Dynastar snarky vs quest AGM harpoon

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Adam3836

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Just looking for any input in these two rockets looking to buy something alittle
Different looking at least for me but not much experience with either so don’t want to pull the trigger on one if its known to be a flop


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Just looking for any input in these two rockets looking to buy something alittle
Different looking at least for me but not much experience with either so don’t want to pull the trigger on one of its known to be a flop
Different rockets, neither is a "flop".

Get both, and tell us which one you liked building more!
 

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I have built both. The Snarky is a much more challenging build than the Harpoon! You will need larger motors for the Snarky...Harpoon flies on c motors.
 

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I have built both. The Snarky is a much more challenging build than the Harpoon! You will need larger motors for the Snarky...Harpoon flies on c motors.

Thanks for the info appreciate that I think I will go for the harpoon at this point
Has a cool look and C motor works for around local fields thanks again
 

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As far as I can tell it is not a 2 stage and uses B and C engines the description from quest says the following but doesnt mention two stage

The Quest Harpoon model rocket kit is accurately detailed to match the US Navy and Air Force SLAM AGM-84 Harpoon anti-ship missile. The Harpoon model rocket can reach an altitude of 800 feet.
 

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An upscale Snarky with downscale wing-tip mounted Harpoons!
 

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Quest is wrong if they think their Harpoon kit is accurate. It's far from it. More space between the aft fins and the ones above it and the uppermost fins/canards need to be larger, equal in height to the fins below it.
 

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Quest is wrong if they think their Harpoon kit is accurate. It's far from it. More space between the aft fins and the ones above it and the uppermost fins/canards need to be larger, equal in height to the fins below it.

Hmmm interesting
 

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I have both but have only built and flown the Snarky.

They're both completely different ends of the spectrum to me. Snarky is more if you like building something very different (and a LOT harder imho), really cool (in most ppl's opinion) and you're not afraid to have it damaged if your flight isn't optimal.

The Harpoon is cool in itself and is more likely to be a less stressful and more enjoyable (and cheaper) flight. I'd say get the Harpoon first and then the Snarky after you're happy with your building and flights (=Get BOTH! :D).
 

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I have both but have only built and flown the Snarky.

They're both completely different ends of the spectrum to me. Snarky is more if you like building something very different (and a LOT harder imho), really cool (in most ppl's opinion) and you're not afraid to have it damaged if your flight isn't optimal.

The Harpoon is cool in itself and is more likely to be a less stressful and more enjoyable (and cheaper) flight. I'd say get the Harpoon first and then the Snarky after you're happy with your building and flights (=Get BOTH! :D).
good info thank you
Harpoon was ordered just waiting on her to arrive lol
 

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Harpoon looks like it could be modified to fly as a two stage.
 

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Figure I would update the thread on my AGM harpoon (snarky I can see in the future forsure)
Started it tonite got the motor mount in and fins all sanded and on pretty straight forward build so far

Had to grab a DER RED MAX too lol
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And she is completed one water slide decal got alittle funky but happy with it
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