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Old 01-31-2022, 08:00 AM
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Question Estes V2 kit differences?

Can anybody tell me whether there are any substantial differences between kits #1904, #1926, and #3228?

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Old 01-31-2022, 09:51 AM
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Die-crushed fins on #1904 & #1926. Laser cut fins on #3228 and it can use a 24mm E12 BP. Price, price and price.
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Old 03-07-2022, 06:49 PM
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I believe that the earliest incarnation used a bit of BT-51 (S-IVB tube from the old semiscale Saturn V) to hold the engine hook in place, and used water transfer decals. A later version just a ring to retain the engine hook, and had self-adhesicve stickers for the German markings.

I could be wrong, though.
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Old 03-07-2022, 07:35 PM
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Somewhere in there the details of the slot-mounted fins also changed. The #3228 had a point between the forward edge of the forward mounting tab and the leading edge of the fin. The earlier ones did not. There was also a subtle difference to the rear details of the fins--close to the engine mount cavity. I don't now if I would call them substantial differences or not.
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