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DavidMcCann

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someone was concerned about nozzles falling in... totally normal....well during this.

 

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Ugh! Sorry to see that!
 

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I've got 3 optimas, exactly the same save the MMT. 29, 38, 29x2. same harness, hell it was still warm from flying in the 38 today. The dual keeps jamming up.
 

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Ouch...I guess you have a winter project.
 

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The epitome of Lawn Dart.....is that a blue tube airframe, if so it looks like it held up well.
 

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First run was a top flight chute and paracord. Chute and cord tangled and never made it out.
This month I took the 15' of half inch TN and a 3 foot rocket man out of an identical rocket with a 38 mount, put it in this one, and it jammed itself.
 

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Ouch. I guess that's a testament to the strength of blue tube. Rather pop a fin than crumple.

Interesting as to why the 2x29 would have deployment issues. Could it still be a fluke or is there something more to it?
 

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It winds up being a loose pack of the cord and chute due to the length of the tube. The 29/40-120 F52s just seem to jam the pile of cord and chute up. The other ones have flown on F52s, but I may have lucked out on those flights.

Plan an is simply better packing of components, possibly thinner cord, and augmented charges.
 
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