Upscale kit ideas

neil_w

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How about the Estes Solar Warrior #3225?
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@Flyfalcons built a 4" upscale and it was pretty impressive: https://www.rocketryforum.com/threads/estes-solar-warrior-3225-4-upscale.140366/

I love this rocket.

[standard disclaimer: I don't do HPR so I am not a potential customer, unfortunately]
 

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How about a 4" dia 54mm motor mount and dual deployment?
How much interest is there in a Estes Citation Patriot upscale in 4" dia with 54mm motor mount and dual deployment. If there is enough interest I will put this to the top of the list and would have some ready by early next week.

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I really like the Citation Patriot, but I'm an L1 and will probably stay L1 for this year at least.. hence my desire for a 38mm motor.

Although, I do need something to build for the time being...
 

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I really like the Citation Patriot, but I'm an L1 and will probably stay L1 for this year at least.. hence my desire for a 38mm motor.

Although, I do need something to build for the time being...
The 4" version would fly on I motors and you can adapt down to 38mm from a 54mm. Most of my rockets are 54mm motor mounts but I fly 38mm in them.
 

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How about my upscaled Talon? It was originally an BT-55 tubed rocket, I upscaled one to BT-80, no reason it couldn't be upscaled again to whatever... Its currently set up for 29mm motors. I could send a Rocksim file if you'd like to fool around with it.

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Upscaled one vs the original... The upscale needed the blue fin tip reinforcing parts due to my error in orienting the plywood fin grain, but they are probably a good idea anyways to stiffen up the fin tips.

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Looking for some ideas of upscaled kits you would like to see. I got a couple in works but always looking for ideas of what people are interested in.


Wonder what kit these go to?
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I would like to see the Flight Systems Viking line upscaled, might be an easier build than most upscales. Almost anything from Centuri would be great, especially the LaserX.
 
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