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rabidsheeep

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Made this guy outta parts lyin around the house... not quite done yet... still needs a chute and some finalizations...

Parts list:
Body tubes: some tubes lyin around
Engine mount: tube i picked up from my school, metal from old umbrella, block is this wooden peice sanded alil
Nosecone: Foam
Launch lugs: Pen chopped in half
Couplers: tubes cut down alittle

pics:

me and it:
 

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It seperates in the middle so the ejection charge will work, and for alittle easier carrying...
 

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8 feet 3 inches of cardboard next to the mean machine...

i still need a name for him... hmm...

something really long... or something related to some famous quote i can write on the side...
 

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Rabid , looks cool ......

eveyone wear specs with that one about , youll have your eye out with it !

Paul
 

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Sweet!, way to scavenge, rabid. Can't wait to hear how she flies.
 

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PLENTY of pics...

there not in much of an order because of the file names in alphabetical order...

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/a_whole_4_feet_then_a_great_landing.jpg

the clan rocket's landing

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums...itude_of_about_50_feet_it_started_falling.jpg

the 8 footer falling horizontally :(

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/alpha_on_an_a_i_think.jpg

alpha on the pad on an A

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/asistance_from_mom.jpg

second try on the tall one:D

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/big_bertha_trail.jpg

trail from the big bertha

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/big_bertha_who_became_mud_bertha.jpg

big bertha had a problem with that cheesecloth wadding and became what we at cwpost camp like to call a mud bertha...

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/bigger_bertha_cato.jpg

bigger bertha didn't launch :( (could someone send me the pic of how to set up the tres cluster i think i mighta dont it wrong)

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums...snt_that_bad_since_all_there_is_is_a_dent.jpg

the 8 foot one popped right above the ground but not much damage... next time a d12-0 not a d12-5

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/chute_pop_on_funky.jpg

chute popping on that unnamed funky missile

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/clan_rocket.jpg

clan rocket on pad

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/comin_down_nicely.jpg

i think the alpha or mk109 coming down

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/crhis_some_kid_we_met_hit_the_mk109_early.jpg

on a double launch with the funky missile and the mk109, the other kid hit the 109 early...

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/DV20040307161827.jpg

misfit smoke

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/fat_boy_daddys_launch.jpg

me settin up fat boy

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/fat_boy_in_flight.jpg

fat boy flying

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/fat_boy_on_pad.jpg

fat boy on pad

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/first_up_that_funky_missile_thing.jpg

funky on pad for the first launch of the day

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/funky_and_mk109--_army_double_launch.jpg

me setting up the mk109 and funky launch

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/funky_in_air.jpg

funky in flight

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/funky_next.jpg

funky's stream

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/funkys_trail.jpg

more of funky's trail

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/goin_up_real_nice_and_slow.jpg

the 8 footer goin up nice and slow... hmm... right now looks almost like a good flight...

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums...t_uncle_chris_got_it_out_with_a_big_stick.jpg

me comin out with the mean machine who flew perfect...

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/light.jpg

smoke on clan rocket

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/me_and_the_mean_machine.jpg

me and the mean machine

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/mean_machine.jpg

another one

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/misfit.jpg

misfit

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/misfits_peak_altitude.jpg

misfits peak altitude

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/nose_dive.jpg

oops...

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums...ding_in_the_soft_sand_of_a_baseball_field.jpg

perfect funky landing in sand of a baseball field

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/recovery_of_alpha.jpg

alpha coming down

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/second_the_mk109_stingray_i_believe.jpg

mk109

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/smoke_trail_of_alpha.jpg

smoke of alpha

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v64/sheeepy/smoke_from_takeoff.jpg

smoke from the 8 footer


the attached one is what happened the first time i tried to launch the 8 footer... basically the file name says it all...
 
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