Semroc - Centurion Kit

CP Method: Rocksim/Rocksim
CP Position From Front: 20.17 inches
Decals: Waterslide
Diameter: 1.64 inches
Fin Material: Balsa
Fin Span: 6.30 inches
Manufacturer: Semroc
Model: KV-40
Nose Cone Material: Balsa
Power: Low-Power
Product Type: Kit
Recommended Motors: A8-3, B6-4, C6-5
Recovery: Parachute
Skill Level: 2
Status: In-Production
Style: Clone, Sport
Tags: Family:Centuri:Centurion
Reviews
  • Semroc - Centurion {Kit} (KV-40) By John Lee (March 29, 2008)

    Brief: This rocket is a retro-repro, 18mm, standard 4FNC rocket with baffle ejection and dual parachute recovery system. Construction: The balsa sheet was within the instructions and was broken in many places parallel to the grain. One fin was broken into 2 pieces, the other three were broken into three pieces each. Let me hasten to add, I am NOT blaming Semroc for this. This ...

  • Semroc - Centurion {Kit} (KV-40) By Ron Wirth (July 12, 2007)

    Brief: The Centurion is another nice addition in the Semroc Retro-Repro series of rockets. For being a 4FNC rocket, it has some cool extras, namely the dual chutes, ejection baffle and shape of the laser cut fins that lead me to purchasing this rocket. I really like the curved portion of the fin at the rear of the rocket. Construction: This kit comes with 2 sections of body ...

  • Semroc - Centurion {Kit} (KV-40) By Chan Stevens (June 7, 2007)

    Brief: The original Centurion was introduced in 1970 by Centuri and was one of the first rockets to introduce an ejection baffle system, eliminating the need for recovery wadding. This is good for long, slow flights, and a nice flier. Construction: The parts list: Balsa nose cone 2 ST-16 body tubes 4 Laser-cut balsa fins 18mm motor kit 2 12" plastic ...

  • Semroc - Centurion {Kit} (KV-40) By Bill Eichelberger (May 31, 2007)

    Brief: Originally a Centuri kit circa 1971-77, the Centurion was perfectly sized to fit in with the Estes Big Bertha and Semroc Vega. With 18mm power and an ejection baffle that all but eliminated the need for recovery wadding, the Centurion was another choice in the crowded field of skill level one birds that were perfect for flights from smaller fields. The Semroc version also ...

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