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Discussion in 'LOC/Precision' started by KHamel, Oct 10, 2010.
My Loc Onyx painted with Rustoleum Metallic Silver and Metallic Black.
Flying on an AT F40-7.
So finally, I've finished painting my Onyx, so i decided to upload a few pictures... Also, I've finished filing the 29mm motor retention clips out of 1/16" aluminum sheet. Due to its amazing color scheme, I call it the "maniacal zebra," and I plan to add Red Arrow Hobbies 12" and 18" payload bays to fit a keychain camera. I'll keep uploading pictures as the build runs along.
Here's some for starters.
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Here is mine. It's my first rocket in about 14 years.
This is my Onyx who went AWOL on it's maiden voyage on an F40.
Very nice--you have my condolences. The Onyx is a great classic. I lost mine on a maiden flight in "92. It appears that it is a difficult rocket to find--especially in tall grass. I have been fighting the urge to replace it for many years--I am about to give in and buy another--I really miss my Onyx.
Here is my Son's Onyx heading up on a F?FJ. Fun flight and awesome rocket.
I started construction on it back in 1997.
I finally flew it this year on a K 1100 from 1998.
There were suppose to be three I 200 but they never lit.
Just out of curiosity, JD. How long is the body tube of your 2XL Onyx...28"?
I added 4" to my Loc Onyx so...... 2X of that + a bit more for stability
My Onyx (Photo by Eldred Pickett)
Here's my Onyx.
Here is my Onyx.
Painted with Duplicolor Mirage Purple/Green on nosecone and fins, and Mirage Ice on the body tube.
That's a good looking rocket. Nice job.
I just finished my Onyx build.
Onyx by jiffycoil, on Flickr
Close up of finish.
Close up of Onyx finish by jiffycoil, on Flickr
Welcome to the LOC Onyx (PK-12) Gallery on TRF.
This gallery showcases the LOC Onyx (PK-12) and those rockets derived from it. Particularly appropriate in this thread are the following:
LOC: Onyx: PK-12
as well as any upscales, downscales, clones, kitbashes or other derivative works. Even Goonies qualify!
LOC Onyx (PK-12) Basic Information.
MODEL NAME: Onyx Also known as:
Motor Mount: 1x29mm
One of the original Novice Series kits the Onyx has a large diameter and stout appearance which makes this bird a natural for sport flying. A single G motor can propel this vehicle to 1800 ft. All LOC/PRECSION PK series kits include heavy duty airframe and motor mount tubes, high-grade precision-cut plywood fins, centering rings, rip-stop nylon parachute or streamer, nylon elastic shock cord and mount, launch lug, polypropolene nose cones and instructions. (LOC 2012 Web Ad)
2007 Web Ad
First post in this thread featuring this rocket.
TRF Build Threads
TRF Applicable Threads
OnyxDD: my first dual deployment rocket
If you have any additional information on this rocket and/or catalog photos please let us know.
Applied decal to my Onyx today, I renamed it whiplash. (It can fit a 6 grain motor) :
My sister is the model:
And another picture:
One of the fins is Carbon Fibered, the other 2 are just coated in epoxy and sanded.
My Onyx. It has a 38mm motor mount and 1/4" TTW fins.
How about a slightly stretched, glassed fin can, zipperless Onyx designed around a 29/240 case? I have said it many time before, I love the Onyx.
Here is Onyx; "Das Fliegenschwein"!
Paint job swiped from this:
With a name like Onyx I should have painted mine black but...
Separate names with a comma.