Squirrel Works Arapahoe-E (alternate paintjob)

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Bill S

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I finished up a Squirrel Works Arapahoe-E, but did an different paintjob. I didn't use the provided Thunderbird stickers as they didn't fit in well with the fin's paint scheme. I used Tamiya Coral Blue for the turquoise color - it is a little darker than in the photo.
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Wow, very nice! Great stand as well. Almost too pretty to fly!


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Looking real good. Always liked that model. All mine are darker but I think I might go lighter like yours on the next one I do.
 

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Very nice!

Hope for a good flight and a soft landing!
 

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I'm probably going to use C11-5s, which should send it about 470 feet. Next step would be Quest Q-Jet D16-4 or 6. Maybe under perfect conditions would I break out a D12-5 (920 feet or so). For some reason, the rocket weighed in at 2.87oz vs the 4.1oz that the package specifies.
 

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I tested the rocket out on a C11-5, and it was a very nice flight. It had a lot of get up and go, but drifted a fair bit with an 15" parachute - I substituted a thin nylon 15" parachute for the provided mylar one. If I get a low wind day, I'll break out a D12-5 and it should be a nice high flight.
 
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