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viciouspeanut

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Anyone ever do a build of this? It was before my time but It's such a classically beautiful design, like an old Bellaire.. Main issue would be finding (or having one 3D printed) a rounded transition and nose cone. I'm thinking 4" LOC to 3" LOC tubing. Other than that it looks easy enough - what say you?

 

Gary Byrum

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I say, if you flip those fins around so that the outer most leading edge becomes the root edge, you'd have a slick looking fin job. And it probably wouldn't flutter as bad.
 

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Yeah, I would definitely want to make the fins thick ply and fiberglass them. I'm having a difficult time visualizing the switch you mention. I'll have to mess around with it some.
 

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Cool looking rocket, but that nose cone would scare the hell out of me if it came in ballistic.
 

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I think you could make a sufficient transition out of cardstock and some bondo. You could use a standard nose cone and graft on a handmade point. I'd probably make the point out of paper then fiberglass it.
 

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The nose would certainly be the toughest - I suppose it could be turned from wood like some folks do.
 
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