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  1. Aug 21, 2012 #1

    oddmanrockets

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    this is a pic of my handmade fibreglass rocket fibreglass rocket.jpg i made the whole rocket with surfboard resin and 4 oz cloth. the nosecone is also glass. P1010646.jpg this the motor mount centering ring, also hand cut. stands 10ft 7ins, 63/4 ins dia. and 28 lbs empty. center 54 mm 4- 38 mm, and 4 - 29mm. 2 sets of altimeter bays for 4 sets of electronics for staggered motor ignition and deployment
     
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    That is pretty cool. How did you make the nose cone?
     
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    That is truly awesome-looking forward to seeing it fly!
     
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    Is that paint or vinyl? Ridiculous color scheme. Great job.
     
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    paint job took several weeks to do No vinyl and i morphed the nosecone useing a .99 cent drinking pitcher and a 5.5 in nosecone that i had together and used them as a mold. just need to save some $s for all the motors
     
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    That is awesome. A 99 cent pitcher. I am gonna have to find few of those.
     

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