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Old 08-23-2008, 12:29 PM
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Exclamation New Plan -- Capricorn Alpha

I think this one has some pleasing lines, in a classic arrangement borrowing from the Laser-X, the Taurus, and several BARCLONEs. Performance appears to be good on the common four motors, but you might need a 48" rod if you choose to use the A8-3. It only requires 34", but you don't really have the full 36" to start with on a traditional pad. The plans call out a 3/16" launch lug so you can use any standard 36" x 1/8", or 'maxi' 48" x 3/16" launch rod.

Length: 29.45"
Diameter: 1.34" (ST-13)
Fin Span: 6.34"
Weight: 1.74 oz

A8-3......155'......Dv 13 FPS
B4-4......400'......Dv 3 FPS
B6-4......410'......Dv 7 FPS
C6-5......940'......Dv 15 FPS

Enjoy!

Magic Number now at 24...
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