Vintage Estes Falcon Commander Build

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  1. Sep 5, 2018 #1

    SCIGS30

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    I have had a busy summer so building has slowed way down. I have a little free time so my next build is the Estes Falcon Commander, looks nice a cool rocket and should be a fun build. The package came with 2 parachutes, instructions only call for 1.
     

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  2. Sep 6, 2018 #2

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    It is a fun build. I just finished a clone.
     
  3. Sep 12, 2018 #3

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    The build was straight forward out of the bag, typical Estes diecrushed balsa. I sealed the balsa with 3 coats of Brodak balsa sealer and shot a coat of primer. Tomorrow I will paint the old Krylon Glossy White.
     

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  4. Sep 13, 2018 #4

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    Here she is all painted with old formula Krylon white. I will be busy the next few days, but will then apply the old decals.....Once again I love the brodak sealer
     

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  5. Sep 20, 2018 #5

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    Here she is all done, the old vintage decals went on without any issues.
     

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