|Recommended Motors:||D12-0/C6-0/C6-7, A8-3, B4-4, B6-4, C6-5, D12-0/C6-0/B6-6|
Brief: Three stage kit with streamer recovery. Construction Being an altitude junkie this kit caught my eye as soon as I saw it. This kit was typical Estes, that is to say it had all of its parts and well thought out instructions. Quality of the parts was good and they all fit well. I got right to construction and other than wishing I had purchased the fin alignment jig the kit was ...
(by Doyle Tatum) I built this model per instructions with the following exceptions and comments: Steps 1-3 Tied a piece of Kevlar ® to the motor tube and cut it long enough to reach the top of the body tube (placed a swivel on the end) Steps 4-7 no changes Steps 8-11 Used Estes fin alignment tool (EST 2227). When I build another I will use a CA glue to attach the fins and then ...
Brief: The Comanche-3 CHIEF is a 136% upscale of the Estes Comanche-3. BT-55 body tube and three 24mm motors. Parachute recovery and an altimeter bay. Construction: Parts include: 2 BT-55 Main body tubes 2 BT-55 Booster body tubes 1 ESTES BT-55 nose cone (long) 9 Upscale fins - 1/8 balsa 6 55-50 centering rings 3 C55 couplers Building is ...