Rocket projects are progressing at a furious pace, but there are no videos to show yet. Since a lot of time has been spent getting my rocket shop up to speed, I thought I’d show you a bit of what’s been happening to get the shop ready for rocket building.
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The Banshee is a fun rocket with whistles for fin pods! For a preview of the rocket and how it’s made, I’ve set a time lapse to music. Don’t forget to like and subscribe!
Creating nose cones in a CAD package can be challenging by hand, but easy when it’s done through software. In Part 1 of this 2 part series, I show you how to install an add in for Fusion 360 that does the work for you. Don’t forget to like and subscribe!
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Select Patreon subscribers get access to files a full 4 weeks before they’re released to the public.
The member page is publicly accessible here, but you’ll need a password to access the files. This password will change monthly and be made available to current Patreon subscribers. Thanks for your support!
I’m officially announcing my new Patreon channel. As part of the introduction all members will be given a specially designed rocket just for patrons! This is a limited time special so please sign up soon!
My design files will be posted for sponsors a month before the general public, as well as some limited edition designs just for subscribers.
The stack is progressing! In this issue I talk about the S-IVB stage and its transition to the lower airframe. More importantly I talk about an issue with the scale for the flyable version. Don’t forget to like and subscribe!
Below the CSM comes the SLA (Service Module to Lunar Module Adapter). In this video I discuss some basic printing tricks that can significantly reduce the amount of plastic used and time required to print. Don’t forget to like and subscribe!
With the models released for the LES and CSM assembly can now begin. It’s a simple piece but there are some minor points to making an accurate model.
In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 I’m beginning a mostly 3D printed build of the Saturn V. In this episode I describe the plans for the build.