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Forum: Projects 08-22-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,573
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 08-14-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
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, 08:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,734
Posted By JumpJet
F50-4

F50-4
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 08-12-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,734
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, 06:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,734
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, 09:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,734
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, 09:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,734
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, 09:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,734
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, 09:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,734
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, 05:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,734
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, 09:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,734
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, 05:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,734
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, 08:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,734
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, 10:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,155
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, 01:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,592
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, 11:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,155
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, 08:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,155
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, 12:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,155
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 06-24-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,734
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. ...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 06-23-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,734
Posted By JumpJet
Wood Fins

Today I build the wood fins for my model. All up weight for the four fins is 4.5 ounces. I still have a little more sanding to do but they are close to being done.


John Boren
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 06-22-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,734
Posted By JumpJet
I'm Using PLA filament. My printer is a Tevo...

I'm Using PLA filament. My printer is a Tevo Tornado. I'm new at this home 3D printing stuff. My print speed is 60ms and the temp is 200C.

John Boren
Forum: Current Kit Talk 06-22-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By JumpJet
I haven't a clue. John Boren

I haven't a clue.


John Boren
Forum: Current Kit Talk 06-21-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By JumpJet
I'm just the one and only R&D guy at Estes so...

I'm just the one and only R&D guy at Estes so I'm the head of myself. Not sure what my title is going to be called under the new owners.



John Boren
Forum: Current Kit Talk 06-21-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By JumpJet
Estes 2018 Catalog

The New Estes 2018 catalog is now available.

For those of you that don't visit Facebook that...
Forum: Scale & Sport Scale Rocketry 06-20-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,734
Posted By JumpJet
Russian Sa-5

It's been a while since I have posted anything scale in nature so I thought I share my latest scale build for NARAM 60. I originally wanted the four strap on boosters to come off once the motors...
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