Having way too much fun!!!!

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  1. Apr 14, 2019 #1

    Bill Gibson

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    0588043C-A9C0-4F06-9E5B-1EBAF2E0AFBE.jpeg 3404B69E-8BC4-401A-957B-CD1F815DC064.jpeg from left to right:

    1-43 year old Big Bertha repainted and repaired..

    2-Semroc Starlight about halfway done

    3-Semroc Vega ready to launch, no paint,
    just clear

    4-Another BB built from parts laying around and painted as close as I could get to the one on the last page in the ‘67 catalog
     
  2. Apr 14, 2019 #2

    TandemDwarf3410

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    Awesome! Do you plan to launch some or all of them?
     
  3. Apr 15, 2019 #3

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    So what's in the back middle, behind the lacquer thinner?

    Also, does Semroc pay a royalty to Estes on that Vega design (since it looks like a pointy node Bertha).
     
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    Bill Gibson

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    They will ALL go up......several times HOPEFULLY!!
     
  5. Apr 15, 2019 #5

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    Looks like a Bullpuppy to me.
     
  6. Apr 15, 2019 #6

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    The Vega is an original Semroc design which was/is a contemporary to the Big Bertha and aimed at the same "mission".

    It also sounds like the Vega to Goliath development was kind of the reverse of the Ranger to Big Bertha development.
     

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