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Old 01-19-2011, 12:12 AM
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Smile What is your favorite in-production Semroc kit?

I sure like the Texas Firefly a lot. The staging system is very simple yet elegant and it is a ton of fun to launch. I have built around 15 of the current Semroc kits, ranging from the Triton to te Arcas, and they all rock for various reasons, but I enjoyed the Texas Firefly the most.

I sure wish there was a "D" impulse SLS version!

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PS - I just noticed that general Semroc threads are supposed to be in the regular forums, so if a mod could move this thread that would be cool.

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Old 01-19-2011, 01:33 AM
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Well, nobody else is gonna do it, so here goes :

http://www.semroc.com/Store/scripts...ts.asp?SKU=KN-2


--But only for now. The recurring comment I get is that it's not big enough. (I mean, c'mon! I designed the original *six whole years* ago. Almost. )

These days, I have to agree. However, I'm not able to remedy that just now, since I have some other things (Real Life, for example) looming on my plate... Er, horizon.


I could vote for some others, but (mock heavy sigh) they're not available just yet.


Hey, I just got this catalog to order parts to build something called an Interociter...
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Old 01-19-2011, 03:57 AM
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My favorite ---- the retro-repo of the Centuri Javelin, which was my first model rocket.

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Old 01-19-2011, 07:49 AM
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Old 01-19-2011, 09:55 AM
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Aerobee-Hi with a mini-engine mount
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Old 01-19-2011, 10:10 AM
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Mars Lander and Saturn 1B tied for first.
SLS Hustler and SLS Aero Dart tied for third.
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Old 01-19-2011, 12:54 PM
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Probably the Space Shuttle. It is an enjoyable build and the three elements all come down at about the same rate...

http://www.semroc.com/Store/scripts...s.asp?SKU=KV-38

If you twisted my arm further, I would probably admit to a love/hate relationship with the Taurus

http://www.semroc.com/Store/scripts...s.asp?SKU=KV-42
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Old 01-19-2011, 12:58 PM
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I was just reading the 1976 Centuri catalog page of the Space Shuttle. So, Semroc's kit still has is as it was back then with the 3 separate elements to chase? I HAVE to have one now!
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Old 01-19-2011, 01:05 PM
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All their stuff is great but I'd pick the Saturn 1B as my favorite.

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Old 01-19-2011, 01:15 PM
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Of the kits I've built, I most enjoyed building and flying the Hydra VII the most.

It's too bad that one ended up as a lawn dart I'll have to save up and build another one eventually.
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