Estes - Maxi Alpha III Kit

Decals: Self-Stick
Diameter: 2.60 inches
Fin Material: Plastic
Length: 33.25 inches
Manufacturer: Estes
Model: 001903, 1321
Motor Size: 24 millimeters
Power: Low-Power
Product Type: Kit
Production Years: 1979-1985,2000,2011-
Recommended Motors: D12-3, E9-4, E9-6
Recovery: Parachute
Skill Level: 2
Status: In-Production
Style: Sport
Tags: Family:Estes:Alpha
Weight: 6.60 ounces

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  • Estes Maxi Alpha III By Mike Caplinger (June 1, 2016)

    The Estes Alpha, designed by Bill Simon and introduced in 1967, is the prototypical 3FNC that has introduced generations of rocketeers to the hobby.  The original Alpha, of course, had a balsa nose cone and fins.  The Alpha III (1971) was an easier-to-build plastic version with a one-piece molded fin can assembly.  Estes has released several larger versions of the Alpha ...

  • Estes Maxi Alpha III By Douglas Hurstell (August 20, 2011)

    Large diameter upscale of the venerable Standard Estes Alpha. Components 3 BT-80 Body tubes, 2x9", 1x3 3/8" 3 Plastic Fins, 24mm motor mount tube 1 centering ring 2 plastic fin mount and centering rings 3/8" rubber band shock cord (bad), 24" premade parachute Plastic NC /h2 The fin mounts are not the standard Estes fare, but instructions were ...

  • Estes Maxi Alpha 3 By Jon Revelle

    Larger, cooler version of an Estes classic. This thing ROCKS!! I got it for Christmas. I saw it at Ace on December 14,2003 and I can't believe this rocket was still there. It's been OOP for about 3 years. It was a re-release of the original 1979 version. The kit has: 3 BT-80 body t ubes, 2 long and one short 3 red plastic fins 2 rings for holding engine tube, fins and connect ...

  • Estes Maxi Alpha 3 By Dave Russell

    The Maxi Alpha 3 is one of Estes year 2000 re-released limited edition rockets. It is rated Skill Level 2 with a 24mm motor mount. I have seen the price on this kit vary from $15 to $35. It is large version of the Estes classic Alpha kit. Like junior, it is a rather simple build. Stock build utilizes, BT-80 tubes, a 24 inch parachute, little paint (nose only), and pressure-sensitive decals. ...

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