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Spacepirate R

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(Am I the first?)

Here is my Semroc Vega. I had another little problem with cracking paint so I sanded it down and hand painted a "bird" over it.





 
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You are the first.

Thanks for the contribution.
 

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Welcome to the Semroc Vega (KB-5) Gallery on TRF.

This gallery showcases the Semroc Vega (KB-5) and those rockets derived from it. Particularly appropriate in this thread are the following:


Semroc: Vega: KB-5
Semroc: Vega: KV-25



as well as any upscales, downscales, clones, kitbashes or other derivative works. Even Goonies qualify!



 
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Semroc Vega (KB-5) Basic Information.

Semroc Astronautics

MODEL NAME: Vega Also known as:

NUMBER: KB-5

Introduced: 1968
Final Year: 1971
Designer: Carl McLawhorn

Type: Sport
Motor Mount: 1x18mm
Recovery: Parachute
Stages: 1
Length:
Diameter:
Span:
Weight:

Mfg. Description:


Advertising Liveries




Face Card(s)



Instruction Header(s)





First post in this thread featuring this rocket.

See Also:
TRF Build Threads

TRF Applicable Threads

LINKS
EMRR
RocketReviews
Mfg. Page


If you have any additional information on this rocket and/or catalog photos please let us know.
 
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Semroc Vega (KV-25) Basic Information.

Semroc Astronautics

MODEL NAME: Vega Also known as:

NUMBER: KV-25

Introduced:
Final Year:
Designer: Carl McLawhorn

Type: Sport, Clone
Motor Mount: 1x18mm
Recovery: Parachute
Stages: 1
Length: 23.4" (59.4 cm)
Diameter: 1.64" (4.2 cm)
Span: 5.5" (14.0 cm)
Weight: 2.1 oz (59.6 g)

Mfg. Description: 1969 Retro Repro (Semroc 2013 Web Ad)


Advertising Liveries

2013 Web Ad


Face Card(s)



Instruction Header(s)





First post in this thread featuring this rocket.

See Also:
TRF Build Threads

TRF Applicable Threads

LINKS
EMRR
RocketReviews
Mfg. Page


If you have any additional information on this rocket and/or catalog photos please let us know.
 
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Here's a rocket that doesn't get the love it deserves. Developed and marketed by Semroc in the late 60's to fit in the same class as, and compete for sales against Estes Big Bertha. This model gets over-looked—and it shouldn't. I think it's a better, lighter, more attractive model.

Vega1.jpg


Vega-2.jpg


Vega-3.jpg
 

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Here's mine with some other builds. Unlike foamy's exemplary build, I couldn't mask well enough on the fins so painted them solid red:

photo 2(5).JPG

1st flight:
[video=youtube;zCiis77SAJE]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCiis77SAJE[/video]
 
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Here is my Vega being launched by my son and trusty launch assistant. We pretty much wore this one out, but I have another new in bag when I get around to building it.

5 july 2012 017.jpg
 
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