Crazy idea 3D mockup nearing completion.

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As I write this, the three external motor mounts are attached and drying.
The fins are cut out (of a foam material) and ready to attach.
I have enough nose cones (four) to give a sense of what a completed rocket would look like.
I've used parts that I wouldn't use if I were building a functioning rocket, just so you know. The idea is to give a sense of what the real thing would have looked like, had I built it.
I think it might look both sloppy and amazing.
I think the solution to many of the potential problems with an actual build would be to mount the external rockets out of line with the body to create spin. The spin would partially correct any problems with differences in motor thrust an direct flame away from the lower sections of the rocket.
My biggest question mark is the way I've attached the motors. They are attached to 1/8" balsa which is attached to the body. Would the motor thrust rip them off, even if I used thicker balsa? Massive fillets?
 

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1/8" balsa which is attached to the body. Would the motor thrust rip them off, even if I used thicker balsa? Massive fillets?
Estes BP motors? (13 or 18mm)

As long as the grain isn't parallel to the tube, i wouldnt worry about their level of thrust ripping them off the rocket. (Healthy fillets of wood glue (yellow) still recommended)
 
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