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rklapp

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I would buy it but AC screws me over for shipping (usually $18) and no free shipping to Hawaii. I go jonrocket because they do.

JD already posted his DARC so here's my video. The cone makes the ejection sound like a shotgun and the inside looks like also.

 

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Got the Vesta Intruder today, am really liking the design. Though I do have to wonder why it was designed with a 12" BT-60 body tube and then the nosecone uses 2 pats of clay as noseweight, versus using a longer body tube and either reducing or eliminating the clay? I was under the impression that Estes usually preferred to use stock body tube lengths instead of "custom" ones?

Still, I look forward to building this one after I get my Mean Machine done.
Probably weight would be my guess. I agree, that could me mitigated using a normal length body tube as it would be minimal at best.
 
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