Estes - Gemini DC Kit

CP Method: Rocksim/Rocksim
CP Position From Front: 18.06 inches
Designer: Matt Steele
Diameter: 0.98 inches
Manufacturer: Estes
Model: 2136
Power: Low-Power
Product Type: Kit
Production Years: 1997-2005
Recommended Motors: B4-2, B4-4, B6-4, C6-5
Recovery: Parachute
Skill Level: 2
Status: Out-Of-Production
Style: Sport
Reviews
  • Estes - Gemini DC {Kit} (2136) [1997-2005] By George Pluck (July 8, 2013)

    The Estes Gemini DC features twin 'chute deployment from the rear of two attached side pods.  Though much maligned, it's a very cool kit Components Three tubes, one main and two for the side pods Balsa fins mount through the main tube Plastic nose cones My kit came with an extra engine clip as well as the usual Estes components. ...

  • Estes - Gemini DC {Kit} (2136) [1997-2005] By Tai Fu

    Dual rear deployment parachute. The construction is good, because it has TTW fins, which means it is stronger than the other ones, also you don't have to worry about the fin alignment because the slot has done that for you. You just need to make sure that air can flow freely to the 2 parachute pods otherwise this rocket will lawn dart!!! You can always forget about the parachute pod and ...

  • Estes - Gemini DC {Kit} (2136) [1997-2005] By Alex Rothchild

    Brief: The Estes Gemini DC is dual parachute, lawn dart ready single stage rocket with two side pods housing the chutes. It uses a 1/8 inch launch lug and has a single 18mm motor mount. The Gemini DC has four swept back balsa fins. Construction: The components used in this rocket are top quality. The parts list is: 1 BT-50 main body tube, slotted with vent holes 1 ...

  • Estes - Gemini DC {Kit} (2136) [1997-2005] By Mike Goss

    I had often looked at this kit and wondered how those twin parachutes would work. I found out one day when a friend launched his and had only one chute deployed. The recovery was a little hard on the rocket and broke one of the pods off the side of the rocket. Reading the other reviews, I have learned that this is the rule and not the exception for this rocket. I determined that my rocket would ...

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