At the end of January, I took a trip to Benalla with a boot-load of rockets. Some few well, while others didn't go as planned. My scratch-built Mini Mean Machine was one of the casualties. Originally launched to an absurd height on a D13 RMS motor, it came back down without the aid of a parachute (it was still tucked away in the end of the body tube). I managed to save almost 1/2 the length of the rocket, rebuilt it, repainted it and last week put it up again on a more realistic A8 motor. It was a fine flight with perfect recovery. Here's the video: