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I've been known to shoot a bit.
It really is a cool rocket, and nice canvas for a custom finish job.
I got a lot of comments at the launch. :D
What rocket is that you have in your avatar qquake?
Do you have more pictures of it?
Finally launched them yesterday, after the weather cancelled the first attempt a couple weeks ago.
Der Red Magg w/G-76-4G Motor
Here is my Onyx.
Painted with Duplicolor Mirage Purple/Green on nosecone and fins, and Mirage Ice on the body tube.
Here's my contribution to the Minie Magg gallery.
Der Red Magg #1
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Here's my contribution to the DRM gallery.
Der Red Magg #1
One of the photos at the memorial....
I'll try to get more photos uploaded soon.
Well, these are the first rockets that I've built in about 30 years...
Also, there is still an active airfield nearby, so I don't think I would...
That is the remains of what used to be a WWII B-29 training base nearby.
[The runways here were also home of the first NHRA Nationals in 1955, and...
Here's a couple pics I took outside this weekend:
You can just make out some of the purple color shift in the upper portion of the Onyx nose...
I present the first "Der Red Magg".
I had Mark from StickerShock make up these stickers.
First time that I've used any vinyl stickers. I...
I was able to get some painting in last weekend before the weather took a turn for the worse.
Here is the base coat that came with the...
Yup! I used some 320 wet/dry today and put on another coat on both rockets.
Just now double checked with my trusty Surefire flashlight, no...
I do believe the Rustoleum primer was the cause of the cracking.
Today I used the Duplicolor primer that was suggested on the Onyx.
I let that...
I did find some of the Duplicolor high build primer and bought some, but have not had the chance to try it yet due to the weather....
Well on a good note, I have the 3rd color coat on the nose cone. It turned out good, still need to put a clear coat on it. The color shift to...
The primer can I have does say "Fast Drying". Is that the cause of my problems?
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