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944' Slimstik F-6 Falsehood

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944' Slimstik F-6 Falsehood

Post by Water Rocket Expert » Fri Jan 10, 2014 4:09 pm

I am now really starting to doubt that that rocket really went 944' because I got an altimeter for my birthday (just turned 15 on the 4th) and I have now tested it compared to my friends altimeter. We both launched on the same rocket and his said 14000 something feet and mine said 518 feet. I am now abandoning my newest rocket because of splice failures.


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