Estes #2068 Grey Hawk

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johnnwwa

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This OOP Grey Hawk kit was given to me today. Some assembly of this kit has been finished , but the MOST Important parts Nose Cone, Decals & instructions are with this kit as you can see. I will rebuilt this kit from the ground up. Estes produced this kit from 1992 - 1994 Glad to get this one :) Price was right FREE.
I'll be looking at JimZ site to get missing fin patterns and cardstock sheet :D :D :D

BAR
John
 

Ryan S.

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those outboard tubes are begging to be made into motor mounts
 

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John,

I've got one of those NIB around here somewhere, so if you have trouble finding the patterns, let me know and I'll try and dig it out of the "bin-o-rocket-stuff" (i.e., my garage).

BTW, it appears (assuming the intake tubes in your picture are glued on) that the intakes are glued on backwards and without the angle cut on the front edge.

I believe it should be a "clonable" kit since it's a common NC (e.g., current Renegade or older Astrosat), and it doesn't appear to have any really strange parts.
 

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John:
RyanS is right, the Greyhawk make a great clusted upgrade;) wiring is a bit tricky with the recessed central motor but this little birdy really HONKS on 3 C6's :D
Heres a pic of the two I built. the blue camofluage went the the Air & Space museum Gift shop for display. the brown camo. is clustered.
I thought I had a lift-off shot but apparently I haven't scanned it yet. it's is a blur as I remember:D
 

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Originally posted by Conan
I believe it should be a "clonable" kit since it's a common NC (e.g., current Renegade or older Astrosat), and it doesn't appear to have any really strange parts.

That is not the Renegades nose cone, I think you arte thining abouot the Shuttle Express ;). Wow, that kit is larger than I thought it was... I was thinking that is it bt-50 based... man, I wish I had one. I think I would really enjoy that :). Maybe one of these days, I will steal the nose off my Shuttle Xpress and clone my own :)
 

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Originally posted by n3tjm
That is not the Renegades nose cone, I think you arte thining abouot the Shuttle Express

Hmmm ... I guess I just assumed that the cockpit NC on the Renegade was the same one. Sorry about that and thanks for the correction -- should have gone out the the garage and checked to make sure.

I'm pretty sure that the Greyhawk is BT-56 (ST-13) based like the Astrosat and (yes) the Shuttle Express, among others.
 
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