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Bowhunter

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Has anyone up-scaled a FatBoy? If so Id love to see it if not, Carl T.(The upscale master) Thats something to think about :D LOL
 

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I am sure people have done it. I have a video of one that looks lke it is flying on a L2 motor - but it's hard to tell. I looked for some links - no luck :(.

What size are you considering? I am thinking that 4", 5.5" and 6" would be really cool! You could make the math pretty easy on yourself if you use the 5.5" tube - that's a 2.11x upscale. Remember this when you build it: YOU CAN ALWAYS ADAPT DOWN, BUT NOT UP!

Basically, put a 54mm mount in the 5.5" version!

Jason
 

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And don't forget the nose weight. Lots and lots of nose weight...lol
 

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well, i also dowloaded a video of a FB upscale recently, but don't have the link (it was on another computer). anay way i did a google search and i found this so far... not only do they have a 15" upscale FB but they have a bunch of other cool rockets to!
http://members.aol.com/BULLPUPP/GALLERY.html
i had never been to that page b4... i wonder how old it is:confused:
enjoy!:D ;)
 

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You want Fat Boy's?

See http://www3.telus.net/public/albertaw/ and check out the numerous and various Fat Boys.

Also, there is a KLOUDBusters who flies a Fat Boy on M motors. I'm thinking it is 8" in diameter. As I recall, it is not exactly to scale because he had to extend it just a little to get the motor INSIDE the rocket. :)

I have a stock-sized FatBoy that is fiberglassed and has flown on G motors.

--Lance.
 

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Originally posted by llickteig1

Also, there is a KLOUDBusters who flies a Fat Boy on M motors. I'm thinking it is 8" in diameter. As I recall, it is not exactly to scale because he had to extend it just a little to get the motor INSIDE the rocket. :)

--Lance.
Who would that be, will he be at KloudBurst?


I recall seeing a upscale FB somewhere, i'll think of it later.
 

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I built a Boosteres FAT Boy with 3 - 24 mm motors in the Estes E9 class with a booster that also flies E9's. It is a "kit' extention/bash. Rail buttons. Going to larger 24mm reloads for more altitude and smoke. Check it out at my home page.
 

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I will be getting a few things soon but this project is now classified untill further notice HE HE HE HE you guys are going to love this!!!!!!!!!!!1
 

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Originally posted by Bowhunter
Has anyone up-scaled a FatBoy? If so Id love to see it if not, Carl T.(The upscale master) Thats something to think about :D LOL

Well one of the guys in the club has built a couple of 3X upscale Fat Boys (7.5") and 2.5X Big Daddys. Hope to see one fly at our first launch this year. If not maybe at LDRS 23.


Al
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loopy

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Originally posted by Bowhunter
I will be getting a few things soon but this project is now classified untill further notice HE HE HE HE you guys are going to love this!!!!!!!!!!!1
Since it's you, Bowhunter, why am I suddenly picturing a large fat boy with a crayon on the nose???

Loopy
 

Rich Pitzeruse

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Nope, not Lloyd, by buddy Mike in South Carolina. Although I believe Lloyd has built one also.

-Rich
 
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