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Old 09-24-2020, 10:45 PM
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Originally Posted by tbzep
IIRC, the cone for the Astron Explorer (and Dark Energy) is from a new mold with some minor changes compared to the Odyssey and Rigel-3. Not enough changes to prevent a nice clone model, though. I've never had my hands on the vintage cone so I couldn't say what the changes are.

Edit: Here is John's explanation of the nose cone.
https://oldrocketforum.com/showpost...735&postcount=3



It looks like that nose cone is part of the Sci-Fi set. AC Supply sells it for $10.19.

https://www.acsupplyco.com/estes/es...scifit_asst.htm
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