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    CMR - Manta (BG1) Gallery

    Welcome to the CMR Manta (BG1) Gallery on TRF.

    This gallery showcases the CMR Manta (BG1) and those rockets derived from it. Particularly appropriate in this thread are the following:


    CMR: Manta: BG1
    CMR: Mini Manta: BG5
    CMR: Orbitron: BG4



    as well as any upscales, downscales, clones, kitbashes or other derivative works. Even Goonies qualify!




    Last edited by JAL3; 8th September 2012 at 06:39 PM.
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    John A. Lee O.S.L.
    Alamo Rocketeers NAR Section 661
    NAR 87285, L1 8 March 2008
    TRA 03040, L1 8 March 2008

    Photos of the "Fleet": http://www.flickr.com/photos/23694991@N03/

    I used to tell Mom, "...I want to fly rockets when I grow up!":cool2:

    She said, "Make up your mind, you can't do both!":cry:

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    CMR Manta (BG1) Basic Information

    CMR Manta (BG1) Basic Information.

    Competition Model Rockets (CMR)

    MODEL NAME: Manta Also known as:

    NUMBER: BG1

    Introduced: 1969
    Final Year: 1987
    Designer:

    Type: Boost Glider
    Motor Mount: 1x18mm or 1x21mm
    Recovery: Glide
    Stages: 1
    Length: 12"
    Diameter:
    Span: 8.5"
    Weight: 12g

    Mfg. Description: This unique rocket boost glider is easy to build and adjust. Very stable during both power and glide phase. Can be flown in all classes of NAR boost glider events. Features precut parts, "pop" power pod, light weight, high strength.

    This glider has compiled a long list of victories in both National and Regional Meets. (CMR 1972 Catalog)

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    This unique rocket boost glider is easy to build and fly. Very stable during boost and performs well during glide. Can be flown in all classes of NAR boost glider events. Features precut balsa parts, pop power pod, light weight, high strength, easy construction.

    This glider has compiled a long list of impressive victories over the years. (CMR 1987 Catalog)


    Editorial Note: The designation BG1a refers to the 21mm power pod.


    Advertising Liveries

    1972 Catalog 1987 Catalog


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    [img][/img]

    Instruction Header(s)





    First post in this thread featuring this rocket.

    See Also: LINKS
    EMRR
    RocketReviews
    Mfg. Page


    If you have any additional information on this rocket and/or catalog photos please let us know.

    Last edited by JAL3; 8th September 2012 at 03:57 PM.
    __________________
    John A. Lee O.S.L.
    Alamo Rocketeers NAR Section 661
    NAR 87285, L1 8 March 2008
    TRA 03040, L1 8 March 2008

    Photos of the "Fleet": http://www.flickr.com/photos/23694991@N03/

    I used to tell Mom, "...I want to fly rockets when I grow up!":cool2:

    She said, "Make up your mind, you can't do both!":cry:

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    CMR Orbitron (BG3) Basic Information

    CMR Orbitron (BG3) Basic Information.

    Competition Model Rockets (CMR)

    MODEL NAME: Orbitron Also known as: Micro-Manta

    NUMBER: BG3

    Introduced: 1972
    Final Year: 1987
    Designer:

    Type: Boost Glider
    Motor Mount: 1x13mm
    Recovery: Glide
    Stages: 1
    Length: 13.5"
    Diameter: 0.558"
    Span: 5.5"
    Weight:

    Mfg. Description: A new parasite Micro-Manta boost glider. The glider attaches to the side of a special carrier rocket which detaches upon ejection and returns by streamer. A real performer. Has been officially timed at 306 sec. using a 1/2A3-3m. (CMR 1972 Catalog)

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    A parasite Micro-Manta boost glider. This glider attaches to the side of a special carrier rocket which detaches upon ejection and returns by streamer, a real performer that flies high with small engines. Has been officially timed at 306 sec. using a 1/2A3-3m. (CMR 1987 Catalog)

    Advertising Liveries

    1972 Catalog 1987 Catalog


    Face Card(s)

    [img][/img]

    Instruction Header(s)

    [img][/img]



    First post in this thread featuring this rocket.

    See Also: LINKS
    EMRR
    RocketReviews
    Mfg. Page


    If you have any additional information on this rocket and/or catalog photos please let us know.
    Last edited by JAL3; 8th September 2012 at 06:03 PM.
    __________________
    John A. Lee O.S.L.
    Alamo Rocketeers NAR Section 661
    NAR 87285, L1 8 March 2008
    TRA 03040, L1 8 March 2008

    Photos of the "Fleet": http://www.flickr.com/photos/23694991@N03/

    I used to tell Mom, "...I want to fly rockets when I grow up!":cool2:

    She said, "Make up your mind, you can't do both!":cry:

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    CMR Mini Manta (BG5) Basic Information

    CMR Mini Manta (BG5) Basic Basic Information.

    Competition Model Rockets (CMR)

    MODEL NAME: Mini Manta Also known as: Mini-Manta

    NUMBER: BG5

    Introduced: 1978
    Final Year: 1987
    Designer:

    Type: Boost Glider
    Motor Mount: 1x13mm
    Recovery: Glide
    Stages: 1
    Length: 12"
    Diameter:
    Span: 6.75"
    Weight:

    Mfg. Description: The boost glider designed to use the extra performance obtained with the CMR Piston Launcher when using small engines. Flies great without the launcher too. A record holder like its big brother. (CMR 1987 Catalog)


    Advertising Liveries

    1987 Catalog


    Face Card(s)

    [img][/img]

    Instruction Header(s)





    First post in this thread featuring this rocket.

    See Also: LINKS
    EMRR
    RocketReviews
    Mfg. Page


    If you have any additional information on this rocket and/or catalog photos please let us know.
    Last edited by JAL3; 27th October 2012 at 12:13 AM.
    __________________
    John A. Lee O.S.L.
    Alamo Rocketeers NAR Section 661
    NAR 87285, L1 8 March 2008
    TRA 03040, L1 8 March 2008

    Photos of the "Fleet": http://www.flickr.com/photos/23694991@N03/

    I used to tell Mom, "...I want to fly rockets when I grow up!":cool2:

    She said, "Make up your mind, you can't do both!":cry:

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    bump for editing

    __________________
    John A. Lee O.S.L.
    Alamo Rocketeers NAR Section 661
    NAR 87285, L1 8 March 2008
    TRA 03040, L1 8 March 2008

    Photos of the "Fleet": http://www.flickr.com/photos/23694991@N03/

    I used to tell Mom, "...I want to fly rockets when I grow up!":cool2:

    She said, "Make up your mind, you can't do both!":cry:

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