Finally onto the color coats.... more details in build thread, see link below.
First color coat
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]
Awesome build thread Neil. That Triple Warp Tube / Body Tube / Transition Section is a work of art.
Have you ever weighed parts before gluing,...
Ouch! Bummer on the chute issue and the resulting damage.
What kind of chute?
Any launch photo's?
I'd be really cautious about using CA on a...
Lathe turned the nozzles for the lifting rocket canted cluster.. more details in build thread below.
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]
Finished up and installed the SRB nozzles.
Sanded the CWF on my wood lathe which worked...
Putting some CWF on the SRB Nozzles before installing them on the rocket. The BT-52 is just a fixture to hold the parts.
If the center motor fires first it's probably not good to have the rocket tethered to the pad via three pod motor leads. May not be a problem,...
Anti Zippering Tape on the parachute recovery kevlar chord.
Thanks for the comments fellas.
That's the plan until the rocket get's some flight rash, then try various pod motors.
147 ft apogee with a single E12.. chute deploys at 70 feet... pucker factor 10 :confused:
303 ft apogee with an E12 and the (3) 1/2 A-3 pod...
No personal experience, just what I've seen. Enlighten me please.
Updated the drawings to include the canted 13 mm pod motor mounts.
I'm thinking 2 launch controllers: (1) for the pod motors and another for the...
I simply can't bring myself to buy anything to organize rocket pieces parts.... especially when I have stuff coming in the mail in perfectly good...
Not at all. The thrust vector is skyward and in line with the c/l of the rocket.
Nothing wrong with fuzzy edges... that's more surface area for the wood glue..... and coating tubes with CA means when you use wood glue it won't...
Separate names with a comma.