Centuri - Scorpion (KF-6 or #5176) Gallery

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  1. Feb 7, 2009 #1

    JAL3

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    Welcome to the Centuri Scorpion (KF-6 or #5176) Gallery on TRF.

    This gallery showcases the Centuri Scorpion (KF-6 or #5176) and those rockets derived from it. Particularly appropriate in this thread are the following:


    Centuri: Scorpion: KF-6 or #5176



    as well as any upscales, downscales, clones, kitbashes or other derivative works. Even Goonies qualify!



     
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    JAL3

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    Centuri Scorpion (KF-6 or #5176) Basic Information.

    [​IMG] Centuri Engineering

    MODEL NAME: Scorpion Also known as: Scorpion Space Probe

    NUMBER: KF-6 or #5176

    Introduced: 1965
    Final Year: 1970
    Designer:

    Type: Sport
    Motor Mount:
    Recovery: Parachute
    Stages: 1
    Length: 28"
    Diameter: 1.25"
    Span:
    Weight: 3.8 oz

    Mfg. Description: Terrific kit for entry into Large Scale model rocketry. Easy-to-build, the Scorpion offers many hours of building and launching enjoyment for the advanced model rocketeer. Designed for use with Centuri's Atlas engines, the Scorpion rockets out of sight and returns safely by parachute --- ready to be flown again. (Centuri 1965 Catalog)

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    Terrific kit for entry into Large Scale model rocketry. Easy-to-build, the Scorpion offers many hours of building and launching enjoyment for the advanced model rocketeer. Designed for use with Centuri's Mini Max "E" type engines, the Scorpion rockets out of sight and returns safely by parachute --- ready to be flown again. (Centuri 1967 Catalog)

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    1968 Catalog text identical to 1967 Catalog

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    Terrific kit for starting into Large-Scale model rocketry. Designed for use with MINI-MAX "EB" type engines, the SCORPION lifts off the pad slowly, then streaks out of sight and returns safely by parachute -- ready to be flown again. Easy-to-build, the SCORPION kit comes with engine mount and shock cord/secure cable pre-installed. (Centuri 1969 Catalog)

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    Terrific kit for starting into "Large-Scale" model rocketry. Designed for use with MINI-MAX and ENERJET 'E' type engines. The SCORPION lifts slowly from the launch pad then streaks out of sight to returns safely by chrome mylar parachute -- ready to fly again. (Centuri 1971 Catalog)


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    First post in this thread featuring this rocket.

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    RocketReviews
    Mfg. Page


    If you have any additional information on this rocket and/or catalog photos please let us know.
     
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    Here is a photo of an original Minimax Scorpion kit. Someone had already removed the factory included motors but everything else appears to be here.

    Sorry for the terrible resolution (camera/phone quality). When I have time, I will shoot some better close up photos.

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