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bsexton

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Sandman has done it again. I asked him to make an Estes-style Fat Boy nose cone to fit a LOC BT and here you go...
 

bsexton

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A comparison - which would you rather have?
 

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A picture with the end cap off...
 

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And finally a look inside...it doesn't get any better than this folks!
 

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Wow...I have never actually seen Sandman's work, but that looks incredible.
 

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Drilling out the cone is by far the hardest part!

Yes...I HAVE drilled through the side of a nose cone!
 

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Nice work Gordon. You are absolutely one great woodworking craftsman.

What gets me is the patience involved in turning each cone. I dread having to go out and cut my own rings. I end up cutting enough rings for 4 or 5 projects. But to set up a piece of wood and make a cone one at a time? Sheesh! More power to you Sir!
 

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That is just BEE Utiful!!

Sandman made me a BT-101 sized Bertha cone from Balsa, and it shows the same exacting workmanship.

Phred
 

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Gordon created a 1/5th scale Aeronautica Argentina : Orion 2 nosecone for me, its a piece of art, and has made my C powered model a real crowd pleaser locally.

I can not recommend his work highly enough. 8)
 

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I absolutely agree.
Sandmans work is second to none.
I have a 4" big bertha cone and a set (cone and 2 transitions) for a Nike Hercules project.
If you want Extreme quality go no further than our very own Sandman.
 
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