Extra O-ring

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Jan 25, 2009
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Last Saturday I flew an E11 in my Estes Dude.
When I was assembling the motor, I removed the forword closure after it was assembled to reposition the igniter. When I was putting the closure back on, I couldn't find the Forward O-ring, so I got another one from the bag and put it in. I screwed the closure on and flew it.
It burned just fine, but when I got home and cleaned the motor, ou popped two forword O-rings. Oops... I must have not seen the first O-ring sticking to the forward closure when I put it together again. The case is fine, but I thought Joe Burger and some others might be interested.

And a lesson was also learned, always check twice before getting another O-ring:)