Mercury Redstone build

Sammy Russell

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Progress on the Mercury Redstone build.The last pic was yesterdays project that never got finished. But I have another day off today due to the rain so its now todays project.
 

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Alan R

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I wish you had started the thread earlier. I would have passed on a couple of tips.
1. The cardstock piece that goes between the outer and inner fin tends to shred / tear on flights or landing. Should be replaced with a piece of balsa during construction. Just my own experience.
2. Don't fly the pretty capsule and escape tower. Easy to get crunched. I 3D printed a "flying" capsule so you can save the pretty one for display.
You can find it here: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3193792
 
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