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Estes Comet Chaser (3202) Details (lots of them)

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K'Tesh

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I need a lot of info on this one. I know that the payload section is BT-50, the body tube, and the motor tube are BT-20, I even have scans of the decals, and I can download the instructions.

What I don't know is the length of the body tubes, tube coupler, launch lug, the engine hook retaining ring, nosecone, and the transition (as well as shoulder lengths). I also need the fin dimensions (thickness included). I'd also like to know the length and weight of the eye bolt, and the shock cord (I know the parachute is 12").

I have my suspicions, but I want to make sure.

Thanks!
Jim
 

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030478 BT-20 3.00"
035021 EH-2A Standard 70mm Engine Hook
030168 Engine Hook Retainer Ring OD-0.787, ID-0.748, OL-0.315" (3/8")
030120 OD-0.708, ID-0.542, OL-1.0
030327 BT-20 6.00"
070008 TA2050-A (OD-0.736, ID-0.71, SL-0.5 / EL-1.0 / OD-0.976, ID-0.95, SL-0.5)
031305 BT-50 3.00"
070256 BNC-50J (OD-0.976, ID-0.95, OL-1.9, EL-1.4, SL-0.5)
038190 1/8" Launch Lug 2.00"
038251 SE-2A Eye Screw (I can get specs later)
038367 1/8" flat rubber 24.00"
035815 solid red12' chute (not the orange and white)

Fins and standoffs are 3/32" thick.


That's all I have found so far. But I'll keep working on it. I'm trying to get accurate fin measurements now.
 
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BTW, you owe me bro! lol
Yeah, I think I do.

Here's what I've got so far. The fins and the nosecone are suspect, but I think that the baseline of the rocket is correct.

Estes Comet Chaser (3202) draft.jpg
 

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I'm working on inputing the fin data. I have the fins properly proportioned. Of that I am sure. I can get them 100% I believe, if I could get the root edge length. I have the standoff accurate in my file. Just one simple missing piece of data.

The standoff is 2.5" base, 2.0" top, 45° slopes.
 

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This is what I have so far. I'm positive about the fin shape being accurate, just need that root edge length.

3202 Comet Chaser..jpg
 

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Rediscovered my scan of the fins and the decals... I noticed that I have marked the scan of the fins as 1/16" thick, which would make the LL stand-off 1/8" thick. My measurments of the standoff has it as 2 3/8" long at the root, 2" at the tip, and a span of 3/16"



The .ork file has been uploaded to my .ork files thread.
 
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