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  1. May 20, 2019 #1

    Rockhaus

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    Going to start work on this boy:
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    6" Diameter, and I'd like to do a 29 mm cluster motor config, thus:
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    Estes BP motors, outer six will be F15's, center will be an F50 (for a bit more kick off the pad). My concern is the fins. With the curves, tabs for the fin pod support (no motors!), and thru-the-boat-tail-wall, they'll be complicated. I'd like to do G10, but I've not requested curved fins from a vendor before. Can somebody like Public Missiles pull that off? Here's the RockSim:

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  2. May 21, 2019 #2

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    Cool!
     
  3. May 21, 2019 #3

    Mugs914

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    That thing is awesome! A real classic...

    G-10 isn't that hard to cut and sand if you have access to a band saw or jig saw. It actually sands pretty easily. Of course I have to add that you should wear a respirator when cutting or sanding the stuff.

    Please keep us posted on the project.
     
  4. May 21, 2019 #4

    Rockhaus

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    Thanks, Mike! That's good to know. I do indeed have a band saw and respirator. Who sells the sheet stock?
     
  5. May 21, 2019 #5

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    Looks nifty. 7-motor cluster should be a lot of fun.
     
  6. May 22, 2019 #6

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