn IB
« on: October 07, 2016, 08:20:53 AM »
Nice build Dave, subscribed as well :D

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