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Old 10-20-2005, 10:28 PM
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Upscales, ya freaks!
I've got others, but these are two of the more fully realized that I've finished. The smaller Condor is a 1:1, 18mm clone, while the smaller Satellite Interceptor is an original that I rescued off Ebay and restored. Both upscales are BT-55 based. The Condor was built in 2001, but I only recently got the upscaled decals to look decent. The BT-55 Satellite Interceptor is E-powered and righteously RIPS off the pad. I also have another one that was my first ever upscale back in 2001, and also my first D-powered bird. It's currently in ROUGH shape at the other house. I also have a BT-55 Rogue that I haven't finished decaling yet, and the Taurus upscale that I've posted on here several hundred times.
So, how about it? Anyone else got a big one they'd like to show off?
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Rediscovered: Roto-Rocket Star Scan, Semroc Laser X, Semroc SLS Laser X

In paint: Centuri Stellar Hercules, Estes Monarch, Estes Nike Apache, Semroc Recruiter

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Ready to fly: Centuri Zebra II, Estes Centuri, FSI Dart, Semroc Penetrator, Semroc Point, Semroc Squire
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Old 10-21-2005, 09:18 AM
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nice looking birds, Bill.

UI actually am 'restoring' my vintage Condor now - have always wanted to do the Sattelite Interceptor, maybe an upscale version would be good - especially since the Black Brant cone is available.
what did you use for the tail cone ?

will see if I can come up with a few upscale pics, many of my upscales are parlty painted or nekkid, though :-( * sigh *

~ AL

well, here's the two that I already have pics of on my hard drive, so posting along with this :-)

the Rogue is made from a polyethlene tube (ala PML Quantum),built in the mid 80's using the Estes SCUD-1B cone, not exactly accurate, but ppl do reccognize the design.
will be ordering a custom BMS cone with my next order ( once I scrape up some cash), so I can use the Scud cone for a 'D.A.R.T.' clone .

the other pics are of our imfamous Rattler 7 upscale :-)

(note the Estes E2X kit Rattler 7 leaning against the fin in pic 2)
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Old 10-21-2005, 06:26 PM
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Okay Zippy you wanted bigger.
But what did you expect to see?
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Old 10-21-2005, 06:31 PM
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Missed the picture.
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Old 10-21-2005, 09:11 PM
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Okay Zippy you wanted bigger.
But what did you expect to see?


What are you talking about? You're the NewCath guy.
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Build floor: Semroc Egg Crate, Semroc S.P.E.V

Rediscovered: Roto-Rocket Star Scan, Semroc Laser X, Semroc SLS Laser X

In paint: Centuri Stellar Hercules, Estes Monarch, Estes Nike Apache, Semroc Recruiter

Body shop: Estes Jayhawk

Ready to fly: Centuri Zebra II, Estes Centuri, FSI Dart, Semroc Penetrator, Semroc Point, Semroc Squire
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Old 10-25-2005, 10:25 PM
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Missed the picture.


Mine is an old Estes Pro Series.
But it's gettin a 29mm motor mount instead of the 4 E cluster mount.
4 E's is gettin too pricey to shoot compared to a nice G or H reload.

Besides, Heres my reply to the Thread Start:

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