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Old 04-06-2020, 08:04 PM
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Default Weir Rockets

I saw this posted on Ebay, had never heard of this company, and thought I'd ask here. I asked the owner of the kit and he said he couldn't remember where or when he got it. Possibly as a door prize at a launch in Pittsburgh.

Anyone have any info. Was this the only rocket they produced?

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Old 04-06-2020, 08:13 PM
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I vaguely remember the company name, but that is about it. Donít really recall a time frame of their existence.

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Old 04-06-2020, 08:31 PM
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I want to say I vaguely recall the name Paul Weir, but I may just be thinking about Bob Weir of The Grateful Dead. I'm not a fan of their music, btw.
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Old 04-06-2020, 08:44 PM
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Here's some posts from -

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Old 04-06-2020, 10:03 PM
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Paul S. Weir's NAR # is inactive.
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Old 04-06-2020, 11:14 PM
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Several years ago I got one of these in a collection I purchased. I ultimately sold it and, at the time, I tried to learn something about the company. Unfortunately I came up with about as much as is written here. not much help other than to say there is not a lot of information out there.
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Old 04-07-2020, 06:26 AM
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Never heard of them until this thread.
Must have been very small and not around long.
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