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Old 04-11-2021, 01:59 AM
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Originally Posted by LeeR
The buckets contain coiled up “starters” (interestingly, the Russians frown on the use of the term “igniters”, too). These are inserted while horizontal, to make sure they are fully seated. Then the plastic plugs are installed. To this day, much arguing ensues regarding connecting in parallel, or serially.

Well, "start" is their word for launch. And the launch pad, for that matter.
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