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stefanj 07-05-2013 02:23 PM

I have a Gemini-Titan from olden days. I actually flew it once, but used B4-4 motors and it ejected about five feet off the ground.

I repaired most of the damage, but after 12 years have not gotten around to rebuilding the ****ed transparent fin can.

I would buy the Semroc fin can parts if they are available separately.

Chas Russell 07-05-2013 04:24 PM

Yes, the motors back in the '60s had paper end caps. I actually have a Centuri C6-0 with a paper end cap in it. Collector's item, no?

Even with the clay caps, I stuff some wadding or dog barf in each motor of a cluster. Learned that lesson the hard way many, many years ago. Miss the Centuri Sure-Shots (originally RDC (Irv Wait, blessed be thy name)), but the Quest Q2G2 squib is wonderful. I fly with DARS, the Dallas section, so their launch system will handle four Estes igniters or "starters" without a shrug.

Okay. I am over 60. I need the SEMROC GT now, or pretty soon, or before my expiration date.

Chas

BEC 07-09-2013 11:55 PM

Looks like the two Groonies (Snake Jumper and Yung'un's Nuke) are getting VERY close. They show in the "coming soon" page and instructions are up - carrying dates of 7/9/13 and 7/6/13 respectively.

ghrocketman 07-10-2013 09:42 AM

I have an unbuilt GT from PD Rocketry that eventually I will get around to building.

mrhemi1971 07-11-2013 05:42 PM

Anybody got a link for the G-T?

tbzep 07-11-2013 07:12 PM

Quote:
Originally Posted by mrhemi1971
Anybody got a link for the G-T?


All the kits and potential kits are linked on the Semroc page I originally posted.

However, here's the GT's link by itself.
http://www.semroc.com/Store/scripts...s.asp?SKU=KV-88




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Mark II 07-11-2013 10:22 PM

Following in the grand (?) tradition of the Gee'hod and Earmark, we give you Yung'un's Nuke!
http://www.semroc.com/Store/scripts...s.asp?SKU=KA-13
(click on the graphic to see more of the details)

I LMSAO when I saw that one. :chuckle:

Mark II 07-11-2013 10:45 PM

Sam Air?
 
This looks intriguing. Recovery via "Helicopter/Bright Streamer." I have no idea what this could be.

Mark II 07-11-2013 10:52 PM

Oh! What's this? Can it be...? IT IS!

http://www.semroc.com/Store/scripts...s.asp?SKU=KV-73
http://www.semroc.com/Store/scripts...s.asp?SKU=KV-72

Both are listed as "Planned" at this point. Which means, maybe Christmas release?

My list is getting longer and longer...

UCBadger 07-11-2013 11:00 PM

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mark II
This looks intriguing. Recovery via "Helicopter/Bright Streamer." I have no idea what this could be.
"sam air" as in "sam-3?"


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