Estes - Zoom Broom Kit

Decals: Self-Stick
Designer: Wayne Kellner, Mike Dorffler
Diameter: 1.64 inches
Fin Material: Balsa
Manufacturer: Estes
Model: 853
Motor Size: 13 millimeters
Nose Cone Material: Plastic
Original Price: $2.50
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Power: Low-Power
Product Type: Kit
Production Years: 1973-1975
Recommended Motors: 1/2A3-2T, A10-3T, A3-4T
Recovery: Parachute
Skill Level: 1
Status: Out-Of-Production
Style: Goonybird
  • Estes - Zoom Broom {Kit} (853) [1973-1975] By Berni Davidson

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