O.D./I.D. of 3" Tube

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mkmilion

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Anyone tell me the OD, ID, and thickness of 3" body tube? Just need some custom centering rings made and was hoping someone knew.
 

jerryb

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i'm thinking that entirely depends on the wall thickness of the tube itself.. and will probably vary greatly from manufacturer to manufacturer

the best way would be to look on the vendors website where your gonna purchase your tube and get the dims from them

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Do you mean the lightweight stuff that Estes uses in their Big Daddy kits?

Or do you mean the heavy-duty stuff (like LOC makes) used for high-power rockets?
 

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I thought the "size" of airframe tubes was normally specified as the ID.
 

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I meant the Estes Big Daddy stuff. Obviously one of the dimensions is going to be 3", but I'm unsure.
 

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Originally posted by mkmilion
I meant the Estes Big Daddy stuff. Obviously one of the dimensions is going to be 3", but I'm unsure.
the tube on the Big Daddy that I have is 3.100 od x 2.920" id
 

mkmilion

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Thanks!!! That's the one I happen to own. Except yours turned out much better. I appreciate the help.
 
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