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Looking back to the Good ole days of rocketry again the early Estes Model K-54 Saros "scale like model is a fairly large Micro downscale in T3 .375" diameter. 9" Long it needed 5 #9 lead shot to get it to fly right.
Ewt: 7.4g LOWt: 8.5g it gets good altitude recovering on a 1/2" x 15" yellow teflon Wadding/Streamer.

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Here's my vintage early 1970s Estes Saros model.

It has flown several times in the past.

I think it would make a nice model for Estes to re-issue. ;)

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Welcome to the Estes (Astron) Saros (K-54 or #1254) Gallery on TRF.

This gallery showcases the Estes (Astron) Saros (K-54 or #1254) and those rockets derived from it. Particularly appropriate in this thread are the following:


Estes: (Astron) Saros: K-54 or #1254
MMWW: (Estes) Saros: #356



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



 
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Estes (Astron) Saros (K-54 or #1254) Basic Information.

Estes Industries

MODEL NAME: Saros Also known as: Astron Saros

NUMBER: K-54 or #1254

Introduced: 1971
Final Year: 1978
Designer: Mike Dorffler

Type: Pseudo Scale
Motor Mount: 1x18mm
Recovery: Parachute
Stages: 1
Length: 22.5"
Diameter: 0.976"
Span:
Weight: 1.5 oz

Mfg. Description: An excellent scale-like model for any rocketeer. A new feature is the integral fin unit engine mount providing immediate and positive location of the thrust rings. The embossed metallic press-on material and decal arrangement add the final professional touch of realism not found on other models in its class. (Estes 1971 Catalog)


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MMWW (Estes) Saros (#356) Basic Information.

McCoy's Micro Wonder Works (MMWW)

MODEL NAME: MM T3 Saros Also known as:

NUMBER: #356

Introduced: 2008
Final Year:
Designer: Mike Dorffler, John McCoy

Type: Downscale, Pseudo Scale
Motor Mount: 1x6mm
Recovery: Streamer
Stages: 1
Length: 8.95675"
Diameter: 0.375"
Span:
Weight:

Mfg. Description:


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Plan Image


Face Card(s)



Instruction Header(s)





First post in this thread featuring this rocket.

See Also:
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LINKS
EMRR
RocketReviews
Mfg. Page


If you have any additional information on this rocket and/or catalog photos please let us know.
 
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008.jpg009.jpgA few flights after these pictures were taken, it had a hard landing that cracked up the nose, so I need to rebuild the top half of the rocket.
 

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Saros clone using 3D printed parts:



Parts can be found here.
 

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Really nice work there. I've always loved the Saros, and the extra detail really adds to it. Well done!
 
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