OT: Will and the Rocket Boys

John Sessoms jsessoms002 at nc.rr.com
Sun Oct 4 20:33:44 EDT 2009


From: Brendan MacRae
>> Wonderful!!
>>> 
>>> I love the beer can (or is it a soda can?) taped to the bottom of
>>> the launch tower - they really did improvise, eh?:
>>> 
>>> http://www.primelensphoto.com/wills_rocketry_photos/large-6.html
>>> 
>>> Thanks so much for presenting these to us!
>>> 
>>> cheers, frank
> 
> 
> You're welcome. I'll pass it along to Will.
> 
> I think it's a beer can. That was part of the starter. Everything was
> scratch built, of course. There simply were no off-the-shelf
> components at that time (unless you were in the military ;-)).

Probably Schlitz. In "launch_5_face_crop", you can see the label design 
fairly well.




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