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Charles Angel's Page

AKA: Cangelo

Location: South Carolina

Biography:

I have been the enabler for a year and a half of my son's interest in rockets, but have yet to build or launch my own.  I finally have decided to jump in (April 2015).

RocketReviews.com Pages:

2015-04-12

Quest Aerospace Planet Probe

Flight

Inaccurately used the Estes hand altimeter which showed 59 meters (193 feet).  Since this rocket goes 200 ft max, this seems doubtful :)   Nice smooth flight and landing. - B6-0 - Home [More]

2015-04-10

Big Daddy Build - Added Primer

Build Entry

The hardware store only had grey primer.  I hope a darker primer does not affect the final outcome.   [More]

Big Daddy Build - Fin Installation

Build Entry

I enjoyed sanding and rounding the fins off.  I worked hard to align the fins as well as possible.  One strategy I used was making sure the fins opposite of each other lined up with a ruler.  This definitely helped based on my rookie eye.      [More]

Big Daddy Build - Installed the Motor Mount and Shock Cord

Build Entry

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2015-04-08

Big Daddy Build

Build

This is my 2nd rocket build and I'm excited to get it started.  First build was the Quest Planet Probe.  I chose Big Daddy as my first level 2 build as my son started building his first level 2 (Estes Solar Warrior).  Building rockets together has been great father-son time. ... [More]

Big Daddy Build - Motor Mount

Build Entry

Fairly smooth, but I would make two changes to the instructions Test fit centering ring to motor casing before adding glue I had a little trouble fitting the rings over the casing while glue was on I should have tested and sanded the rings so that they would fit easily onto the ... [More]

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