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Old 07-29-2023, 11:16 AM
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Location: Colorado
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Originally Posted by Bill
The Estes retainers all seem like clunky overkills to me. Can they be made much thinner and still be reliable?


While kind of pricey, the Rocketarium 18mm aluminum retainers are very nice, and not too bulky. I use these on models I want to fly using the Aerotech 18/20 RMS, and welcome the added security compared to an engine hook. They are a perfect fit.
Lee Reep
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Projects: Semroc Saturn 1B, Ken Foss Designs Mini Satellite Interceptor
In the Paint Shop: Nothing! Too cold!
Launch-Ready: Farside-X, Maxi Honest John, Super Scamp
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