Backing the tube with something solid, or at least a piece of tape, helps, too. That and high speed and light pressure seems to cut so much...
Not an uncommon issue (especially bad with NCR kits). As Roy noted, just slather on the glue and use tape to hold things where you want them.
To my mind, you have 3 different choices:
1. Budget. Accept what you have and move forward having learned several valuable lessons, possibly...
For fiberglass I use #2,4, or 6 stainless button head screws and PEM nuts.
Cardboard gets push rivets.
They're in and out, just have to keep on it.
Upscale CNC, Nate will hook you up.
Wet sanding works just fine on paper body tubes. The sandpaper is wet, not the tube. If the paint/primer was applied properly, there's no issues...
The variability of the motors alone is enough to throw things off. Really, I've never felt 'cheated' because my rocket didn't go to the...
I have the mini kraken and the full size. Using the 3 straight fins equivalent has always netted me at least a 10% match between my sim and the...
if it works and it's safe, that's all that matters. Seriously looking at my Go Devil pile of parts myself.
Same here. Usually well within 5%, often less.
4-8% of root chord
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