Is the Estes Pro Series ll “Majestic” a good buy?

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  1. Jan 27, 2019 #31

    GlenP

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    This Majestic purple/chrome rocket kind of reminds me of the one that The Joker tried to launch Bat Girl on...

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    bet you don't have that action figure :)
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    Mugs, are your decals from stickershock?
     
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    Of course! They are Nike booster markings that he already had on the website, just scaled to fit the Majestic tube.
     
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    cool - thanks. Your rocket looks great, I wanna do something similar with a scratch Nike Smoke PSII.
     
  6. Jan 30, 2019 #36

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    I have flown my Majestic several times, with the booster. It goes up about 3000'. I would recommend rail buttons instead of the launch lugs to make sure it flies straight up. Being that it is a little heavy (especially with the booster) a launch rod tends to bend slightly and could send your rocket into the next county. 20180114_155924.jpg
     
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    I wonder how hard it would be to buy a second kit to recreate that booster....

    I just like things to match if possible. Still looks pretty slick even with the black booster though.
     
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    I purchased two Star Orbiters and a Majestic at Hobby Lobby. I like having the 2 Star Orbiters for the same price as the Majestic. If you lose or damage a Star Orbiter, you still have second one for a backup. The Star Orbiter has the original Pro Series II type of build to it that I miss. I was thinking to myself, She's like the last of the Mohicans. The Majestic is like a sharpened silver Crayon in a purple wrapper.
     
  9. Mar 21, 2019 #39

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    Both would be good kits for bashing out a clone of, maybe a Black Brant III or a Blue Bird Zero.
     
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    I bought mine at Hobby Lobby with the 40% coupon, so the price was pretty good.

    After a dozen of so flights, it would easily be worth the full retail.

    I like the flashing of the fins as it comes down--incredibly visible. It is also lightweight, but quite sturdy. I have flown on motors ranging from D12-3 to Econojet Gs and it has flown well on all of them.
     
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    I know how you feel. With the Majestic I think it looks good that way. But with my NASA Trajector I matched it and I may buy another Ascender kit to match the pearl white. I tried matching it as best I could but the color is still a little off.
     

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    Yeah man lots of fun for under 30 bucks with adhesive, just remember to run some tape over the leading edges if you’re flying it on a big G have one with a busted fin from a G77R flew great actually just shear one of the fin halves off at the seam.
     

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