|Fin Span:||5.70 inches|
|Nose Cone Material:||Balsa|
|Recommended Motors:||B6-4, C6-5, D12-7|
( Contributed - by Elred Pickett - 08/01/09) I had previously built the Magnum Hornet, and this kit is a few inches longer. Like the Hornet, this is a reproduction of an old Centuri kit that has slight changes from the original. It has features that I assume come with most(all?) Semroc kits: balsa fins on a laser-cut sheet, balsa nose cone, Kevlar shock cord to tie to the motor mount. ...
Brief: Simple 4FNC rocket with parachute recovery. Chan's review is complete and my experience was pretty much the same, so I'll just try to add a few comments and photos. For instance, the marketing people at Damon/Estes borrowed the Magnum moniker because it equates with "over powered". That's true with this kit. A D12-7 will easily send it out of sight. Con ...
This is a basic 4-fin and nose cone rocket with a fair amount of nostalgia mixed in for good measure. This is one of Semroc's "retro repro" series, which is a modern reproduction of an out-of-production classic. In this case, the Magnum Sprint is a reproduction of a Centuri design from 1982 just before they were folded in with Estes under the Damon ownership model. According to the header ...