Thread: Estes non parts
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Old 10-15-2020, 02:02 PM
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Originally Posted by caheaton
Guess that happens with the manufacturing getting outsourced. I contacted Estes to see about replacing the body tube and decal on my digital Astrocam (I's a trivial matter to build or replace from stock parts but I inquired hoping to see if I could keep it looking all stock).

I was told that Estes hasn't stocked spare parts for their models in over 10 years and no parts are available. Bummer......

Email was from Sandra Cox.

After an incident I replaced the body on mine with a regular white BT-50 tube. I was able to carefully peel the sticker off the original model and put it on the new tube. It looks OK....not great but OK.
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