lose the book images
authorBdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
Mon, 8 Feb 2010 18:39:41 +0000 (11:39 -0700)
committerBdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>
Mon, 8 Feb 2010 18:39:41 +0000 (11:39 -0700)
rockets/index.mdwn

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@@ -91,17 +91,23 @@ Bee are radio tracking transmitters that just work.  They require an
 [amateur radio](http://www.altusmetrum.org/Radio) license, but we think 
 anyone flying big rockets can and should get one of those anyway!
 
-## Rocketry books we like ##
+## Books ##
 
-Note that <i>Topics in Advanced Model Rocketry</i> is definitely not for 
-everyone, as it's heavy on math and isn't a "how to" book at all!  The 
-others are great general books for learning about and gaining greater 
-enjoyment from the hobby.
+While a lot of great information is available on the web, there are some paper
+books that we've found very helpful at various stages.
 
-<a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0471472425?ie=UTF8&tag=garbandgarb-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0471472425"><img border="0" src="51qadDpmUCL._SL160_.jpg"></a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=garbandgarb-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0471472425" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" />
+* <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0471472425?ie=UTF8&tag=garbandgarb-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0471472425">Handbook of Model Rocketry, 7th Edition (NAR Official Handbook)</a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=garbandgarb-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0471472425" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" />
+  may be the best first book on model rocketry.  While the focus is on small
+  rockets, the basic principles of static stability and construction covered
+  here are important at all levels of the hobby.
 
-<a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1412058104?ie=UTF8&tag=garbandgarb-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1412058104"><img border="0" src="51Tt6Vv%2BF2L._SL160_.jpg"></a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=garbandgarb-20&l=as2&o=1&a=1412058104" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" />
-
-<a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0262020963?ie=UTF8&tag=garbandgarb-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0262020963"><img border="0" src="no-img-sm._V47056216_SL160_.gif"></a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=garbandgarb-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0262020963" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" />
+* <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1412058104?ie=UTF8&tag=garbandgarb-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1412058104">Modern High-Power Rocketry 2</a><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=garbandgarb-20&l=as2&o=1&a=1412058104" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" />
+  covers a lot of material, and is a great resource if you're starting to think
+  about a high power certification and don't have a club nearby, or just like
+  to read about how other people have done things and why.
 
+* <i>Topics in Advanced Model Rocketry</i> is definitely not for 
+  everyone, as it's heavy on math and isn't a "how to" book at all!  The 
+  others are great general books for learning about and gaining greater 
+  enjoyment from the hobby.