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I use dowels with spent engines glued on the end.
I hope they're all warped the same direction, otherwise the flight would be, um, interesting. :eyepop: :eek: :y: :(
A position in which the rocket won't touch (or be touched by) anything.
If you use standard size tubes and don't build the rocket like a tank, I think balsa could take it.
If you encourage them to use an A motor, they won't. :D
If they use it anyway, well, :pop::eyepop::eek::clap: enjoy the show.
Better yet, he can make a removable mount. Then, he can use just about anything he wants at any time.
That would be a BIG no. Estes E9's don't have any more lifting power than a C11 if as much. You need to either stick with D12's, use Aerotech...
SEMROC will give us nothing but the best whether it's a Saturn V or an Astron Mark. And besides, no matter how high we set our expectations,...
For "average" models, the CR happens to get painted by over spray from painting the rest of the rocket. For special rockets, I finish the CRs on...
I use the "half moon" design similar to the ones Jim Flis sells at Flis Kits. It consists of 3 alternating semi-circle plates inside of a tube...
Scotch has some 1/4" plastic tape that will stretch a little to conform to the curve of the nosecone. It's great stuff.
Thanks Micro and Chuck.
The details for the normal sized one was a huge pain. I couldn't imagine building a micro maxx one.:eek:
Yeah. The problem with doing it all from scratch is that there are 12 itty bitty pieces that require a LOT of sanding. Also, it's really easy to...
An Estes Shrike or Avenger would make a good 2-stage model to use A8-0s with.
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