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TitleRating#AltitudeLengthDiameterWeightMotor DiameterDescription
DSCN4048.JPG A - ELECTRONIX - RTX/GPS
Like 0 Just the cover build for the RTX tracker.... and some modifications after the first flight. Update 04/29/2017 - Making a new cover for my RTX that was lost on the last flight, Did not secure the end that well and it came off due the harsh way down. Rtx st
DSCN3545.JPG A - ELECTRONIX - WHISTLE GPS
Like 0 Just the cover build for the TAG / WHISTLE tracker
8f6e5bbee7d447a6Md.jpg A - EXPERIMENT - TRIM
Like 0 Information about Spin adjustments with fin trims.  All pictures and video's provides by Jason Cook.
DSCN6612.JPG A - EXPERIMENTAL MOTOR BUILD
Like 0 After seeing a few video's for days, I decided to make some experimental sugar motors, will start with a 38 mm size motor an see how that works. Will probably also make an experimental rocket to launch those motors ands not destroying my own fleet. Update
DSCN0075.JPG A - EXPERIMENTAL NOSE CONE
Like 0 23.00"
58.42cm
4.00"
10.16cm
Just an experimental nose cone to be used on all existing 4" rockets. Has bay for RTX/ GPS and Radio. Update 08/19/2018 - Today I did some work on the nose cone, inserted the bay and rings inside and secured them with epoxy, also glued in the 75 mm retain
DOG TRACK.jpg A - GPS DOG TRACK
Like 0 Ordered a new GPS tracker, Whistle gave up too many times and had monthly fees, If this has no monthly fees than I keep it. https://gpsdogtrack.com/products/gps-dog-tracker
chiclet A - ROCKET CARGO BOX
Like 0 76.00"
193.04cm
32.00"
81.28cm
Got my hands on a FREE cargo box, need keys and will paint it in the color of the car. Right now I cleaned it, sanded it and used automotive primer. Will sand it with 400 grid before applying the paint coat. It is around 76" long and approx.32" wide. Just
chiclet A - ROCKET SHIPPING BOX
Like 0 Possible Shipping box for Grizzly or any other rocket. It holds a 60" / 4" diameter rocket and nose cone/ upper bay. Also, compartments for small tools are available. All put together with 1/4" plywood and strips to enforce it. Cover closes really tight.
A - ROCKET TOOLS
Like 0 http://www.rocketreviews.com/tools.shtml http://archive.rocketreviews.com/tools.shtml
DSCN7003.JPG A - ROCKET TRANSPORTER
Like 0 Made a platform to transport my rocket in an easier way and still space enough in the car. Platform fits nice in the car, just need some feet like 8" in front and 11" in the back, gives me space enough to accommodate the tool boxes. Update 04/11/2021 - Dr
A - TENNA
Like 0 New GPS device ! https://www.gotenna.com/?fbclid=IwAR0zCjSR5chWO0Lra7AJHGVW86d_H7Qmpua6TCSMv21_aAJropLtHwGLodo
50470044_2073383946062267_6905840329979592704_n.jpg A 1 - STREAMER 130 feet
Like 0 1608.00"
4084.32cm
10.00"
25.40cm
Experimental for now - 130" feet long / 10" wide streamer RED. Just for tracking. Hopefully it might also be used to slow down decent of rocket. Still working on the concept. Buddy Rocketman Michaelson made me a 85"  feet streamer / 10" wide and 84 feet l
A 2 - STREAMER 80 feet
Like 0 1008.00"
2560.32cm
10.00"
25.40cm
Ordered another streamer from Rocketman Buddy, that fits my 3" rockets. Update 07/27/2019 - Streamer came in today. looks great 80 feet / 10 inch.
AA - ITEMS LIST
Like 0 This is a list of items that I need to bring for my Trips outWest Like Kansas and F.A.R. Not sure If I will be driving or Flying to these locations : Most small tools will be packet in the shipping box, like / screw drivers /  masking tape / Blue & Wh
IMG_4780.JPG ASCENDER
85.0
1 users
5 1777ft
541.63m
42.00"
106.68cm
2.00"
5.08cm
1.09lb.
494.42g
29mm
ESTES KIT - rocket, has paypload bay
DSCN0014.JPG B(F)IR
Like 0 110.00"
279.40cm
12.00"
30.48cm
75.00lb.
34.02kg
98mm-98MM - 75 MM
Oh Boy, what did I start.... A BFR building project, for now I really do not know how it will look, but it's gonna be huge !! haha. Had a real heavy duty Cardboard tube from work (outdoor screening) like 8 feet long. And some plywood. So I got that in my
FEJ  ONE.jpg BALLOON - HIGH ALTITUDE
Like 0 60.00"
152.40cm
60.00"
152.40cm
2.87lb.
1.30kg
High altitude balloon attempt for later this year. Most of the parts are ready to go, just waiting on a few camera's for interval still images, Eric might have his video camera ready, Jason will provide the GPS and tracking, and I will get my WHISTLE dog
IMG_4778.JPG BLACK HEAT
Like 4 2317ft
706.22m
43.00"
109.22cm
2.00"
5.08cm
2.00lb.
