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Old 12-07-2018, 10:39 PM
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I cloned a Farside X a few years ago for NARAM 54 and finished it like the one on the back cover of the '66 and'67 Estes catalogs.

http://www.ninfinger.org/rockets/ca...s66/66estb.html

I had asked SEMROC about having basswood fins cut and Carl sent me a set. I was unable to attend, so I don't recall what the Pod Bay Doors flew it on, but it flew successfully and won Team division thanks to the mission points for stages.
I did not cant the first stage fins.

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Old 12-08-2018, 11:44 AM
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I have a few but I don't know their history. I think some came from a garage sale so I guess mine are just "collectibles".


Come on, O.G., put one of those things in your most prized Sprint. We live once.

Chas, that one is beautiful! I can certainly see using that paint scheme on one in the future.
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Old 12-08-2018, 04:49 PM
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My Astron Sprint has flown more on the B14-7 than any other motor.
A close second is the C6-7...always get it back too.
It has flown on an Aerotech D10 to an insane height once. Winds were nil. Landed within 100' of my backyard launch pad.
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