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Old 07-06-2005, 12:41 AM
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Originally Posted by CenturiGuy
600 or 1000 lb. Kevlar and 1/4" wide sewing elastic (maybe about 3 feet of each, Bill?) would probably be overkill for some folks in comparison to the standard ~100 lb. Kevlar (e.g., SEMROC), but not for the AstroCam, I think.


Wanna know how I measure it?
All I can say is that my nose cone rebound issues have disappeared since I started adding the extra cord. I'll take that, especially considering the low cost of the Kevlar and sewing elastic. Looks cool on the way down, too.
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Old 07-06-2005, 08:24 AM
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Thank you both for the advice. The little one packed the wadding on the last flight.......I'm not allowed too! We'll try it again soon.

I looked at some websites yesterday that displayed some serious rocket photography! I never knew......WOW
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