Body tube to fit Estes Pro Series II 4" Nose cone

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  1. Apr 4, 2019 #1

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    Binder Design's 4" tubes are a good match (34" Max length). I just double checked with my own personal samples. It's a little tight but I was able to blow it free with a good "puff". If you were to seal the tube, then sand the inside, it could be a little easier to pop the nosecone.

    BD also sells couplers that would allow you to extend the body tube beyond 34", if needed.
     
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    I have used 4" Aerotech tubing. Purchased from eRockets.
     
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    NICE! The new owners brought the MDRM NC back. Although a few $ higher than before. Perhaps the whole MDRM is close behind.
     
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    I’ve had my eye on building a mid power DRM for a while. This nose cone is just what I’ve been waiting for. Buying a NOS MDRM kit just to get the nose cone wasn’t an option due to the insane prices of the kits on the used market.
     
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    We can hope but unless you can fly the MDRM on the current 29mm BP motors probably not. Maybe a new version - a MDRM-lite perhaps - but that won’t satisfy most folks who seem to want it brought back. A lighter built version wouldn’t be as amenable to use with higher power motors like the original.

    Now, if there’s a new MDRM along with some more powerful motors...that would ROCK! Even though I’m not into HPR and would be just fine with a MDRM-lite a bring back of the original along with more powerful motors from Estes could be intriguing!
     
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    I just confirmed a MDRM nose cone will fit LOC airframe tubing.
     
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    Perfect, thank you for checking!
     

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