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Old 04-08-2019, 09:30 PM
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Join Date: Oct 2012
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Air Commander built, wood filled and sanded.

Constructed stock, except with a longer braided elastic shock cord annnnnd...
for the sustainer, lengthening the engine mount to accept E12s. Just in case I ever develop the testicular fortitude to fly it D12-E12.

One hiccup. The face card shows the stage fins flown offset, as opposed to the Avenger, Beta, etc. Following the instructions and the paper wrap fin guide, I placed the launch lugs perfectly between two fins, thereby blocking the launch rod with the perfectly offset booster fins. I'd like to fly it offset. Is there any downside to offsetting them slightly less than perfectly? Just enough to allow for the rod? Thanks.
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Just completed: Estes #3228 V2, #3219 Air Commander.

Current project: Estes #7227 Apollo Little Joe II. Rescuing my Mini-Comanche III.
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