bgc> Just like to remind everyone that there is a prett big gap between
bgc> Estes A-D engines, and "HPR" which covers H-M engines. This gap,
bgc> sometimes called "HPR-lite", using E-G engines,
I thought it was called "mid-power" rocketry.
bgf> lacks a lot of the troubles associated with HPR (eg engines are
bgf> readilly available by mail order, it isn't under attack by BATF,
BATF? I'm all too familiar with "America's Gestapo" from my shooting
activities, but what is their hangup now with rockets?
bgc> kits are less than $100, and more readilly available than true HPR
bgc> kits, etc, etc...) You'll still run into the problem where an FAA
bgc> waiver is required to launch anything over 1lb...
Anyhow, I think you may be right about the advantages of mid-power rocketry. I
am planning to start out with a G powered kit or two before working my way up
to real high power. In fact, I think G power might prove adequate to explore
much of what interests me, like staging, photography, electronics, radio