Estes Meteor Masher Instructions

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  1. Aug 5, 2019 #1

    Berman

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    Hello all, I just joined a couple weeks ago.
    I had my first experience with model rockets in 5th grade, built a small rocket I think was called the sprite.
    No recovery system. It was fun. That was in 1967 or 1968.
    Next time I built anything was around 1984-85. Space Shuttle, SR 71, the cruise missle and a few others.

    Now, 2019 I am retired with lots of time. So far I have built another Space Shuttle, sr 71 and have the older Saturn V waiting to be built. Bought a Dr Zooch Shuttle and Saturn V waiting also.

    Bought the SpaceX Falcon 9 and the Bryce upgrade kit. 2 weeks ago.
    Last week bought a box full of older Estes kits, some built some not, various engines and misc for $20

    One of the built rockets is a Meteor Masher. I had to look at pictures of older Estes kits on the web, that's how I identified it.

    It was built very well, and unpainted. But the builder apparently glued the piston assembly. It would not release the bombs.
    As I was trying to figure out how it was supposed to release the bombs I wound up tearing the center tube( piston? )

    I have searched as much as I could and cannot locate any instructions on how to assemble this kit.

    Does anyone know where I can get a copy of the instructions?

    Thanks for any help.
     
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    Thanks. That was all I was able to find in my earlier search. I was hoping someone had the instructions for download some where but I suppose not.
    Thanks again.
     
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    Thanks Huxter! This helps for sure. If you can't find the instructions I may have to find a kit on ebay.
     
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    Yeah, I'm afraid all my past instructions are locked up! I will not be able to get tt them for many months! :p

    Good luck!
     

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