Centuri PNC-167 Nose cone

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Massrokit

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Would like to get. This is the Nike Smoke looking cone to fit a ST-16 tube. Willing to buy at reasonable price or trade. Please contact via PM Thank you.
 

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Not that I can help, but Quest had an injection molded Nike Smoke that IIRC didn't fit Estes body tubes... I wonder if that would be a good substitute?
 

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I purchased a replica PNC-167 from Moldin' Oldies available from www.siriusrocketry.com several years ago. I can not get to their website on this computer. So I can
not verify if Moldin' Oldies still offers this nose cone.
Speaking of oldies, it is running Windows 98...

I do have an original Centuri Nike Smoke kit that I never finished. It has a two-part vacuum formed nose cone that frustrated me back in the late '60s.

Chas
 

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Quest used Metric body tubes, that's why most of their NC's never truly fit Estes BT's. The PNC -167 I believe was a injected molded one piece. 16 mean it fitted ST-16 and it was 7 inches long. used both on Centuri model and Enerjet model.
 

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The Quest cone is for the T35 (35mm) tube, which would be closer to the ST-13, but wouldn't fit anyway.

IIRC, the cone on the Centuri Nike Smoke that I had in the late '70s was blow-molded. I never finished it - screwed up trying to get the correct taper on the fins. I don't have the cone any more, but I don't remember what became of it.
 

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Any reason the Estes Nike Smoke is not acceptable? It is essentially the same kit as the old Centuri kit except it has a blow mold cone rather than the injection molded version.
 

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Still looking for. Mostly a weight thing. Does anyone know the weight of the cone I'll looking for?
 
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