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KerryQuinn

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I took a few liberties with the components that come in a "Square One" kit from newwayspace models, to make a rockets that was more interesting to me....

To make transition sections for the square tubes, I cut, scored and bent the hefty "tube" stock. A dremel cut-off wheel works very well to machine the square tube-stock. The final shape is part tube, part fill'n finish. To make the square nozzles, I just trimmed pieces off from one end of the tube, scored and bent as needed.

Flew it yesterday on a B6-4 with a bunch of boy scouts looking on - picture perfect flight... :)

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Pantherjon

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:roll: That is pretty cool!:cool:

Hip to be square! ;)
 

Huge Blues

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That's thinking outside the box.

Very nice kitbash.
 

KerryQuinn

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Here's another square tube rocket I've been working on (built from the parts found in a Newway Space Models '4 square' rocket, plus some basswood.)

This one is D-powered with a lot of nose weight.
I think that the Rebel forces could have built a few more X-wings on their limited budget if they only would have come up with the idea of using 4'x8' sheets of plywood for the "wings".....

-Kerry

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