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Meat

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I need to come across a couple of 3" olgive nosecones similar to the one from the estes big daddy . NC-30P2
 

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not sure they make olgive nosecones.

I do know of an Ogive nosecone. There is bound to be someone with an Ogive nosecone.

Ben

P.S. we need to rid TRF of oglive nosecone goers ;)
 

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being 6'8" 330 they typically laugh on the inside when I say stupid things :)
 

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Jon Rocket offers this 3" NC:

Mercury Engineering Cones

MNC - 3"......................................11.00
3" Nose Cone Specifications
Material: White Blow-Molded PolyStyrene
(Durable and Easy to Paint)
Weight: 3.50 oz
Length: 14" Overall, 11" Exposed



And here is the link.

http://www.jonrocket.com/nosecones.html

We purchased a few for testing and they appear to be of good quality but run a wee bit on the small side along the diameter.
 

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....We purchased a few for testing and they appear to be of good quality but run a wee bit on the small side along the diameter.
Whose airframe tubing are you measuring it against? i noticed the Estes 3" tubing in my Big Daddy is about 1/16 smaller than most other 3" HPR tubing such as LOC, which i was hoping to use to make an ebay-extension for it.
 

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The Mercury cone is a nice piece. The one I have required very little work to remove and fill any mold seams. It holds primer/paint very nicely. It did require 1/2 wrap of tape on the shoulder for snug fit. Exterior seems to be right on w/the tubing for the Mercury Invader kit.
 

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Thanks guys I will order a couple next week.
 

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Whose airframe tubing are you measuring it against? i noticed the Estes 3" tubing in my Big Daddy is about 1/16 smaller than most other 3" HPR tubing such as LOC, which i was hoping to use to make an ebay-extension for it.
The Mercury NC's are way too small for LOC tubing, which is actually what we had purchased them for, the entire NC will fit inside a LOC 3" BT. I believe they are for the Estes style tube.
 

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I just peeked at the Estes site to see if by chance they finally added the Big Daddy N/C to their spare parts list, got this instead- so theres some hope:
Replacement & Spare Parts

We are currently redesigning our spare parts purchasing section, as well as adding additional spare parts for our customers. Please call 1-866-532-6962 to place an order. Thank-you.
 

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Just measured my Mercury nosecone. It came in at 3.075. The BT from Mercury measures 2.990
 

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Just measured my Mercury nosecone. It came in at 3.075. The BT from Mercury measures 2.990
Can i ask you to check the circumference of the shoulder?
the most accurate way is to tighly wrap a piece of paper around it and mark where the edgecomes to, the unfurl and measure with a ruler. the divide by Pi for Diameter.

By the way, i found Mercury's site: http://www.mercury-rockets.com/index.html
they have some cool and really inexpensive kits! shipping is low too, now i'm temped to order some too... its all your fault! ;):p:)
 

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shoulder measured w/my caliper @ 2.923. Soloman @ Merc is a great guy. His measurements on the components page are dead on from what i just measured. I happened to have my girls Invador out for a small repair so it's sitting right in front of me. This one flies on interchangeable 1x24, 2x24, 3x24, 3x18 and 1x29mm when I get around to ordering the mount w/my next purchase. It will be an RDR that flies on 1x29, 2x24 and 3x24.
 

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