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Indoor Spray Paint Booth – Success!

July 27, 2017 The Rocket N00b 0

I’ve been too busy lately to write much on this blog, but I have completed the positive pressure spray paint booth video series. Here’s the final video.I’ve gotten good results finishing several rockets with this booth, all of which I spray painted ins…

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Modifications to the Indoor Spray Paint Booth

July 4, 2017 The Rocket N00b 0

If you saw Part 2, you know that the first version of the indoor, positive pressure spray paint booth was not so great.But here are the modifications I made.Not to give spoilers on how the booth turns out, but I just finished another rocket – which I t…

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Testing the Indoor Spray Painting Booth

July 2, 2017 The Rocket N00b 0

Once I got my indoor, positive-pressure spray paint booth built, it was time to test it out. I started with the white undercoat on the Quest Superbird.The Superbird is built, and looks great. I am behind on the editing and posting of the video build se…

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Indoor Spray Painting Booth – Sneak Peek

June 27, 2017 The Rocket N00b 0

After toying with the idea for a long time, I have built an indoor spray painting booth, so that I can have a place to paint rockets when I want to. The area outside the house in which my apartment is located has little space for spray painting, and th…

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Mega Der Red Max CATO

May 21, 2017 The Rocket N00b 0

The weather was great today, and it was really a terrific launch up in Berwick, Maine. But a few of us really had bad luck, myself included.These pictures are not my rocket. But they are of the rather tragic fate of one CMASS member’s beautiful Estes M…

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See Through Rocket Motor, Part 2

May 16, 2017 The Rocket N00b 0

If you saw the video that made the rounds a couple weeks ago of the “see-through” model rocket motor burning in slow motion, you may have noticed that, due to its simply being sliced in two and mounted on a flat piece of acrylic, it didn’t burn the way…