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rocketsonly

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Hey all. Cast your votes on 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9 18mm motor clusters! What would you all like to see? Clip whips would be included in the kit. About $35 for a 9 clustered 3.9" kit.
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OKTurbo

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I voted for a 6 motor cluster. Just open up 2 fresh 3-packs and watch them burn....

John
 

nomopbo

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clusters...
GOOOOOOOD

I'm for anything between 3-6. Keep in mind the Hydra 7 problems discussed recently when trying to fire all seven motors at once.
 

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9 motors would be absolutely sweet. If you used high temperature enamel, you might not get any blistering or sagging.

Use paint that is rated to about 500 degrees F.
 

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Back when flashbulb ignition was new (about 1976 or so) At one of the first GLRM meets, I successfully launched a 25 engine cluster that was still legally, at that time, a model rocket (Weighed under a pound, had less that 4 ounces of propellent) It had, if I recall correctly, a D12 and 5- B14's (to get it off the ground) and the rest were either 1/4 or 1/2 A's, to keep the propellent weight down, yet give me the number of engines I wanted. The previous record was 19 engines. I followed that up a year later with a 37 engine cluster. We're in the process of moving (and starting a rocket company....which will have to wait 'til after the move) but I know I have at least 2 or 3 pictures of the rocket and it's flight packed away in my office stuff. I'll post 'em when I find them.

Al
 
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