View Single Post
Old 11-05-2017, 08:31 PM
Royatl's Avatar
Royatl Royatl is offline
SPEV/Orion wrangler
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posts: 2,262

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.
Reply With Quote