If you are starting into model rocketry, you may have been confused by the letters and numbers that are printed on the motor or on the motor package. You may have asked yourself "Which motor should I use?" or "What do the numbers mean?". Well, this is what I want explain. The picture below shows typical motors used in sport rocketry.
From ROCINews - Volume 1, Issue 8
Here is another useful little item that you can make from PVC pipe. It is a cradle you can use to hold your rocket while prepping, transporting, or just for displaying. What I like about it is that you can make it any size you need. I used 1/2 inch fittings and pipe for the ones I made.
Here is what you will need to make a cradle suitable for 3 or 4 inch diameter rockets
From ROCINews - Volume 1, Issue 7
At the last meeting, Mario passed around a milled piece of PVC pipe. Rick Weber, another ROCI member, had milled it inside and out to be used as a payload section. What a great use of PVC this was. After seeing this payload section, I wanted to share with the club one of the things I made for rocketry using PVC pipe.
From ROCINews - Volume 1, Issue 1
A dazzling Code Red rocket zooms skyward at speeds of more than a hundred miles per hour. A few seconds later it deploys a parachute and returns gently to earth. Within minutes of touchdown, the rocket is ready to fly again. Best of all, that scenario can become as routine as it is undeniably exciting. All it takes is a basic knowledge of the fundamentals or rocket flight.