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solrules

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Look at the attachment...it pretty much speaks for itself. Note: the nose cone was actually yellow before this flight.....Ill try to post more pics of it later. Suprisingly, the rocket only suffered a body tube failure (LOC IROC), and with a copular, should be flying again soon (and, of course, a nose cone!)
 

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I'm in the same boat here with my upscale Der Red Max. I'm glad it was never painted. Only the first 3" of tubing is kinked. A nosecone fits in the top of the rocket, but extremely tight from the kinked tubing. Check out the nosecone in this picture.
 

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I wonder if Jim Flis could design a stable rocket using THAT?!? :)

--Lance.
 

jflis

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hhhmmmmmmmmm....................

Now I'll be up *ALL* night....

:p
 

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The *only* saving grace here is that I can cut the good part, or part that isn't kinked off, and reused the smaller piece for a boattail or some other cone necessary scratchbuild. It's still a bummer to do something like this. :(
 

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One more comment to solrules ...

Your little mishap looks like it could be used around Halloween to turn your garden gnome into a wizard.

Just a thought, if Jim doesn't come up with something.

Oh, Ji-im ...

--Lance.
 
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