0.91kg
29mm
Totaly build from scratch !!, cardstock with a few layers of Fiberglass - very strong, Can come down with no patrachute and still survive the drop with no damage. Proven ! Forgot the parachute one time. Fins have metal leading edge, Might just go close to
IMG_4779.JPG BLUE STREAK
Like 3 1750ft
533.40m
46.85"
119.00cm
1.50"
3.81cm
1.28lb.
0.58kg
29mm
One of my very first scratch build rockets, made from cradstock kitchen lineer rolls. Long and skinny rocket with kinda small fins, but flies great. No high flyer, cannot accomodate TAG, so I keep that one low, below 1500 feet.
DSCN4224.JPG EXODUS
Like 4 15418ft
4699.41m
56.00"
142.24cm
2.63"
6.68cm
5.94lb.
2.69kg
54mm
And yes I'm building a new rocket, The HiTech 45 and Eric his flash rocket inspired me to build a minimum 54 mm MM diameter fast rocket. The parts are LOC air-frames partly donated by Clayton and also a nice blue tube Av bay !! Thanks Clayton !!! The leng
18518060_10213846321979063_8337940030151192766_o.jpg EXTREME DESTINATION
Like 0 2 stage project to start in 10 years from now or so.... Uploaded some images what I want to build, like 75 mm MM (6XL) for booster and 54 mm MM (6XL) for upper stage.
IMG_6977.JPG GRIZZLY
Like 0 91.00"
231.14cm
4.00"
10.16cm
15.01lb.
6.81kg
94mm-minimum rocket
Here is the plan.............. long story.. Making a 98 mm MM rocket that is capable to hold a O3400 motor....But might never fly on that motor.. Just the art of building and try to follow Jason in his foot steps going to Black rock in 2017. Going to that
DSCN3587.JPG HELL CAT
90.0
3 users
6 8352ft
2545.69m
58.00"
147.32cm
4.00"
10.16cm
6.61lb.
3.00kg
54mm-Rebuild from 38
My second 4" Rocket from my buddy Eric, had a Cato and threw it away. I saved the best parts and bought some items to rebuild it. Has very nice fins and flies great, did one wrap of Carbon Fiber and one Fiberglass coat to give it more strength and that wo
17f3b49ddf384e4aOrg.jpg HELL CAT II
Like 11 5080ft
1548.38m
73.25"
186.06cm
4.00"
10.16cm
10.98lb.
4.98kg
58mm
This is the original Torrent from Eric, re-build and has a longer nose VK, for experimental RTX and radio's. All the same just a VK nose cone that is much longer than the original one. Update 01/24/2019 - Just found out that I have to adjust the trims to
IMG_4782.JPG HI-TECH I
95.0
2 users
4 3800ft
1158.24m
49.75"
126.37cm
2.63"
6.68cm
2.09lb.
0.95kg
29mm-
38mm-Adapter
This is my first real LOC rocket - that can accommodate motors from 29 mm to 38 mm - have adapter. My LEVEL 1 Rocket, flies great and very stable. Fins are trough the wall construction. Also did an fiberglass wrap around the fins to give those more streng
DSCN3518.JPG HI-TECH II - REB.
95.0
2 users
2 3600ft
1097.28m
53.00"
134.62cm
2.63"
6.68cm
3.29lb.
1.49kg
38mm
After a ballistic re entry the first HiTech was actually completely destroyed, except for the fincan and fins, They were still in great shape, so I decide to rebuild the original HiTech 45 rocket. Update 07/08/2016 - Started to rebuild the HiTech II, the
DSCN7702.JPG HI-TECH III - REB.
95.0
2 users
0 53.00"
134.62cm
2.63"
6.68cm
1.25lb.
0.57kg
38mm
Had a 'little' zipper when I launched last time at the NEFAR Bunnell blast November 2017. Drogue did not deploy, and main came out under high speed decent and resulted in a 10" zipper in the upper air frame. Nothing else was hurt, not even the fins or the
DSCN3594.JPG LIGHTNING
Like 7 10759ft
3279.34m
67.50"
171.45cm
3.00"
7.62cm
6.17lb.
2.80kg
54mm
Short 3" rocket, high flier. Build from scratch, Cardboard and two wraps of Carbon fiber and two wraps of fiberglass. Very small fins. Av Bay is integrated inside the rocket with NO switch band. Fins have metal leading edges. Rocket will fly up to Mach 1.
IMG_6973.JPG MERLIN
Like 5 10273ft
3131.21m
99.00"
251.46cm
4.00"
10.16cm
17.64lb.
8.00kg
75mm
Here we go again.... Got some parts from a dark star CATO from Deep, Clayton's friend.... The fins separated clean from the body tube, yes all 6 of them ! The lower part of the tube has some light cracks, but that can be fixed with carbon fiber glassing.
