Estes - (Astron) Starlight (K-32 or #1232) Gallery

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  1. Feb 7, 2009 #1

    JAL3

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    Welcome to the Estes (Astron) Starlight (K-32 or #1232) Gallery on TRF.

    This gallery showcases the Estes (Astron) Starlight (K-32 or #1232) and those rockets derived from it. Particularly appropriate in this thread are the following:


    Estes: (Astron) Starlight: K-32 or #1232



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



     
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    Estes (Astron) Starlight (K-32 or #1232) Basic Information.

    [​IMG] Estes Industries

    MODEL NAME: Astron Starlight Also known as: Starlight

    NUMBER: K-32 or #1232

    Introduced: 1967
    Final Year: 1972
    Designer: Bill See

    Type: Exotic
    Motor Mount: 1x18mm
    Recovery: Parachute
    Stages: 1
    Length: 18"
    Diameter: 0.976"
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    Weight: 2 oz

    Mfg. Description: Unique Design Demonstration and Sport Rocket

    Advanced design incorporates large fin area for exceptional stability. Launches straight up to extreme altitudes, even in moderate winds (but remember the parachute drift you get with the wind). Unique fin design makes it ideal for display, and it's graceful in flight. Comes with all parts and instructions. Engines not included. (Estes 1968 Catalog)

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    1969 Catalog text identical to 1968 Catalog

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    Advanced design incorporates large fin area for exceptional stability. Launches straight up to extreme altitudes. Graceful in flight, its unique fin design makes it ideal for sport, demonstration, or display. Engines not included. (Estes 1970 Catalog)

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    First post in this thread featuring this rocket.

    See Also:
    TRF Build Threads

    TRF Applicable Threads

    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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    I would love to find an original kit for this rocket somewhere.

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    I just finished building the Semroc clone:
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    I'll have to wait for a nice day for better pictures, the pearl white and copper metallic really pop in the sun.
     
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    Nice I had one way back in the day loved to fly it.
     
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