What LPR kits do you plan on building this year?

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It will be great if I actually have time to build all of these great rocket kits. :)

Here is my list -
ASP WAC Corporal with Tiny Tim Booster (2-Stage 24mm/18mm) model rocket kit
DynaStar Snarky
FlisKits Drake
Estes Canadian Arrow
Squirrel Works Gremlin flying model rocket kit
Squirrel Works JX-1 flying model rocket kit

Best regards,
Brian
 

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These are a few I plan to build, for starters:

Estes Thunderstar
Estes Comanche-3
Fliskits Dueces Wild!
Apogee Heli-roc
Edmonds Ci-ci

I'd also like to get into mid-power rocketry this year.
 

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Thses are ones I hope to build:


Fliskits Ricther Recker
Fliskits Deuces Wild
USR MR 2B
Scale Kits AMRAAM (D Series)
Fliskits Drake
Baby Bertha


I'm sure this list will grow :D


Phil
 

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I just ordered a bunch of the Sale Semrocs from Unkle Mikes Rocket Shack.

Triton
Thunderbee
Sky-hook
Lil' Ivan
Laser-X
SLS Sky-Hook

I also just picked up an Estes Broadsword that I'm going to cluster. The only other 'must have' Estes Rocket for me is the Canadian Arrow. Gotta find one of those but I'll probably end up with a couple other x-prize kits before the end of the year.

I plan to order a few from Fliskits very soon. I'm gonna try the Overdrive and a Duece

I've also got a couple models from Rocket Head on my to get list. The Big Dawg upscale and a Red Barron Glider. I don't have any gliders...
 

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Well, so far Iv'e built the Quest smoke and built a new Alpha to replace my old one which I recently lost to a "core sample" thanks to Estes cheesy shock-cord seperation. My new Alpha has a kevlar attatchment and I glassed the fins with epoxy to make them super strong. I set it up with a streamer so I can launch her on a C6-5 every time & always get her back! It's kind of my "sounding" rocket to test the winds. I just love the classic shape of the Alpha so much-it really is art to me. My goal so far in 2005 is to not buy any other kits (other than the 2 mentioned above) and just finish all the kits I have left!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I SWEAR I WILL NOT BUY ANOTHER ROCKET TILL I FINISH ALL THE ONES IV'E ALREADT STARTED. (hopefully..............)
 

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Glad you asked! I'm only building one or two HPR kits this year, it'll be a big year for LPR though:

Dynastar Snarky
Shrox Der Rammstein (if I can snap one up fast enough!)
Estes Canadian Arrow
Estes Spaceship One
Estes Executioner
Quest X-15
Thrustline Duster or Mike IX
Empire Rockets Bomarc

...an ambitious list, but fun!
 

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Hopefully I can get these done:

Estes Scissor Wing Transport
Estes Big Daddy
Estes Rubicon
Fliskits Alien8
Fliskits Deuces Wild
Thrustline X-Ray clone
SquirrelWorks Space Cruiser

Big Daddy on the table now.

wick
 

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My "scheduled" builds for this year:

Estes GBU-24 Paveway III (In progress)

Art Applewhite's 13mm freebies (Pyramid, Cone, Qubit and Cinco)

Roachwerks Saturn 1B

Estes Scissorwing Transport



-Kitch

"One, Two, Five!!"
 

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Edmonds Geminee Thunder (hoping jonrocket gets 'em in stock soon so I can avoid shipping
Edmonds CiCi Stage 2
Fliskits Tres
PML Tiny Pterodactyl

...and whatever else jumps out at me.
 

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I have the following kits in progress or planned for this winter:

Fliskits Dueces Wild - in primer waiting for warm "paint day".

Estes Screamin' Mimi & Baby Bertha - parts mixed & matched to make Astron Ranger clone and "Baby Red Max". Waiting for primer.

Roachwerks Mini Spaceplane - done except for paint (if I use any).

Quest Intruder - started. "bring to club to work on project"

Planned but not started:

Fliskits Cheetah
Fliskits Acme Spitfire
Roachwerks Micro Maxx scale kits (Mercury Redstone, Saturn 1B, Little Joe II)
Roachwerks 13mm Sprint

That's it for kits, the rest are scratch builds.
 

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In progress,
Quest intruder
Estes Astrocam
Quest Big Betty
Semroc Astro 1
ASP 18 mm kappa 9m

Bought but not started,
Semroc javelin sls
Sunward phoenix
estes guardian
semroc lune r1
estes highflier

Why so many in progress. It is always raining, cold or to humid to paint.
 

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Das Model Saturn V
Semroc Recruiter
Quest Super Cruiser
Estes V2-to-Canadian Arrow conversion (mine, not theirs)
Art Applewhite 24mm Stealth
A couple beta tests for a couple different vendors

And making kits:

My own first limited run kit of the BT55/24mm MMT version of Gani (attached). How limited depends on how much I have to pay BMS for the old Estes BT55 V2 balsa boat tails drilled out to 24mm size.

Later in the year, a small run of the trimonocopter recovery Semi-Three: (https://www.rocketreviews.com/reviews/scratch/semi_three.html)
 

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Fliskits Tres
Estes Saturn V
Sunward Ice Storm (currently building)
 

Oh man, where do I begin?

