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Zeke Johnson

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Does anyone know of a good source for a 2.56" Fiberglass Nose Cone with Removable Shoulder?

My goal was to use the BadAss 65mm Nose Bay with the Mach 1 65mm Nose Cone.

I received the BadAss Nose bay in about 1 week ARO. I do not think the Mach 1 order will ever ship, however. It was ordered over 3 weeks ago with no shipping updates.

The Bad Ass Bay requires the nose cone shoulder to be removable.

The nose cone I am trying to replace is:

Plastic ogive nosecone LOC 2.56"- $15.39
Shoulder OD = 64.6mm
Outer OD = 67.2mm

This is the 2.56" plastic nose cone provided with Giant Leap kits.

The Mach 1 looks like an almost perfect match.

I found something similar by MadCow, but they do not provide any specifications for their nose cones on the Web Site. I emailed their support team and they do not have any specs to provide either.

The Wildman 2.6 cone is one solid piece.

Can anyone suggest another vendors to look at for fiberglass nose cones meeting this criteria?

Thank you,
Zeke
 

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Mach 1,s are from wildman. At least the ones I have are.
 

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The Filament wound composite tip Madcow 2.6” cone I have measures
Outer OD 67.2mm
Shoulder OD 65mm
 

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Actually they are. You can upgrade to them ad they shoulder he sells are also. I have several.
Not all of them, just the upgraded ones.
 

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Mach 1,s are from wildman. At least the ones I have are.
This 2.6" from Wildman is one piece per Tim Lehr:


2.6_480x480.jpg


Maybe there is a 2.6" that he carries that I am not aware of.

Can you provide a link?

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Does anyone know of a good source for a 2.56" Fiberglass Nose Cone with Removable Shoulder?

My goal was to use the BadAss 65mm Nose Bay with the Mach 1 65mm Nose Cone.

I received the BadAss Nose bay in about 1 week ARO. I do not think the Mach 1 order will ever ship, however. It was ordered over 3 weeks ago with no shipping updates.

The Bad Ass Bay requires the nose cone shoulder to be removable.

The nose cone I am trying to replace is:

Plastic ogive nosecone LOC 2.56"- $15.39
Shoulder OD = 64.6mm
Outer OD = 67.2mm

This is the 2.56" plastic nose cone provided with Giant Leap kits.

The Mach 1 looks like an almost perfect match.

I found something similar by MadCow, but they do not provide any specifications for their nose cones on the Web Site. I emailed their support team and they do not have any specs to provide either.

The Wildman 2.6 cone is one solid piece.

Can anyone suggest another vendors to look at for fiberglass nose cones meeting this criteria?

Thank you,
Zeke
I saw those as well and my thought was that you would cut off the shoulder of an existing nose cone and replace it with the sleeve and mount you purchased from them. I could be wrong as I haven’t pulled the trigger and ordered but that’s how I viewed it.
 

Zeke Johnson

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I saw those as well and my thought was that you would cut off the shoulder of an existing nose cone and replace it with the sleeve and mount you purchased from them. I could be wrong as I haven’t pulled the trigger and ordered but that’s how I viewed it.
Unfortunately, you can't just saw off the Wildman shoulder and use another standard coupler. The Inside Diameter of the shoulder is the same inside the nose cone. You would essentially need to find a coupler that would fit inside the existing coupler.

I'm not sure the Mach 1 nose cones come from Wildman. They look totally different. The Mach 1 cones say they are "Compressed Resin and Fiberglass". The Wildman nose cones are "Filament Wound".




It would be awesome if Mach 1 was actually shipping product. This nose cone looks almost perfect:



If anyone has any nose cone supplier suggestions, it would be greatly appreciated.

Zeke
 

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The 2.2" fiberglass nose cone I got from madcow last year had a separate shoulder. I would expect a larger one to be the same. Not an authoritative answer, but hopefully of use to you.

I am surprised you didn't get a response from them -- I had a question recently about their slotted body tubes and got an answer in a couple of days.
 
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We have 4 shapes
3:1 Ogive
4:1 Ogive
5:1 Ogive
5:1 Conical
More to come.

All filament wound Fiberglass with removable coupler

Thanks
Sales Dept
compositewarehouse.com
 

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The 2.2" fiberglass nose cone I got from madcow last year had a separate shoulder. I would expect a larger one to be the same. Not an authoritative answer, but hopefully of use to you.

I am surprised you didn't get a response from them -- I had a question recently about their slotted body tubes and got an answer in a couple of days.
I got a reply from MadCow within a few minutes of my initial inquiry. They just could not offer any dimensional specifications. They could not verify the OD of the shoulder.

The MadCow WebSite provides no dimensions or technical information for any of their products.

Mach 1 is mostly non-responsive.

Zeke
 

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Specs on Composite Warehouse look close.

How does Madcow not know the specs of their products? Or have one handy to measure. Wow. Come on Madcow, you can do better than that. For the record, I fly lots of Madcows, not saying anything negative, just don't see how you don't know the product you sell.
 
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