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Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by StayinStock, Oct 7, 2018.

  1. Aug 14, 2022 at 9:55 PM
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    KWB17

    KWB17 Active Member

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    I had one that we could put bugs in and send up. Also had the big bertha. It took off real slow. Even had one that was two stage. Too long ago to remember the names of those.
     
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  2. Aug 15, 2022 at 4:32 AM
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    Rock Lobster

    Rock Lobster Thread Derailer

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    I had the two stage payloader and the big Bertha. Also had a tri-tube one that was supposed to look like the SR-71 blackbird. That one flew like crap, I don't think it survived it's first launch. Many crickets were unwilling participants in the Lobster Space Program.
     
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  3. Aug 15, 2022 at 7:58 AM
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    Bivouac

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    Remains to be seen I bought the tires and wheels the rest came along
    I lost a few over the years as well a two stage rocket the parachute opened in a air current it was gone.
     
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  4. Aug 15, 2022 at 8:45 AM
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    TartanEagle

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    :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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  5. Aug 16, 2022 at 5:42 AM
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    Harry2015

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    Remember when newspapers were folded and tucked instead of wrapped in a rubber band!20220816_053523.jpg 20220816_053604.jpg
     
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  6. Aug 16, 2022 at 8:43 AM
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    johneman

    johneman Life is good relaxin' on the porch!!

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    The rockets I remember from way back when were water propelled....Came with a pump and rocket.
    Water rocket.jpg
     
  7. Aug 16, 2022 at 9:06 AM
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    wilcam47

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    Where ever I go, there I am...
    I remember them
     
  8. Aug 16, 2022 at 3:01 PM
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    tirediron

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    Me as well... I think I had a kit of three different sizes IIRC...
     
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  9. Aug 16, 2022 at 3:13 PM
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    jwctaco

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    Had a paper route back in the day, could fold them like that blindfolded, except the Sunday Edition.
     
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  10. Aug 16, 2022 at 3:16 PM
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    Tacoma Mike

    Tacoma Mike 48 Year Chrysler/Toyota/ASE/ Master Tech.RETIRED

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    M80’s in a rocket has interesting results
     
  11. Aug 16, 2022 at 3:21 PM
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    Bivouac

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    Remains to be seen I bought the tires and wheels the rest came along
    That would be the launch abort option??
     
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  12. Aug 16, 2022 at 3:25 PM
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    Tacoma Mike

    Tacoma Mike 48 Year Chrysler/Toyota/ASE/ Master Tech.RETIRED

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    It’s a light and run like hell option.
    It would launch from the bottom or from the top.
    All depends which went off first
     
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  13. Aug 16, 2022 at 3:31 PM
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    Harry2015

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    Yeah, me too...that's this mornings paper...I folded it in couple of seconds.
     
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  14. Aug 16, 2022 at 3:35 PM
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    DES2009

    DES2009 Minister of Truth

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    We did that... no actual "rocket" involved. Just a piece of a coat hanger with a hook bent on one end. Put the hook into the top end of the Estes engine, and cut the M80 fuse short and tuck it in there too. Secure everything together with a piece of tape. Use it like a giant bottle rocket. Depending on the delay that was meant for the parachute... sometimes the M80 went off on somebody's roof.. :anonymous:
     
  15. Aug 16, 2022 at 3:41 PM
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    Do kids even have paper routes anymore?

    You needed a work permit to qualify for one (New York used to have two - different colors - depending on your (teen) age) back when I had one. Hell, you needed the permit for ANY job as a minor.
     
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  16. Aug 16, 2022 at 4:10 PM
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    Does anyone read newspapers anymore?
     
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    SACTOWN

    SACTOWN ???????????????????????

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    my dad does.. wall street journal every morning.:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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  18. Aug 16, 2022 at 4:17 PM
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    bucktales

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    Those things wouldn't cut it today.
    We used to shoot them at each other.
    Good thing nobody got hit.
     
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    sparkystaco

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    I still have mine.
     
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  20. Aug 16, 2022 at 4:23 PM
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    ABA180

    ABA180 It burns when I pee....

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    Used to buy the Sunday paper for the sports section and coupons for the wife.

    I worked doing building maintainence in college, one building was the owners of quite a few other properties and the family was a little odd. They used to hang up the front page of the WSJ in the restrooms. I called it the Wall Street Urinal

    It's all fun and games until someone loses an eye..then it's just fun
     
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