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Old 10-21-2010, 10:34 PM
Bill Gibson Bill Gibson is offline
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Default "D" Redstone engine?

Wanted to find out if a C11-3 would be a good engine to use for My Estes #1921 Mercury Redstone that is set up for D power for the first flight?...Or not? Its built...gotta paint it......
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Old 10-22-2010, 04:42 AM
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I fly mine on D12-5. I did very little painting, and did not use the decals on it though. I printed a wrap that has fantastic details on it for the body tube. The only parts painted were the capsule,tower, and the fins.
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Old 10-22-2010, 09:40 AM
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It's not going to go all that high on a D12-5; probably about 650'; I would just use that.
That being said, you can safely fly it on a C11-3; it will probably only hit around 300'.
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