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markschnell

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Those are great. I converted one of my mosquitos to micro engines and I think it goes just right. I'm anxious to hear how those do with the streamers. I just did mine the traditional tumble recovery but it ends up getting pretty beat up that way.
 

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Scratch Micro Der Red Max and Fliskits doo-Hickey complete. Both decorated with sharpies. Weather today is sadly awful so no chance to fly.
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I love the V2 & Saturn. I really need to get me some MMX kits for small field flying.
 

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I love the V2 & Saturn. I really need to get me some MMX kits for small field flying.
Go for it. Bonus: because of their dimunitive size, the kits are super cheap, running about $10 each. Other companies make a few, but Semroc (eRockets) and Fliskits have the best selection.
 

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Micro V-2 and Saturn V are complete. Both were sprayed with white primer, and then the V-2 was decorated with a black sharpie. I don't know if if this is a real historical V-2 scheme, but it matches an image in my daughter's "Big Book of Rockets and Spacecraft." The Saturn V was finished with decal wraps and a drag shroud on the back that keeps it stable in flight.

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One more picture of the new and expanded micro maxx fleet. I will post again when I have a chance to fly them, but the eastern shore has been miserably rainy and wet for weeks.

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Excellent! Please tell us about the silver boost glider in the back on the left.
 

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Excellent! Please tell us about the silver boost glider in the back on the left.
It's a fun rockets styrofoam Silver Hawk that I've had since I was a little kid. I understand it's a reproduction of a balsa version built by a legendary glider designer. I remember seeing a thread about it elsewhere in the forum.
 
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