Nothing new in the model rocketry world - George Gassaway's site has his 1985 article about how to build a machine....
Be very glad that the Colossus fins aren't Kronos fins.
Literally, the same. Not just the same size.
If you are considering cloning the Colossus, go with wood fins that have the same profile.
Cherokee-G was a AAA Model Aviation Fuels kit back in the '80s.
erockets sells them.
Yes, that's correct. A lot of the old "contest administrative overhead" has been removed.
I'm not sure what the big deal is either. It's some...
Well as far as model rocket flights go, it was an extremely marginal, hold-your-breath, crappy flight. I only did it because I am a steely-eyed...
Club involvement is mostly irrelevant under the new rules. The rules make it such that you only need one other person participating. Time each...
I flew this model with a B6-2, and had a completely safe flight. I agree that the model flies well with a C6-3.
20-foot finish? Just primer and paint. Do only minimal surface prep. It will still look nicer than unpainted.
I'll second that recommendation. I apply three coats of the Deft Sanding Sealer, then wood filler, and finally a high-solids primer.
There is no such thing.
The motor thrust ring is plastic? Isn't that a little bit "melty?"
Having access to a decent field and hosting launches often. Without these everything on your list fails.
My Centuri Payloader had a 3.5-inch long clear payload section. Both 2.5- and 3.5-inch long clear payload tubes are correct for the Payloader II....
...and some engineering. The internal components need to be vented properly so that the flame front from the burned-out booster doesn't just pop...
Interesting - Estes Industries LLC. Who are they?
Oh yeah... well then maybe this is what you are looking for:
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