WILDMAN - DarkStar Gallery

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  1. Nov 14, 2013 #121

    K'Tesh

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    Here's my interpretation of the Darkstar Mini as a work-in-progress

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    It's actually a 2 stage 24mm C11, D, E powered version
     
  2. Nov 14, 2013 #122

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    Kenny, you know me.....I handed it over to Wayco to paint :cool:

    He sprayed Dupli-Color Clear Effects on it after I applied the StickerShock Decal that came with the kit. He liked it so much he sprayed his BlackStar and my Dark Jart with it also.

    But it is not cheap!
     
  3. Nov 15, 2013 #123

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    Here's mine flying short on an H178DM

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  4. Dec 6, 2013 #124

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    I got one for Black Saturday. Where did you get your tailcone?
     
  5. Dec 6, 2013 #125

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    Aero PAC! Wildman sells them also.

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  6. Dec 6, 2013 #126

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    Here is my "Blackstar", a 3" Darkstar I got at last years black Saturday sale. Stickershock holographics:
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    Flying on an AT K456 Dark Matter at GHS:
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    Latest flight was on an L935 Imax at ROCStock 38. Here I am loading it at home:
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    Here is the video of the flight, went to 12,934 ft. and if you turn up the volume on it, you might be able to hear the sonic boom echoing off the mountains:
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  7. Dec 6, 2013 #127

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    I believe the one David has pictured is a Jr. Aeropack does not make a 54mm to 38mm tailcone. Slimline makes one but it looks like everyone is out of stock.
     
  8. Dec 6, 2013 #128

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    We need our own machine shop :p

    Nozzles from graphite...tailcones....custom nosecones....
     
  9. Dec 7, 2013 #129

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    Nope it's a 3" running short stack. The H178DM wouldn't lift the full shot, so I cut out the payload and av bay.

    It's a 75 to 54 aeropack tailcone with a 54 to 38 adapter for the 38/360 case. :)

    I promise to put a big boy motor in it this summer.

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  10. Dec 31, 2013 #130

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    And for all you Cheech & Chong fans out there, here is my "UP IN SMOKE" Ultimate Darkstar

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  11. Dec 31, 2013 #131

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    Love it!! Stickershock wrap?
     
  12. Dec 31, 2013 #132

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    Of course. Mark was totally involved in this one.
     
  13. Jan 1, 2014 #133

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    Thought so! It truly is beautiful. What will you be flying it on?
     
  14. Jan 1, 2014 #134

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    CTI M1810 redline. Sims at about 7500ft. but I really overbuilt this rocket so it may actually be a few hundred feet less. Hope to attempt L3 at URRF this summer. Gotta like a rocket with a sense of humor right? LOL
     
  15. Jan 26, 2014 #135

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    Decals on - Thanks Stickershock! Gonna be a while before I can clearcoat, but I couldn't wait to take some photos.

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    Fricking awesome
     
  17. Jan 29, 2014 #137

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    Here's My Darkstar Mini in paint (finally)

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    And with some stickershock decals applied:

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  18. Jan 29, 2014 #138

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    I bought the first Darkstar Extreme that Wildman had for sale and did it up in a Dark Energy theme.

    Gorilla K980BL:
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    My M2400:
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    I need to rebuild it after its flight on an M4500 ended badly (yanked the drogue deployment wires out on the way up...). This thread is inspiring me!
     
  19. May 28, 2014 #139

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    My Darkstar Lite. I couldn't bring myself to paint it because of how awesome it looks already. :D
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  20. Jun 7, 2014 #140

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    She has earned her paint job and decals

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  21. Jun 25, 2014 #141

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    Finally finished up my 3in darkstar. All painted and polished for URRF 2 this weekend.


    Matt

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  22. Sep 9, 2014 #142

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    Here's my DarkStar Mini and 4DD

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  23. Sep 9, 2014 #143

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    Here is my DarkStar Jr. in single deploy and dual deploy mode.

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  24. Sep 14, 2014 #144

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    here is my darkstar mini with and without DD. sticker shock graphics and color matched automotive paint.
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  25. Apr 16, 2015 #145

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    Ultimate Darkstar reincarnation after crash at LDRS 2014 New Booster section, nosecone and facelift.

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  26. Jul 3, 2015 #146

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    Darkstar Jr dual deploy configuration on the pad out at Black Rock, NV. Vinyl by Stickershock.
     
  27. Jul 3, 2015 #147

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    The Wm jr. is one of my most liked kits. I do miss the metal tip nose cone not on the newer kits. Life goes on.
     
  28. Jul 3, 2015 #148

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    Here's my, as of yet, unpainted Ultimate Darkstar at LDRS34. Flying on a CTI M1770 Skidmark. This was my L3 Certification flight: (photo credit: Dave McCann)

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  29. Oct 21, 2015 #149

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    Phoenix's Revenge.
    Ordered the day after a CTI J270 CATO burned off the end of my Madcow 4" Phoenix...

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  30. Nov 9, 2015 #150

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    Stickershock Vinyl. Color matched rail buttons. Matching yellow and purple elliptical 'chute. Don't judge! :wink:
     
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