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Old 06-24-2018, 07:50 PM
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I think the Python cone came from the AIM-9 Sidewinder kit.

The tube on the Python is 1.84" in diameter. I actually have the Terrier-Sandhawk and the Seahawk in the box.
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Old 06-24-2018, 09:31 PM
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I have both the 'winder and Python kits and their nosecones are very different shapes and diameters. The 'winder is BT-55, or 1.325" OD and the Python is similar to Centuri ST-18 body tube at 1.84" OD.

You can check out my detailed RockSim files for both of these designs at Rocketreviews.com

Estes Sidewinder EST#2125 (From a file I created and posted more than 18 years ago!)

https://www.rocketreviews.com/file-...winder_ver8.rkt

Estes Python #2129

https://www.rocketreviews.com/file-...python_2129.rkt

I still don't have any idea where the Python nosecone came from.
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If the Python nose cone was not used elsewhere, I have no idea how this one is called a "SPEV".
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