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Here's my other Airfest project, the lovely AMWProX 4" Bigger Daddy. I did a quick and easy assembly with 5 minute epoxy for basic bonding and West Systems and colloidal silica for fillets.

I was fortunate enough that an up-and-coming 2K automotive spray paint company reached out and offered me some samples of their yet-to-be-released product. After paint, I topped it off with Stickershock printed decals.

It came out decent! I need to wet sand the line between the yellow and black on the nosecone and see if I can correct some of the bleeding.

First flight will be on a CTI K740 at Airfest in a couple of weeks.


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Why make the daddy bigger, when you can make the motor mount bigger?

I want to min diameter one of these Bigger Daddies though. Sometime after I get this one flown
 

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Why make the daddy bigger, when you can make the motor mount bigger?

I want to min diameter one of these Bigger Daddies though. Sometime after I get this one flown
I was bummed you didn't get to fly at LDRS! Looking forward to seeing it go!

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Yeah I was bummed too. Had it out in the tower and everything. I’m really thinking of saving it for LDRS 40 though
I'll be there for sure, I'd love to see it out there!


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The Bigger Daddy took the K740 and loved every minute of it.

Well, maybe not towards the end. It got a little wiggly. C-star really put the fins to the test, but the Bigger Daddy prevailed! Got it back and it's ready to go again!


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That’s quite the flame for such a small rocket! I just stuffed an I1299 in a rocket that was only slightly longer than the motor over the weekend. Something like a 2.5:1 flame:rocket ratio.
It's pretty ideal!

I really want to put a K185 in it and see how it does.

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