Opinions Needed For This Cone Change...54mm Dark Star

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DRAGON64

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I bought this Dark Star last year from a forum member. The cone tip was broke off. This past January, during the Rocketry Warehouse strife, I placed an order for a replacement 54mm glass cone w/ metal tip. However, I did not receive what I had ordered, at least I think I ordered correctly... nevertheless, I received a 54mm conical cone w/ metal tip. By this time, I was aware of the RW issues (back log of Black Friday orders), so I did not press the issue. So here I am asking for your opinion; does the conical cone do the Dark Star justice?

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After 5-months, the look is growing on me... not to mention, this cone is space-age-lighter than the original busted Dark Star cone.
 

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Love it. Not another "me too." Get that NC primed and shoot a cool paint combo! Then get it up in the air!!!
 

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Love it. Not another "me too." Get that NC primed and shoot a cool paint combo! Then get it up in the air!!!
Funny, my wife said to primer the thing and shoot it with paint too...

looks ready for a J510 to me :)
Destined for hybrids, and the largest I have is an "I-class"

Looks better than mine.
It is definitely growing on me too, so I think I will finish it out.


+1, It looks great!
Thanks, I am glad everyone is positive on this...
 

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Looks very nice. Better than the stock cone.
 

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Looks like CRAP!!!

Send it to me and I will send you the proper Darkstar cone.

(And then use yours on MY Darkstar!!!)
 

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It looks wrong.. it's supposed to be in the air, not laying on the ground all sad and stuff.
 

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I actually kinda like it! Has a nice twist to it.
 

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It looks wrong.. it's supposed to be in the air, not laying on the ground all sad and stuff.
I know, I know... boy do I ever know, but I am working on it!

I actually kinda like it! Has a nice twist to it.
Thanks... My wife said this as well. She has the old cone, and is trying to bring it back to a point, but it just won't look right now. Not now that I have the conical in place TO STAY!
 
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