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I plan to go with a super long silver Mylar streamer to aid in sustainer recovery - first launch will be D-B-B - if all goes well - D-C-C :)
full stack for sure :)
I lot of drag is fine by me - as you remember, the first sustainer was lost to the cloud gods :)
Ready to fly:
or automotive vinyl pin striping :)
It just seemed like the appropriate paint scheme for a rocket with this shape :)
LOL - 200g- not 200oz that would be a ton of weight. :)
I edited above - thanks for calling me out on that :)
yeah 29 - its even less stable with a 38 in it ;)
Getting some paint - I will post picts later today
I will say though that the addition of the tail cone in this relatively short rocket significantly impacted the amount of nose weight required to...
The build went great - super smooth - all the great advise and help here made it easy - cant wait to send it up this summer. I will be flying...
It is - super cool kit - My first Fiberglass build - fantastic looking rocket. Not to hijack but here is the link to my build thread (using the 3"...
My play for BT-5s is kevlar thread instead of elastic - folds up tiny in a tiny Estes style paper fold over and glue in tube using a stick to...
Yep - have some Mylar on the way for my 3 stage rebuild - easily enough for both rockets :)
I may add a streamer - getting it in 13mm tube - well, that's another challange
I believe that's where you cut the bottom of the tube fin upwards at an angle - like up swept fins. That way the outermost edge of the tube fin...
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