DSCN3597.JPG PHOENIX
85.0
1 users
8 6286ft
1915.97m
70.50"
179.07cm
3.00"
7.62cm
9.25lb.
4.20kg
54mm
Double finned rocket, concept from dark star. Scratch build. ?3 layers of fiberglass wrapped around a card-stock tube. Soaked with epoxy. Had CATO with this rocket and was completely burned inside. Rebuild the rocket and it seems to be stronger then befor
DSCN7403.JPG PROJECT X
Like 2 14498ft
4418.99m
105.00"
266.70cm
4.00"
10.16cm
15.00lb.
6.80kg
75mm
UNKNOWN Project for now, just wanna built something that might fly high, thinking about a 6 XL 75 mm motor mouth, don't want to spent $$$, looking for part and put it all together as I go and find stuff. Contacted Bernie and see what he has. Update 01/03/
DSCN7444.JPG PROJECT X II
Like 0 105.00"
266.70cm
4.00"
10.16cm
15.00lb.
6.80kg
75mm
This rocket had a great launch at AIRFEST 29 in KANSAS in September 2023, but the flight did not ended good, at 14 K the rocket separated probably due to the high Mach 2 forces. Came down in sections, nose cone and upper bay not damages, booster and AvBay
DSCN3600.JPG RED HEAT
Like 9 7252ft
2210.41m
72.00"
182.88cm
3.00"
7.62cm
11.11lb.
5.04kg
54mm
Build from scratch, 3 layers of Kevlar wraps over a cardstock tube, all soaked in epoxy !Fins though the wall, and tip to tip fiberglassed, also 2 layers of fiberglass wraps over the rocket frames. Had a CATO with this rocket that fried the whole inner se
DSCN4045.JPG THUNDER STRUCK
Like 3 13654ft
4161.74m
107.00"
271.78cm
4.00"
10.16cm
15.63lb.
7.09kg
75mm
Dam. Yes scary shit, Was in hospital with work related injuries (Hip broken), So Jason Cook, sent me a 4" frame and a 75 mm motor mouth.... SO that's where this story starts.. I started building in August 2014...little by little, actually not so motivated
DSCN3603.JPG TOMACH
95.0
1 users
8 7474ft
2278.08m
76.50"
194.31cm
3.00"
7.62cm
9.84lb.
4.46kg
54mm
Ah Tomach, yes ! Expected a lot from this rocket but nop, has a very nasty roll in the flight ! Fins seems to be warped a bit !! Flies good on lower speeds, but has a severe problem when it reaches Mach 1 speeds !! Rocket is nice looking and I will give t
chiclet TOMACH II
Like 1 3485ft
1062.23m
83.00"
210.82cm
3.00"
7.62cm
11.00lb.
4.99kg
54mm
Well, the original Tomach had a incredible bad flight in October 2021 came down ballistic and got badly damaged. The fin can and lower booster part survived. Some parts are still usable like shock cords and the AvBay and sled. These parts will all be refu
IMG_5214.JPG ULTRA VIOLENT EXPRESS II
Like 1 1849ft
563.58m
4.00"
10.16cm
16.22lb.
7.36kg
The ULTRA VIOLENT EXPRESS had a CATO on May 20, 2023. Body and fin can heavily damaged. Motor casing ripped in two. All replaced by Bernie. The upper bay and nose cone are fine, Also the shock cords and streamer are fine and streamer will be resew and a b
DSCN3606.JPG ULTRA-VIOLENT EXPRESS
Like 9 5646ft
1720.90m
73.50"
186.69cm
4.00"
10.16cm
16.26lb.
7.38kg
75mm
And yes, a new project... Jeff gave me this rocket because it was over over build and heavy and had only a 38 mm MM in it... I started already as far as I can taking out the old motor block and try, really trying to get that out for a 75 mm MM, yes a 75 m
IMG_4781.JPG VAGABOND
87.5
4 users
9 926ft
282.24m
36.00"
91.44cm
1.64"
4.17cm
0.44lb.
199.58g
24mm
My very first rocket kit !! Nice looking and flies great on 24 mm ESTES motors. Had a few CATO's with bad motors.... but like to rebuild things, so now it's a lot strong er.
DSCN3589.jpg ZODIAC CRUISER
Like 5 9813ft
2991.00m
63.00"
160.02cm
3.00"
7.62cm
6.83lb.
3.10kg
54mm
Tim gave me this fin can after he got a CATO with his ZODIAC rocket at the Bunnell Blast NEFAR field on April 9, 2016. It got me interested having this fin can because it has a 54 mm MM !! And the fins look great also! I'm planning to rebuild this rocket,
DSCN0102.JPG ZODIAC CRUISER II
Like 4 6124ft
1866.60m
69.00"
175.26cm
3.00"
7.62cm
7.00lb.
3.18kg
54mm
This rocket is a rebuild / extended version of the Original ZODIAC CRUISER. Just extended it + 6" so that it can hold a main in the top / nose cone bay. For building detail see ZODIAC CRUISER. Update 02/17/2020 - Tim gave me the original tube so I cut 6"