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Old 03-01-2022, 01:41 PM
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Maybe not quite as rare or unusual but something I stumbled over after starting down the rabbit hole that Joe's post showed me: https://www.ebay.com/itm/3343449603...AAOSw0w1hs~b N

Not my listing, I don't know the seller. Appears to be a Boy Scouts only bulk kit from, I'd guess 5-10 years ago. I don't think I've ever seen that plastic BT-20 to BT-50 transition before in anything else. The overall design reminds me of another one (whose name escapes me at the moment) but which was BT-20 to BT-5-based.
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Old 03-01-2022, 01:51 PM
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The double-set fin design reminds me some of the Centuri Italian Sea Killer semi-scale kit from the late 70s. No reducer in that kit though.

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Old 03-01-2022, 01:56 PM
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Appears to be a Boy Scouts only bulk kit from, I'd guess 5-10 years ago. I don't think I've ever seen that plastic BT-20 to BT-50 transition before in anything else. The overall design reminds me of another one (whose name escapes me at the moment) but which was BT-20 to BT-5-based.
The Estes Ricochet, from what I can tell:

https://www.rocketreviews.com/ricochet-5581.html
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Old 03-01-2022, 01:58 PM
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Now I remember: Ricochet. https://estesrockets.com/wp-content...08_RICOCHET.pdf

It appears I mis-remembered the size of the Ricochet. That makes this Boy Scout model look even more like a Ricochet but with plastic parts in place of the balsa nose cone and reducer.

Looks like Jay and I were posting at about the same time....
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Whew. When I saw the title, I got worried for a minute that this was a Fred G. Sanford thread about Aunt Ester's sex life.
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Tbzep, that's really grim, gnarly, and gruesome.
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Maybe not quite as rare or unusual but something I stumbled over after starting down the rabbit hole that Joe's post showed me: https://www.ebay.com/itm/3343449603...AAOSw0w1hs~b N

Not my listing, I don't know the seller. Appears to be a Boy Scouts only bulk kit from, I'd guess 5-10 years ago. I don't think I've ever seen that plastic BT-20 to BT-50 transition before in anything else. The overall design reminds me of another one (whose name escapes me at the moment) but which was BT-20 to BT-5-based.



Bernard, that transition looks a bit like the one used in the Saros.
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The Estes Ricochet, from what I can tell:

https://www.rocketreviews.com/ricochet-5581.html

Nice pick, Jay. I knew it looked familiar, but I couldn't begin to place it.
https://www.rocketreviews.com/estes...1128152025.html But, hey, I've got one, apparently in the paint pile.
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Whew. When I saw the title, I got worried for a minute that this was a Fred G. Sanford thread about Aunt Ester's sex life.

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I don't see the ceramic blast deflector in the box.


Scott, It's included. It is shown in the last photo of the listing ( wrapped in corrugated cardboard )

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