Is anyone doing custom balsa nose cones these days?

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dbrent

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I have need for a precise replica of an Estes BNC-50K for a cloning project. At one time this was as easy as going to the Semroc website and placing an order and it would usually show up that evening... okay that's a bit of an exaggeration but I'm sure you all remember how quickly stuff used to arrive from Carl & Sheryl.
Anyway, eRockets is out of stock on them and the Balsa Machining version has a rounded tip that just doesn't look right. So now I'm looking for anyone who can produce an accurate BNC-50K as a custom part.
 

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Thanks,
I contacted Gordon and he's already on it!
Don
 

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Everything I've seen Gordon make is a work of art. You can't go wrong getting it from him.
Absolutely.
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Ramjet inlets and tail nozzles for the Centuri Magnum D SR-71.
That reminds me, I should wrap up that build thread.
Duh.
 

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Gordon is indeed a pleasure to deal with and does great work!
 

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Thanks for posting the link to Gordon. I'm interested in having something done too.
 

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At one time this was as easy as going to the Semroc website and placing an order and it would usually show up that evening... okay that's a bit of an exaggeration but I'm sure you all remember how quickly stuff used to arrive from Carl & Sheryl.
Semroc used to scare me, there were times that parts showed up when I was just done figuring out I needed them.
I think they were messing around with the "Space-Time Continuum", and we have all seen those episodes of "Star Trek: TNG" and they never end well.
 
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