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Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 11-23-2018, 12:06 AM
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Views: 6,162
Posted By JumpJet
No, it will still separate at the same place as...

No, it will still separate at the same place as before. Hopefully another future model can use this part for it's separation point. It's always nice to plan ahead just in case it is...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 11-22-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,162
Posted By JumpJet
Cad Images of 1969

Below are a few images of the cad model I created for the box art work. The LEM shroud is a blow molded part. The third stage body tube which connects to the bottom of the LEM Shroud has it's own...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 11-22-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,162
Posted By JumpJet
The LEM will be in the Saturn V box. John Boren

The LEM will be in the Saturn V box.

John Boren
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 11-21-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,162
Posted By JumpJet
Sorry, but no, the cone shaped shrouds are...

Sorry, but no, the cone shaped shrouds are Vac-U-Formed. Maybe in the 60th Anniversary addition we can get them injection molded.

John Boren
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 11-18-2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,162
Posted By JumpJet
The injection molded fins are direct replacements...

The injection molded fins are direct replacements for the old vacuum formed ones. Once the two halves of the fin are bonded together you glue it in place just like before.


John Boren
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 11-18-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,162
Posted By JumpJet
Same size fins that have been used for 40+ years....

Same size fins that have been used for 40+ years. Remember most of the fin is under that cone shaped shroud.



The only thing that is the same on this kit from the last one are Most of the body...
Forum: Projects 08-22-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,470
Posted By JumpJet
No molds that I know of exist for this model. ...

No molds that I know of exist for this model. That doesn't mean one day they couldn't be made for a reissue of the kit.

John Boren
Forum: Mission Control 08-15-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 797
Posted By JumpJet
This same person came up to me at the field,...

This same person came up to me at the field, reached out his hand, so I reached out mine and we shook hands. After he said his name I couldn't undo what just happened. Later he asked to interview...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 08-12-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,726
Posted By JumpJet
F50-4

F50-4
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 08-12-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,726
Posted By JumpJet
I doubt this model will ever fly again. You...

I doubt this model will ever fly again. You spend a hundred hours building something, then only fly it once but that's pretty much how all my Scale models goes. At least this one only needs a...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 08-10-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,726
Posted By JumpJet
I flew here today. I only flew her on a single...

I flew here today. I only flew her on a single motor and even then it took me two tries to get her off the ground. The model took first in static points in Team Scale. I believe I ended up in...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 08-02-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,726
Posted By JumpJet
When I say a week to dry that means fully cured. ...

When I say a week to dry that means fully cured. You can easily pick up the model the next day.

As for decals, No decals. I specifically picked a display model to replicate since it has no...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 08-01-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,726
Posted By JumpJet
I used a iwata Eclipse airbrush to spray the ...

I used a iwata Eclipse airbrush to spray the paint on with.


John Boren
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 08-01-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,726
Posted By JumpJet
SA-5 Painted

My SA-5 for NARAM is almost complete. I just finished putting all the parts together. The four strap on boosters are held in place with small brass screws. The small fins on these boosters are also...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 07-29-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,726
Posted By JumpJet
Lots and Lots of sanding of Primer. John Boren

Lots and Lots of sanding of Primer.


John Boren
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 07-29-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,726
Posted By JumpJet
My SA-5 for NARAM 60 is almost ready for paint ...

My SA-5 for NARAM 60 is almost ready for paint

I learned a big lesson today. If you make two of the same parts and one of them is incorrectly made you should really throw it away so you donít end...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 07-23-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,726
Posted By JumpJet
Just about every missile out there has bolted on...

Just about every missile out there has bolted on fins. This means there is no neat glue fillet going along the root of the fins. I wanted to simulate that so none of the 12 fins are this model are...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 07-22-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,726
Posted By JumpJet
I did a little more more on the model...

I did a little more more on the model today.



John Boren
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 07-20-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,726
Posted By JumpJet
I'm still in the primer stage of the build. I'll...

I'm still in the primer stage of the build. I'll post pics once it is done.

As for motor choice it depends on how much it weights. It's either going to be a F26 or F50 in the center with four...
Forum: Vendors 07-11-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,815
Posted By JumpJet
Correct there was not 2017 catalog. John Boren

Correct there was not 2017 catalog.


John Boren
Forum: Current Kit Talk 07-04-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,468
Posted By JumpJet
The Plastic parts are in fact a Chrome...

The Plastic parts are in fact a Chrome Red.


John Boren
Forum: Vendors 06-29-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,815
Posted By JumpJet
PDF Copy online

The PDF version of the new Estes 2018 Catalog is now online.



https://www.estesrockets.com/media//catalogs/2018_ESTES_CATALOG_WEB_VERSION.pdf



John Boren
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,815
Posted By JumpJet
Yes, Catalogs will be at NARAM 60. John Boren

Yes, Catalogs will be at NARAM 60.


John Boren
Forum: Vendors 06-26-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,815
Posted By JumpJet
You should be able to get the Estes catalog at...

You should be able to get the Estes catalog at your local hobby shop for free.

John Boren
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 06-25-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,726
Posted By JumpJet
Today I was able to finish up the wood fins and...

Today I was able to finish up the wood fins and make the 40 cutouts in the main body tube for all the attachment points needed. All the parts are simply dry fitted together as seen in the photo. ...
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