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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

Spring Fling May 30-31
 
Of course this launch date is still tentative. Park County is currently in a red flag fire ban, and we don't know what the covid situation will be yet. I am sure we can figure out social distancing and masks or whatever for a launch. We do have to wait for news from state and county on groups of 10 or more and travel.
 
This is our annual spring launch with COSROCS. and always a fun time. Hope we can do it this year!
 
If you have not heard NSL in Alamosa has been delayed for a year.
 
Hope everyone is doing well and can stay that way. 
 
JJ
 

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