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sjh1

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I didn't see another build of this model so I thought I would people a heads up.

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The instructions for this model are extremely poor. I recommend that you take the time to identify all the part before starting because it is very hard to determine from the step instructions.

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It's weird but the main body tube and the engine mount are the same diameter and joined by the the engine block which more like a thick stage coupler.

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There have been a couple of others (most recently, Nytrunner's), but it's good to see another. However, your images aren't working.
 

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Woo, another Blackstar!
Be sure and take your time with this thing, It demands respect.

I ended up spending a month building mine, and another doing the cosmetics. It was worth it though!
It still hasn't flown cuz I'm not sure I want to send it on a D12, but I definitely DON't want to use an E12....
 

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I didn't see another build of this model so I thought I would people a heads up.

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If you view this place using an old fashioned pc/web brower you can scroll down and get a nice Similar Threads list:

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The instructions for this model are extremely poor. I recommend that you take the time to identify all the part before starting because it is very hard to determine from the step instructions.
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Yes, the Estes international hieroglyphics are quite challenging. BTW if you rotate your pictures (left, right, straighten, save) before posting they will display the way you want. I did this with MS Paint:

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Sorry, I don't have any hints for mobile device users. :blush:
 
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