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Old 07-07-2017, 11:36 PM
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I don't know how you built it, but it is way too heavy. I can fly on D12-3's all day with no problems. Since it is so heavy, you only have one solution without modifying the rocket. Fly it on composite motors. Aerotech makes E15-4 and E20-4 single use motors and E18-4 reloadables that will overcome the added weight. Doug didn't specify, but he means the Aerotech motor I'm talking about. Estes used to make an E15 but they were very prone to CATO and were longer than the D12 casing.

That said, build another one with considerably less glue so you can fly it in those same small field locations on a D12-3.
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