Let's see your launch towers!

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  1. Jun 24, 2019 #91

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    I am starting a print of your 29mm tower. Thank you for uploading the file. Excited to see how it works! Im doing mine out of ABS.
     
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    Awesome! ABS should work great too. I just updated my Thingiverse page with a link to the Aluminum angle extrusion I used for the support structure. I also added my 24mm tower here:
    https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3712223

    Let it be known that if you break any of my altitude records using my launch tower design, you owe me a beer. :)

    Here's the 24mm tower in action:
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    Definitely appreciate it, if by some miracle I do I will send you a couple six packs of your choosing
     
  4. Jun 25, 2019 #94

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    Haha, sounds great. I'd rather meet up for a multi-day launch and celebrate your record over a few drinks though.

    I'm planning a G record attempt this weekend...fingers crossed!
     
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    Slowly getting there

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    First print complete and 2nd started. Turned out beautifully.

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    Awesome!
     
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    BDB requested a 4-fin version of my 29mm launch tower 3d-printed brackets. I was bored on the couch, so I slapped one together. I haven't printed it, so this is completely untested. However, here it is: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4092607
     
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    Thanks!

    The plan is to use it for my daughter's Apogee Aspire. I'll print it this weekend and report back to tell you how it works.
     
  11. Jan 9, 2020 #101

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    You're welcome. I hope it works great for her Aspire.

    I put notches for 3 pieces of L aluminum, but you should really only need 2. Unless you just want extra strength, I think you'd be fine with one opposite the 1010 rail hole and one more on another side.

    Good luck with it!
     
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