Nosecone for 6" New Glenn

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  1. Jan 25, 2020 #1

    Gary Mac

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    I'm looking to build a 6" OD New Glenn model. Anyone have ideas where to find a nosecone that looks like the real one in this big of a size?

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    Does anyone know if Python is still making custom large cones?
     
  3. Jan 26, 2020 #3

    chris m

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    What you can do is build one out of foam . Make a drawing of cone on paper to scale and take the diameter at six or so points minus fiberglass and finishing .coupler for airframe , piece of body tube for the straight section .pull a few layers so once glassed out will be back to the correct diameter of the air frame .In at least one bulkplate for this nose cone run a dowel rod close to the size of the tip . I would also put a few holes in the bulk plates to run tubes up there .ie motor mounts .for nose weight electronics, ect . Hope that helps .
     
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