Sad...nothing any of us enjoy hearing about. Really sad for the kids of
the town, though...they're the ones who really lose out when things
like this occur. To be treated as vandals for firing off a rocket, my
God, they'd probably be less chastised if they were caught smoking some
OOPS ... you're dead ...
Yuck Yuck Yuck ... these kids are DEFINATELY NAR members from the
OMFG ... I told you so ... I told you so ... I told you so ... I told
you so ... I told you so ... I told you so ... I told you so ... I told
you so ...
x a google number, that 1 with 1 billions zeros after it!
Just a matter of time, a kid with a low power (toy) rocket set is going
to kill someone!
These kids need to be taken and placed in to a TRA Prefect before they
TRA members ... ASSEMBLE! We need to finally step up and take
responcibility for rocketry as NAR just doesn't seem to be burning on
all engines. Now yes, NAR didn't have anything to do with this fire,
but NAR will not step up to the plate and publically state ... Model
Rockets CAN be a danger. Even their illustrious leader has gone on
record with the press, "Model Rockets pose no danger to anyone". What
a "F"ing Fool this Bunny is. Just a matter of time and you NAR people
... just a matter of time ... someone will DIE because of the lax and
protective posture of NAR for IT'S realm of flying.
Why a A8-3 could never hurt any body ... its those red neck wanna be
truck driving SUV polluting, tabacco using High Power rockets people
that are to blame for all the ills of rocketry. Why if it wasn't for
those "idiot rocketeers" and their Balls Experimental flight to space
launches, and their 8 - 12 inch diameter N x 3 motor launches, the mean
ole BATF wouldn't be bothering us and our tame innocent SAFE A, B, and
C motors. Why we voted for Clinton and Kerry, so why is the government
giving us the shake down?!
Just a matter of time NAR, some kid in a backyard, will indirectly kill
someone with SAFE/SANE NAR approved motors ... why? Because they are
Weird, Black Rock is 70 miles from the nearest town ... I guess a HPR
kit could drift 70 mi, on fire, then land on a roof/field and do
damage/death ... no I don't think so. TRA launches are ranges are done
the way they should be ... away from the public and property ... the
way they should be. Maybe those kids held the rocket and counted down
to 2 then ran as the button was pushed ... perhaps they saw the "NAR
HIJINX" video and got the idea from that?
Who knows, but what we do know is that NAR and its cavalier attitude to
the science, and sport of rocketry, is going to be its eventual
downfall. You mark my words ... MARK them cause they will come back to
bite you back in the "NAR ASS" ... just a matter of time.
And the beat goes on ...
You know, its funny.
Some kids who have nothing to do with NAR start a fire, and its NARs fault.
Someone does something stupid on a TRA range during a TRA event, and its
'He isn't TRA, he's just a guy with too much money!'
I love trolls.
I don't think lunarlos here actully flies rockets, as he seems to be
rather ignorant about them in general. Perhaps he's related to Iz?
>Lots of BS.
I'm with you..where the hell does Tripoli/NAR fit into this situation?
It's KIDS -- acting of their own volition, attempting to venture off on
their own in a hobby in which they probably just never had any
education in...just a lack of guidance. And, why try to stir the pot
with all this partisan bull***t anyway? Inflecting that one group is
superlative to the other does nothing but insinuate to newcomers that
politics should dictate their foray into this hobby. Gee, you think
maybe THIS has something to do with why people are Not renewing
memberships and fading out of the hobby? Quite frankly, if I were a
member of TRA, I'd hardly want this 'lunar bob' guy speaking as a
representative on my behalf...just a few fries shy of a Happy
Very phunny ... NAR is still going into the toilet anyways ... TRA
mebership is rising ... while NAR membership is shrinking ... I know a
winner when I see one ... see you at LDRS ...
LDRS - Large DANGEROUS Rockets ... dam straight ... and don't you
If they're dangerous, they should be used carefully, and with
appropriate safety precautions.
Circular saws are dangerous, but we don't regulate circular saws. We
use them carefully, and with appropriate safety precautions.
Barbecues are dangerous, but we don't regulate barbecues. We use them
carefully, and with appropriate safety precautions.
Axes are dangerous, but we don't regulate axes. We use them
carefully, and with appropriate safety precautions.
Hobby rockets have a much better safety record than any of those other
"dangerous items". Why would you willingly invite government
oversight of your hobby activities? It's just as silly as thinking
that a "barbecue grill user permit" would make any sort of sense....
- Rick "Calling it like I see it" Dickinson
Rick Dickinson - email@example.com
National Association of Rocketry (NAR) # 73975 Level 2
They don't. Neither one has anything to do with this.
Or the desire to be safe. Kids do stupid things.
Can you say troll?
It can't help but most flyers have no idea about rmr.
He doesn't speak for anyone but himself.
I know quite a few of TRA flyers and none of them would ever spew like this
and they are very supportive of NAR. Many hold dual memberships in NAR
clubs. They work very well together.
Maybe but Happy Meals are Bob's venue. ; )
You got to compare every jerk that wanders through this newsgroup with
someone you don't like. What a maroon. In case you haven't noticed, this
lunarlos jerk is a TRA lackie like you, not an NAR weenie.
Bob Kaplow NAR # 18L >>> To reply, there's no internet on Mars (yet)! <<<
Kaplow Klips & Baffle: http://nira-rocketry.org/Document/MayJun00.pdf
First off, I was not the one who compared lunarlos to Iz. That was John
Bowles, as you can easily see if you'd actually bothered to read the
whole thing before posting a knee-jerk response. Secondly, my reply was
to point out the very thing that you mention -- that lunarlos view of
TRA is the polar opposite of Izzie's. (Maybe you didn't understand the
"Bizarro" reference, which is from the old Superman comics.)
Dude, put the crack pipe down and just step away.....far far away.
Exactly how long have you been a TRA member? Do you actually fly
rockets? Because I'm betting your only purpose here is just to troll
troll troll..... As if that's different from a few others :(
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