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  1. Oct 18, 2019 #1

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    Guys this launch trailer was designed and built by Levi Seaton... a highly-skilled professional welder and rocketeer.

    In my opinion this is the best launch trailer I've seen at a launch around the country. It is still completely brand-new. The trailer, the launch tower, the hydraulics, the outrigger... everything. The 20' trailer is an Odom Trailer. Odom is bar none the highest-quality trailer produced in Texas. The tower is 20' tall and additional 10' sections can be added if needed. The tower is hydraulically operated and the outrigger motors are electric. Power is supplied by an onboard high-quality 12V battery.

    Putting this together took well over 80 hours of professional welding time. Only heavy-duty materials were used. You've got to see this launch trailer to appreciate how good it looks. Painted professionally with epoxy-based paint at a manufacturer of pipeline valves.

    The rocket transport rack can easily handle 1000 lbs of rocket as can the launch tower.

    The asking price is $13,000. This isn't much more than the material costs and doesn't take into account the 80 hours of welding time.

    For a fee depending on distance this trailer can be delivered anywhere.

    Please drop me a PM if you have questions or post them right here on this thread.

    I will consider a "payment plan" with terms to be discussed.

    With big rockets making their way into our hobby you can't go wrong with having this custom launch trailer in your arsenal. Trying to build a trailer such as this is very difficult. I had it custom-built because there simply wasn't any other choice out there.

    Thanks!

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  2. Oct 18, 2019 #2

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    I'll bet that setup gets NO attention going down the road from the local and state police, the FBI, the CIA, the NSA, etc... ;-) Holy-moly!
     
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    You only get pulled over if you have Kentucky plates. :p
     
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    man i'd love this but if i pulled into the driveway with it my wife would make me sleep in it "until further notice".
     
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    not sure im readin the problem here.:D
     
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    rocket included ? LOL
     
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    Now that is a rocket!
     
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    Dang! I guess everything is bigger in Texas.
     
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    Open for offers on this trailer.

    Would also consider a payment plan with a simple written contract. $2000 down and we work out payments.

    This is an outstanding mobile launch platform. Hydraulically-operated tower and electric outrigger supports.

    Plus this trailer has the carrying capacity to haul a couple thousand pounds of club equipment.

    Can't say enough the professionalism Levi Seaton put into this rig. Best we've seen.

    Chuck C.
     
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    Dude!?!?!
    I couldn't help but laugh. That is a video in the making.
     
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  11. Oct 27, 2019 #11

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    With the right person will consider a deposit and terms for this trailer.

    Thanks!

    Chuck C.
     
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    So what's going to happen to the rocket?
     
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    Not sure lol... Good question!

    Thought about selling it so it could fly but then again it's a nice thing to have in the barn.

    Chuck C.
     
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    You could mount it over the fireplace if it is big enough (the fireplace that is).
     
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    Just a warning that if you choose to sell it, built rockets generally sell for very little especially in comparison to the cost of their construction.

    -Kevin
     
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    Hanger Queen....................
     
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    Mr 1% how you doing brother?

    You need to work out some of your frustrations in the gold fields my man! I’ll hand you a shovel. You can grumble and complain while you dig lol.

    Thanks though for helping to keep the ad at the top.

    Chuck C.
     
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    Yeah you’re right. I’m glad to just have it. It looks great all shiny and clean lol.

    It may fly one day. Tell you what my bank account is sure happy that I’ve taken a pause!

    Thanks for all you do for rocketry Kevin.

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    It looks to be a great setup. I saw this at LDRS this year and there were always crowds of people looking it over. I thought I heard the rocket was to fly in Kansas, were there some problems or issues with the waiver?
     
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    Good question. The waiver was looking good the problem was getting the motor done.

    The KloudBusters were nothing short of awesome in support.

    Chuck C.
     
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    You really are a miserable person aren't you? For the life of me I can't see how you get enjoyment out of this. Oh well, I guess there is no fixing you by now.
     
  22. Oct 29, 2019 #22

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    Someone please educate Mr 1% that a “hanger” is where he hangs his Halloween Spider-Man outfit and “hangar” is where newly-built rockets that haven’t flown yet are stored.

    Thanks.

    Chuck C.
     
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    Price reduced on this mobile launch trailer to $10k.

    This is an incredible launch platform.

    Thanks guys!

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    I was looking at the design. How do you attach a blast deflector?
     
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    Good question. The recommendation is to place a steel plate on the ground.

    Thanks!

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    Wow this is so cool! Amazing rocket as well
     
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    Price on Brand-New Mobile Launch Trailer is now $7500 firm.

    Thanks!

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    I'll sell the whole rocket package as you see it right there for $15,000.

    That includes all that you need to launch and recover this beast (parachutes, shock cords, etc. Does not include altimeters. You could fly it at the next BALLS launch easy. It is 95% complete just needs a motivated rocketry club to buy it and get this beautiful project to completion.

    With "R" motor casing, all hardware and propellant sleeves/liners the price would be $19,000.

    One heck of a group project if you ask me. If I had more time I'd be all over this thing lol.

    Chuck C.
     
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    Price on launch trailer is now $6500 firm.

    Thanks!

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