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Old 11-05-2017, 07:31 PM
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Originally Posted by tbzep
Yes, which falls under #3...stopped making B's. Once you stop making B's, there's no reason to keep the long casing. Cato issues was what I was thinking about when I listed it, but it could have been simply due poor sales numbers, or any number of other reasons involving materials and/or profitability.


Back in the early 80's, a hobby shop in Roswell was moving and was selling their rocket stuff (getting back to their RC plane basics in a smaller space) and I bought a big bag of Centuri mini-Bs for a song. I still have most of them. The few I've flown didn't cato, but had another failure mode -- weak or no ejection charges.
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