This is the Rocket that I have chosen to do my level 1 NAR cert with.
A Pro series kit, it has nice wood fins and sturdy construction.
I built this rocket with the intention of flying large 29mm reloads in it so I used epoxy on everything. I made a aluminum ring that sits about 2\3 down the body tube with a hole in the center. I have a Beer can that slides down the tube and rests on the ring (this is my deployment piston) There is a braid of Kevlar for the shock cord with 8 feet of bungee 1\8 inch thick with fishing swivels and 2 24" Estes nylon chutes in a Y pattern. The nosecone has a small altimeter attached with a 24" nylon chute that independently deploys on its own.
I didn't care for the stickers or the paint scheme, so I went with OD Green and Flat White. ICBM SS 20!
I am planning the maiden flight with an Areotech F50-6T motor.
This is a Pro Series kit that is four fins and 3" diameter. It is designed for E, F, and G motors. Components The parts were good. The fins are plywood while the tubes are cardboard and the nose cone plastic like most kits this size today. /h2 No real cons on the construction other then the shock cord attachment. If done right, I'm sure it would ...
Curt Hillier's Flaming Leviathan Components Standard build of the Estes Pro Series II kit. Elmer's carpenters wood glue as adhesive. /h2 Kit instructions were clear. Migrating to mid-power using Estes Pro Series II kit was easy. Finishing I didn't use the kit decals as the style was a bit boring. I painted the body black and then ...