My boy's L2 project

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djs

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What motor mount is in it? Is he making it DD or motor eject?
 

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He's using a PML Miranda as the starting point, so 54mm mount and the kit comes with 38mm and 29mm adapters.

Alex has put together a Quark, so I'm sure he'll make it dual deploy-able. I think the kit comes with a motor eject piston, so we'll have to give it some thought.
 

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I've heard of funky problems in cold weather with pistons- the parts shrink/expand at different rates, and the piston gets stuck. Granted, this is hearsay and not firsthand experience.

Is Alex 18 yet, or still a jr NAR person?
 

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Still 17, NAR Jr.

This is meant to be L2-able. It will be mid winter before he can stick a J in it.
 

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That's a great rocket to scale.

Are the fins/intakes laser-cut plywood?
 

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At long last, Alex is moving his arse on this project.

Intakes assembled, new fin slots cut. Extra centering rings to match the new fin tabs burned

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Will he have it done before he goes off to college this fall? Maybe have it done for the TWA launch this Sat? :)
 
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