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2014-10-27

Two Stage MMX Paper Thor - Final MMX Note:

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This excerpt is from the Fliskits Doubles Rocket page ( http://www.fliskits.com/products/rocketkits/micromaxx/kit_detail/doubles.htm ) and refers to how staging works with MMX motors. IMPORTANT: The NE motors have no ejection charge, but they DO have a delay charge. This is about a 1 ... [More]

2014-10-25

Two Stage MMX Paper Thor - Final Clear Coat

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Now that it's done I'm going to put a final clear coat on the rocket. [More]

2014-10-24

Two Stage MMX Paper Thor

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I've built a Bob Harrington Mini Thor and have a few pictures on the build process. I altered the Mini Thor, originally designed to run with a single A-T engine, into a two stage MMX model. You can get the Thor and many others here: http://rocketry.wordpress.com/ultimate-paper-rocket-g ... [More]

Two Stage MMX Paper Thor - Mini MMX Thor Done!

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Done. [More]

Two Stage MMX Paper Thor - Second Stage and Thor Body

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Here is the second stage and Thor body completed. Bottom of Second Stage. Streamer installed and done. [More]

Two Stage MMX Paper Thor - First Stage Done

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Here is what the completed first stage looks like with the engine installed. 1) 2) 3) [More]

Two Stage MMX Paper Thor - Two Stage Set Up.

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Below are the paper sections for the first and second stages. Parts lay out for Two Stage MMX Mini Thor. From Left to right. 1) Thor body 2) Coupler for Thor body and second stage. 3) Second stage MMX guts 4) First stage MMX guts. This build is set up like most Estes two ... [More]

Two Stage MMX Paper Thor - Tube wrap and glue

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Before wrapping the tubes, edge any areas of the paper where the printing is black with black sharpie. This will reduce white lines exposed by the edges. Don't do this with the yellow and tan segments as you'll see where the ink bleeds. below is a white inner tube segment that will get black ... [More]

2014-10-02

Flutter-By Caught!

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So I was painting my Flutter-By (Centuri Style); doing 10 minute intervals of red paint. In between painting, my Flutter-By was caught by a spider... [More]

Flutter-By Caught! - Perhaps..

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I'll just leave the remains of the fly and spider thread in the paint and keep the story and imagery. Neither spider or fly can stop the Flutter-By... [More]

Flutter-By Caught! - Perhaps..

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I'll just leave the remains of the fly and spider thread in the paint and keep the story and imagery. Neither spider or fly can stop the Flutter-By... [More]

Flutter-By Caught! - It gets worse

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The other side has a fly stuck to the fin / wing. Oh, Flutter-By #%@$! [More]

Scott Johnson


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