Here's the entire build from finish to start:
A few years back I drove all the way to the Orlando ROCK field for a monthly club launch.
For me, it's about a 45 minute drive.
I opened the...
Great design and build, Neil!
I enjoyed going back and reading all the build progress. Seems you learn
a lot when assembling a model this complicated.
I brought out the Odd'l Rockets Adeptor for the same reasons you mentioned.
My right knee is touchy and I got tired of wet knees connecting up an...
Here's the Apogee POF Newsletter article on double layered shrouds:
Here's a MicroMaxx carded version:
That is a quarter next to it - it's really that...
The re-purposed Cookie Puss -
COOKIE O' PUSS for St. Patrick's Day!
Do manufacturer's inflate performance? Here's a fun one -
The first picture is the copy block from the Centuri Payloader II kit from 1971...
Thanks for the plug BAR!
A correction - I don't dip the igniter wire in the Fabri-tac glue, I apply a little bit of the glue on the igniter bridge...
Don't cut it up! There's a better way to assemble the tower and capsule -
http://modelrocketbuilding.blogspot.com/search/label/E Mercury Redstone...
The Quest wadding will break down, but it takes a LONG time -
I don't stick clear Scotch tape to my jeans - With the Scotch tape masks you want it to stick and seal.
I only do the jeans thing with regular...
Today I'm starting on one technique to get sharper black lines in and out of the corrugations on my blog:
Actually, in a three pack of engines you get;
Three engines, three "starters" and four of the plugs.
Here's a complete build from my blog, from finish to start:
Thanks for the kind words SecondRow!
Here's more information (than you'll ever want) on the Estes (Centuri) Mercury Capsule assembly:...
Here's the title for the SEARCH window on the right side of the page, 1969
That will take you the latest post of the new Estes Saturn...
Hey, that's me!
Wow! My Guillow's planes never looked like that, or flew like that!
The whiter nozzles are older.
I always thought the darker, gray speckled nozzles might be made using compressed kitty litter.
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