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PROPELLANT READS
STANDARD

"STD", "everyday"
Low grey smoke, light orange flame, medium burning time

Patriot on an H120-STD.

Tom Rouse's Big Kahuna on a 98mm O 3800 STD.

The team pre-flight on Tom's R&R 98mm O 3800 STD.

Greg Glass Sonic 3100 on a J500-STD.

J500-STD static. Our reload, their case, medusa nozzle.

120G30-8STD flight
FAST

"F"
Low grey smoke, light orange flame, fast burning time

In-house test firing of a fast propellant O7000 motor

Flight test in 1.5# 1.6" rocket F80 reloadable Fast

WHITESTAR

"WS", "Brightstar"
White smoke, noise, bright white flame, longer burning time

29-60-WS reload in an All Weather kit

O 3000 WS in house static test

Joe May's 65 pound L750WS rocket.

In-house test firing of a whitestar propellant O3500 motor.

FIRESTARTER

"FS", "Skidmark", "Spitfire", "Sparky"
Black smoke, loud noise, long duration sparks, orange flame,
very long burn time, price premium

Ray Dunakin's G45FS powered camera rocket.

Our 1990 Firestarter T-shirt.

USR 80F30FS static test with a 4 foot tall whiteboard
(from nozzle to top only) in background


USR 120G45FS static test at night!!

USR 240H FS liftoff, note ground safety.
Estes Cineroc on-board.
The movie is sensational.

USR 240H FS inflight, note flame visibility as
speed increases and smoke is stretched.

BUTTKICKER

"BK", "Extra Fast"
Light grey smoke, light flame, very short burning time, price premium

USR 140G280BK static test with 215 delivered ISP

140G280-BK flight test
STARDUST

"SD", "Tinkerbell"
White smoke, bright white flame, longer burning time, visible sparks, price premium
SPECIAL ORDER ONLY
BASIC

"B", "Ultra Value"
Low smoke, orange flame, short burning time, bulk discount reloads only
FASTERSTARTER
Propellant Combination

"FFS", "Moderate sparky"
Moderate black smoke, loud noise and moderate long duration sparks.
Slide show of a Fasterstarter Propellant Combination flight. 124kb
CUSTOM

Others by special order. Large minimums and price premiums apply.

CLEARSTAR - No smoke, invisible flame, very high efficiency, fast burning.
BLUESTAR - Low smoke, blue flame, high efficiency, fast burning.
Static test of reloadable 29mm 160G100-P-BLU Bluestar.
Flight of reloadable 29mm 60F60-8BLU. Effect less visible on small motors
REDSTAR - Low smoke, red flame, medium efficiency, medium burning rate.
MAGENTASTAR - Low smoke, magenta flame, medium efficiency, medium burning rate.
BLACKSTAR - Dense black smoke, low flame, very low efficiency, very low burning rate.
Greg Glass Dream Machine on a 29mm 120G60-4BLK.
Hulan Matthies Custom 7.5 inch on a 75mm 10240M1700-16BLK.
SLOWSTAR - Light grey smoke, White flame, high efficiency, very low burning rate.
THUNDERBALLS - Black smoke, orange flame, low efficiency, high burning rate,
FLYING BALLS OF FIRE - HARD HATS, EYE PROTECTION and FIREPROOF launch field REQUIRED. M motor and larger ONLY. Extreme price premium and special pre- qualification required.

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