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Old 12-23-2011, 04:49 PM
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I think that Gemini scales out to be a 5.5 tube. I saw one of our NIRA members fly that on (I think) twin F or G motors for a beautiful flight. A few flights after that, he unfortunately pranged it. . .



At 1/24 scale, the 120" diameter of the Titan booster scales to 5".


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At 1/24 scale, the 120" diameter of the Titan booster scales to 5".


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OK, so close doesn't count here????



That quarter inch underbite would be hard to ignore...


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The Mercury capsule is 1 9/16th across the heat shield, while the Gemini service section is right around 2 1/2 inches. Given that the Mercury capsule used an adapter section to fit to the diameter of the Redstone, you could probably get away with 1 1/2. That would be a section of BT-58 for the Mercury and a BT-80 for the Gemini. Both are going to take some playing with. Oh for a Series 15 and 25 tube!


Or splice together two Glencoe Jupiter C kits for your Redstone booster...


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