Nose weight for 4in punisher

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  1. Oct 10, 2018 #1

    JR Anderson

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    Finished building the 4in Punisher from Wildman. Just wondering about nose weight.
    I have it on Rocsim and I have added 8 to 12 ounces in the nose.
    Its a tight fit already with HED, just wondering what others have used if any.

    Thanks for the help.
    John
     
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    I think with the shock cord and chute no extra weight is needed. I have the 3" and it flys great with no added weight.
     
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    The 4” could use weight depending on your motor choice.

    I have flow mine on everything from 4 grain 54’s to a 7600 M motor.

    I have no added nose weight and like Gary said, the recovery gear is enough added weight.

    Your results may vary, but little to no weight is my advice.
     
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    Mine sims and flies well without any nose weight. I'd double check your final CG once you have all the recovery gear in the nose - should be fine.
     
  5. Oct 11, 2018 #5

    JR Anderson

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    Hoping to fly it at Midwest Power in a few weeks. Thanks for the help.
     
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    Which motor? I’ll be flying mine at MWP as well
     
  7. Oct 13, 2018 #7

    JR Anderson

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    I have a Cesaroni K445 or was going to use a Aerotech K805.
    Both around the same altitude.
     

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