I agree tape is a mess. I don't like tape. I had the EXACT same problem with a LOC Doorknob. I took pieces of fiberglass about the same length as...
I see both of them regularly - I saw them tonight actually. Send me a PM if needed, be glad to help..
Yeah, more than enough room.. I didn't cut or shift anything and still had plenty of space..
And I also fly with MDRA, didn't make it this weekend though - damn Bronchitis!
Balsa Bob what size chute did you use ? I used a 72" liftoff weight 152 ounces... I considered cutting to 60, but I popped a fin fillet when a...
I love the Doorknob.. I flew mine on a J350w for my Level 2..
Sorry, but I couldn't agree more with Mark...
Karl has taken good care of me more than once !
You still have the 60,100 and 120 cases by chance ?
8/32 nut inside the body tube. Blob of JB weld inside, levels out nicely and smooths out evenly when cured. Makes them easy to replace too !
I have had this happen once.. Unfortunately ended up losing the rocket, but they promptly replaced the case and the motor - also a G138. Burned...
I guess everyone ordered motors this year !
Anyone else still waiting on back ordered 29mm Aerotech stuff ? Hopefully Kens not buried alive in orders !
LOC tubing is perfect with the Mega Red max nose cone - I used it for an upscale Estes Hornet after a Cato with my Mega Red..
You can also use a razor blade to scrape along that seam, sand to 220, then prime and sand. Usually goes pretty quick, and works pretty well!
Through the wall fins are well worth the minimal extra weight, with the increased strength they provide in the joint. Everything I build anymore...
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I just came back to this.. If there's no problem mailing Copperheads (I can't remember) I'll be glad to send you 6 or so to play with..
I don't care for them either, but a guy from my club gave me a ton of them - at least 100.
All them Firstfire Jr's going to the bank ! (Bank of...
Aerotech advises 12 VDC at 3 amps for the Copperhead to work properly. Is your battery fully charged (and is it 12 or 6 volts)? I have used a lot...
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