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cummins

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I have two fat boys and have built one stock. I want to add a 24mm engine mount to the second one. When I do that I plan on using CA on the fins and Epoxy on the engine mount. Is there anything else I should do to strengthen this rocket?

Thanks in advance for your suggestions,

Dale
 

mack

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Sounds good to me. That should be all you need to do.
 

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I built one with a cluster of 3- 24 mm motor mounts, used epoxy on the motor mount and epoxied the fins in. I didnt think i ws gonna get it back so it has a horrible finish (neon yellow, runs and all) so.....
 

cummins

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3-24mm sounds good. Where is a good place to get cluster motor mounts?
 

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The only mod I made to my 24mm Fat Boy (other than the motor tube) was to use 1/8 ply centering rings instead of cardboard ones. Turned out nice and sturdy! I didn't use any epoxy, but I did use CA.
 

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Balsa Machining and Thrustline both have 'em. I think Fliskits does too. (those cluster mounts, that is)
 

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Fliskits has them.... I just used the stock centering rings and traced out how i needed it out... probably a little harder but you cant get it faster!!
 

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Imake my own motor mounts out of 110card stock and then coat with elmers white works great and its cheap also if you mess one up oh well start again.:D chaaeck the fliskits for the M.E. and go for it
 

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flying_silverad,

How much? Do you have cluster mm?
 
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