Sascha Grant's Page
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Certification Level: Tripoli L2
Club Memberships: MMRG,Tripoli,Rocketry Victoria (TRA 109)
Favorite Rockets: Orbital Decay
Personal Home Page: http://www.ibuildrockets.com/
Club Home Page: http://www.tripoli.org.au/
Flight Everyone loved this little rocket. Landed 10' from the pad - A10-3 - Police Padocks Reserve (Dandenong) [More]
Sascha's Estes Bullpup
Flight Rocket weathercocked a little. Landed close to the pad - B6-4 - Police Padocks Reserve (Dandenong) [More]
Estes Satellite Interceptor
Flight Good flight despite the wind - B6-4 - Police Padocks Reserve (Dandenong) [More]
Modification Big Daddy (29mm) (Modification)
I've always liked the Estes Big Daddy, but even flying on an E just wasn't good enough. So I went about building this to fly on a H - the H128 specifically.
Out of the box, the kit includes:
Pre-Slotted Body Tube
Motor ... [More]
Estes AGM-57X Heatseeker
Flight Good flight - drifted a long way - C6-5 - Serpentine (Rocketry Victoria) [More]
Estes Baby Bertha
Flight Weathercocked due to wind - C6-5 - Serpentine (Rocketry Victoria) [More]
Flight - C6-7 - Serpentine (Rocketry Victoria) [More]
Estes Big Daddy (29mm)
Flight WOW! This just got up and went! - H128W-M - Serpentine (Rocketry Victoria) [More]
Flight Eject late - needed a C6-5 - C6-7 - Serpentine (Rocketry Victoria) [More]
Flight Great 2nd flight, perfect tumble recovery - A6-4 - Dandenong Wetlands [More]
Flight Quick off the pad, good straight boost, recovered ok - A6-4 - Dandenong Wetlands [More]
Scratch Atari Joystick (Scratch)
Review Brief: 1:1 scale model of the original Atari 2600 joystick. Designed for looks and laughs--and of course, flying!
Construction and Finishing: Work started with a 6" length of BT-20 body tube, some scraps of balsa cut into 4" strips to form the handle and a box made from mounting board (the ... [More]
Scratch C6-5 2.6 Upscale (Scratch)
Review Brief: 2.6x upscale of the ever classic Estes C6-5 motor. Three fins and a noseflat with parachute recovery.
Construction: Body is 9.5 inch of 60mm postage tube. Three balsa fins with a noseflat made with a 60mm diameter disk of 3mm plywood weighted with 1oz of polyurethane resin with a paper ... [More]
Scratch Ballistic Chicken (Scratch)
Review Brief: I guess this is your run-of-the-mill 3 fin and a beak parachute recovered rocket.
Construction: 1 x 18" BT-50 body tube, 18mm motor mount, engine hook, 3 balsa fins, and head "beak cone".
This is a straight forward build, however, due to the size of the chicken's neck, the launch ... [More]
Scratch Now That's What I Call a Funnel (Scratch)
Review Brief: Huge plastic funnel. 29mm motor mount. Tumble recovery.
Construction: Parts include:
11.25" x 14.5" Big red plastic funnel
9" x 29mm motor mount tube
2 x 3mm ply centering rings (one about 4.5" and the other about 2.5")
.25" launch lug
I saw this huge funnel in a ... [More]
Scratch ACME Rocket (Scratch)
Brief: ACME "Wile E. Coyote" styled rocket. Single Stage, parachute recovery.
Construction: Single body tube (60mm x 25mm postage tube) with a cardstock nosecone (80mm x 85mm). Single stick for stability. 3mm Plywood centering rings, 1/4" launch lugs (one at center point of motor, one near ... [More]
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