FREE! Sci-Fi / Retro Partial Rocket

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  1. Jan 27, 2020 #1

    CoyoteNumber2

    CoyoteNumber2

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    Original San Diego High Power Rocketry

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    I'm giving away a rocket that I started building nearly twenty years ago and never finished. It was supposed to be a model of Dr. Evil's rocket from Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (yes, that rocket.) It is 4" diameter and 33" total length with a 29mm motor mount and AeroTech-style ejection baffle. The workmanship is pretty shoddy...I was young...

    Recipient pays postage. I can also bring it to Holtville Havoc, March 6-8, near El Centro, CA.

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  2. Jan 31, 2020 #2

    scadaman29325

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    Catching up and tripping all over myself.

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    Curious, how would you "fix it", smooth out NC and tail section?

    What are they made of?

    It would by my first 29mm.
     
  3. Jan 31, 2020 #3

    CoyoteNumber2

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    I would grind down the high spots with a file or rotary tool, then attempt to smooth it out with some Bondo.

    The nose cone is a Styrofoam egg coated with JB Weld. The tail is Kevlar cord laced between centering rings, then wrapped in strips of fiberglass cloth and resin, and some JB Weld. Probably the most bizarre way to make a transition, but sixteen-year-old me loved to experiment.

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