After a long Sunday of talking with my brother, Ive decided to take up a new project. The Mach-Mobile 2, replacing my Mach-Mobile 1 (pronounced automobile, minus the auto, plus the mach). The MachMobile2 will be 29mm minimum diameter rocket, built like a tank. The tubes will be 2 wraps of fiberglass and 3 wraps of 2x2 twill carbon fiber. The fins will be of my own creation, I will be pressing my own fiberglass sheet and laminating it with more 2x2 CF. I dont have plans for a nose cone, possibility a ShockWave 1.14in Fiberglass one.
This project is largely inspired by Jim Jarvis's Articles on Rocketry Planet and Tfish's videos. I will be following most of the steps the RP articles, including the epoxy coating and T2T carbon. Right now, I'm in the designing stage, drawing up Openrocket files, designing for maximum sexy-ness. Tonight, I might make the trip to ACE to see if I can find a good dowel for the mandrel.
Tonight or tomorrow, I'll order the CF, FG, and Peel-Ply from Aircraft Spruce.
Also, THIS IS A VIDEO BUILD!!!! You will see me do everything instead of me just telling you everything. I want to format it similar to Tfish38's videos. I will narrate the build as I go but I'll speed up the boring parts to make this more enjoyable. You might be able to help me more that way.
Most likely, this will be a long build, so go pop some popcorn.
So, without any further delay, Let the building begin!