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Tripoli-Colorado Has Vendors!

Tripoli-Colorado has vendors who come out to many of our launches. Please be sure to drop by and visit them when you're at a launch, and let them know how much we appreciate their support. And be sure to buy lots of stuff from them, too!

Giant Leap Rocketry

We are delighted to announce the presence of Giant Leap Rocketry at Hartsel, as represented by Joe Hinton. Joe sells reloads and hardware for many CTI and AeroTech motors. Check the Giant Leap Rocketry website to find the motors available for your project. Any motor purchases must be arranged with Joe in advance. Please contact him at (motojoe4glr (at) yahoo (dot) com) or call him at (303) 859-9728.

Giant Leap Rocketry

Cool Rocket Stuff

Cool Rocket STuffMost of you know me. We've been flying rockets together for over a decade. I'm Jon Skuba, the Chief Technical Geek for Cool Rocket Stuff. (Of course I'm the only technical geek.) Cool Rocket Stuff is my mobile rocketry supply store bringing popular products and a few unique offerings to you right where you use them. For major items, this saves you the cost of shipping while for smaller items you also have the convenience of having these products available to you in case you forget something at home or damage a critical item in an earlier flight. At Cool Rocket Stuff you can find:

  • Madcow Rocketry kits and components
  • Top Flight Recovery parachutes and chute protectors
  • Missileworks electronics
  • Ejection charge cups
  • Rail buttons
  • Kevlar shock cords
  • Centering rings and bulkheads
  • Magnelite igniters and igniter kits
  • Quest motors and kits
  • Grit Stix

Hardware products including quick-links, U-bolts, pop rivets, and nylon screws
I hope to see you at any of our great local launch ranges: TC's Hartsel site, SCORE's Hudson Ranch, or NCR's Pawnee Grasslands sites. Or you can call me at 303-817-5303.

Giant Leap and Cool Rocket Stuff

Altus Metrum

Altus Metrum is a leading manufacturer of flight computers and other electronics used in the rocketry hobby, including GPS and radio telemetry. All are completely open hardware and open source designs. The first-ever flight of a prototype of AltusMetrum's first product TeleMetrum happened at a Tripoli Colorado launch, and Bdale Garbee and his son Robert continue to frequently attend our launches to test fly new designs. Bdale is more likely to be found flying and talking about what he and his business partner Keith Packard are working on next than selling, but is happy to save you a few dollars of shipping by delivering online orders in-person at launches in Colorado.

 Altus Metrum

 

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Next Event

Our next event will be Spring Fling on the 22nd and 23rd of May. It is a joint launch with COSROCS. COSROCS will be officially joining us on Saturday. All are welcome on both days. 

We had a great launch yesterday 4-18-21. The weather was sunny and beautiful with very little wind until 2:30 or so. 

Thanks to Joe and Jon for bringing the Moto Joe Store!

Well attended with 15 carloads. we had 17 flights, Many Sparkies! Some K and M flights, as well as several impressive low power. A nice Bomarc by David Bauer (H123) , and a very nice two stage by Bob Messner. Jerrett Redd certified Level 1 Congratulations on a very nice looking rocket and flight! George Shaffer and Dave Bauer both got in 3 flights. And Randy Kennedy burned the most AP (With and M1230 IMAX and K580 DM), Both awesome flights!

Special thanks to Steve for finding my rocket and Amy for recovering it. Second rocket they have found for me! Also thanks to Terry Lee for taking over for me while I went looking for my rocket. 

John Jamieson

Prefect Tripoli Colorado

 

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