On the bench:

Estes Warp II (OOP)
Squirrel Works Freebird
Big Bertha (clone)
EAC Viper (clone)

To be built (not in order):

Semroc:
Little Ivan
Laser-X
SLS Javelin
SLS Jaguar
Micron

Fliskits:
Praetor
ACME Spitfire
Rhino
Triskelion
OverDrive

Squirrel Works:
JX-1
Space Ranger
Callisto

Roachwerks:
13 mm Sprint
24 mm Sprint
Saturn 1B

Estes:
Rubicon
Lucky 7
Gauchito
Canadian Arrow
Starchaser Industries Thunderstar
Vanguard Spacecraft Eagle
Scissor Wing Transport
Orbital Transport
Mercury Redstone
Trident II
Stormcaster
Comanche III
Big Daddy

Quest:
Aries
Full Moon

Apogee (Dynastar):
Aspire
Stonebreaker

Dr. Zooch:
Saturn 1B

Plus I want to clone the Centuri Thunder Bird, and the Estes Mars Snooper and Interceptor.

Gonna be a busy year, especially with vendors here on TRF releasing new must-haves all the time! :D
 

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I've already built or am currently building:

All the currently available Estes X-Prize kits:

Canadian Arrow
Gauchito
Lucky Seven
Rubicon
Thunderstar
Vanguard Eagle

What I plan to build:

Estes Eagle Boost Glider
Estes Scissorwing Transport
Estes SpaceshipOne
Estes Cosmos Mariner (when or if it is released)

Possibly a Squirrel Works JX-1.
 

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I forgot two I've got on order:

Orbital Engineering VMX-12
Estes Vaporship, I mean Spaceship One
 

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Originally posted by Rob Fisher
My goal so far in 2005 is to not buy any other kits (other than the 2 mentioned above) and just finish all the kits I have left!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I SWEAR I WILL NOT BUY ANOTHER ROCKET TILL I FINISH ALL THE ONES IV'E ALREADT STARTED. (hopefully..............)


Yeah, Right!!:D :D


Here's what I have planned:

Estes Optima (needs primer)
Estes Darkstar(needs primer)
Estes Nimbus OOP
Estes Multi Roc OOP
Estes Firecat OOP
Estes Argosy OOP
Estes Outlander
Estes Scissor Wing
Estes Screamin Mimi kit bash to an Omega
Estes Renegade with major changes(clusters I mean)
Flistkits/Shrox Alien 8


Let's see that's just the LPR stuff, then there's a whole other list for MPR & HPR. It will be interesting to see what I actually get done.
 

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Originally posted by rkt2k1
Never heard of this Shrox kit. Is it a upcoming new release??

Thanks,

It's not on his website yet. Shrox posted a thread about it in the last week or so. The thing looks fast just standing still!
 

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On the table:

USS Grissom
Farscape

Next up:

Big Bertha (gonna try a baffle kit and a 24mm MMT)
Space ship one, if Estes will release it!

Thinking about trying a clone?
Solar Sailer II?

Eyeing:
Vangaurd
unk multi staged ;)
 

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Originally posted by Rob Fisher
I SWEAR I WILL NOT BUY ANOTHER ROCKET TILL I FINISH ALL THE ONES IV'E ALREADT STARTED.

I see a loophole here.... You don't have to finish all the kits that you currently own.

As long as you don't actually start anymore kits, you can buy more as soon as the "in progress" ones are done.
 

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On the list to build are:
Thrustline Aerospace: Mars Probe II
Fliskits: Richter Recker
ASP: V2
Estes: SR-X, ARV Condor
Quest: Flat Cat
...and a bunch of other Estes & Quest kits that I forget off the top of my head.

But realistically, I'll be happy if I get any of them built. Hmmm, might have a look at the SR-X this weekend.
 

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Patience young Jedi...

You got a bunch of years of MPR/HPR and that is what most people think of with your stuff.
 

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you know Jerry, i just don't think LPR when i think of USR, nor do i think USR when i think LPR. couldn't tell you why.

Flistkits:
Tres
ACME Smokehouse

Estes:
Skywinder (yet another one)
Outlander
Guardian
something from the x prize line

that's probably it for LPR
 

kelltym88

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Originally posted by Chilly
It's not on his website yet. Shrox posted a thread about it in the last week or so. The thing looks fast just standing still!


I did a search for that, but this thread is the only one that came up. Could you post a link to it? Thanx.
 

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Originally posted by Adam Selene
you know Jerry, i just don't think LPR when i think of USR, nor do i think USR when i think LPR. couldn't tell you why.

I get it.

So I should simply STOP recommending E, F and G motors for our rocket kits which are 0.74", 1", and 1.22" OD?

I refuse!!! :D

I LOVE 18mm F's and G's and if USR were not actively banned, YOU would know why!!

Jerry
 

Jerry Irvine

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Originally posted by Hospital_Rocket
Patience young Jedi...

You got a bunch of years of MPR/HPR and that is what most people think of with your stuff.

Only 25. :p
 
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