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Old 01-16-2012, 10:05 PM
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Exclamation Jay's SEMROC Tau Zero

While this one's not strictly a BARCLONE entry, I rounded up plenty of "in the wild" pictures of my "Tau Zero" design, which was designed in the glare of public scrutiny right here on YORF:

http://forums.rocketshoppe.com/showthread.php?t=834


"And now for something *completely* different."

http://forums.rocketshoppe.com/show...350&postcount=6


We begin our exhibit with the Bill "Wallyum" Eichelberger Tau Zero display.
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Old 01-16-2012, 10:09 PM
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Talking More TZ shots

This batch includes Bill's Tau Zero liftoff and Craig McGraw's build of the TZ, as well.
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Old 01-16-2012, 10:20 PM
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Thumbs up Tau Zero, Part III

Here are Tau Zeros built by Tony Vincent, Howard Smart, Jewel Butler (borrowed from rocketreviews.com), and Andrew Scott from Australia!
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Old 01-16-2012, 10:23 PM
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Talking Tau Zero, Part IV

And finally, a few variations on the original theme by Craig McGraw and Zeus-cat.
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Old 01-16-2012, 10:52 PM
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Red face Tau Zero, maiden flight

And here's some shots from the maiden flight of Tau Zero Prototype I.
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Old 01-17-2012, 05:05 AM
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Here is one I built a while ago - replete with Ion Cannon...

Always liked this design. It can be a little finicky to finish, but it simply looks good when completed. Sorry about the blurring.
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Here's my Tau Zero I built a while ago. It flies great but I think my shock cord is too
short (or I chose the wrong ejection delay) since I have a nice big "Estes dent" in my
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Here's my Tau Zero I built a while ago. It flies great but I think my shock cord is too
short (or I chose the wrong ejection delay) since I have a nice big "Estes dent" in my
nosecone.


Wouldn't that be a "Goemmer Dent" ?



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Old 01-17-2012, 09:54 PM
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Wouldn't that be a "Goemmer Dent" ?

If Goemmer made motors... (Mike Myers "F.B." voice) *Mebbe.* ("naughty" look)


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Old 01-30-2012, 11:05 PM
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Talking Jay's "Tau Zero" Prototype I

Here are some photos I unearthed from the maiden flight of my "Tau Zero" Prototype I on October 21, 2006.

The launch location is the site of Dad's old farm southwest of Jerome, Idaho. None of the buildings are there any more, but you can see the neighbor's barn "across the fence" from where our farm used to be.
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