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Old 07-08-2017, 01:13 AM
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Originally Posted by Bituminous
tbzep - I confess I did glue the $%{+ out of it. I used those molding oldies aftermarket nose and farings that added weight but strength. lesson indeed learned.

I'd use an E engine in a heartbeat but when I look at the launches (see videos themselves if you like) I'd be concerned it'd still be unstable. I did my best on the Cp-Cg thing

Think I might have to simply retire it on the shelf...if this D12-0 scheme does not work

Thanks


The one thing no one has mentioned here is do NOT use a D12-0! There is no ejection charge in -0 motors - they are meant to be used in the lower stage of multi-staged rockets only.
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