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mkmilion

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It's the Estes Eliminator!!! Have you seen the LL on these things?! 1/8"!!! Anyways I so proud.
 

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1/8 is the standard Estes size. Sure it's not 3/16? I was going to get one of these, but I though nah, it goes too high. Wonder what it would do on an F21...:eek:
 

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mkmilion,

I replaced my LLs with some pieces of a Bic pen so I could launch off a 3/8 inch rod. Didn't know if it was necessary since this rocket is so light. I also used standoffs for whatever reason.

This bird will absolutely sky on an E9-6!! On an F?? Bye, bye...

You'll have great fun, just keep your eyes on it!!!

bmhiii
 

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Yipes, i dont wanna think about that. Let me see what it would do on rocsim... cant dl the file. I think you would get at least 4k... I wouldnt try it. Anyways, I'm sure it will be fun to fly it stock.
 

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I love the Eliminator. That thing rocks on an E9 and can be flown on an C11. I have an extra F21 laying around. O yeah you know where thats going:D
 

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I launched MINE on an F21-6W.... Never saw it again! LOL! It shot into a low cloud and dissapeared. It is eithere 20' below ground or is still drifting! Great flight! IF you dont mind loosing it, fly it on the F21! Its great fun!
 

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Was at HL today, thinking about the Eliminator, but they didn't have one. I settled on a baby bertha, for the start of my bertha family.
 

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I installed the standard 1/8" launch on my Bertha Mod. Even with the modifications though, it still only weighs 4 oz, so I thought it would be light enough for the rod still.

I'll might be test flying it tomarrow out at Lucerne on a D12. The LOC chute I put in it is a bit heavier and a lot bulkier than the Estes chute that came with the kit. I hope the CG isn't off too much, or that the chute doesn't get stuck inside and the rocket core-samples. :eek:

I won't have any of my larger projects ready until later in the month, however, like my Executioner :D
 

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mkmilion,
the 1/8 rod is fine and the estes E9 is a great combo
Aerotech E motors really get some altitude !
 

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The Eliminator is a cool kit, wonder what it would do on a F24? hmm, sounds tempting.
 

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Originally posted by stymye
mkmilion,
the 1/8 rod is fine and the estes E9 is a great combo
Aerotech E motors really get some altitude !

Actually it's 1/4" I was looking at the fin can when I made that comment. I plan on buying some Aerotechs for though.
 

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1/4"? Wow! Mighty light rocket for a 1/4 inch. :eek:

But then, Estes seems to go by a set formula for what lug to put on the rocket based on the motors its built for, and not the rocket weight. :rolleyes:
 
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