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Old 05-16-2018, 06:05 PM
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Honest John, 80's flavor, vintage plastic nose cone with a clone body. Had to replace the body after the old shock broke and it tumbled into knee high grass. The camouflage works.
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Old 05-16-2018, 06:15 PM
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The remnants of a poorly half-built Freedom 7 Mercury Redstone from my Mom's house. I've learned quite a lot from you guys. The glamour shot shows it finished, although without the black ring above the fins. D'oh.

It's flown 15 times. Love it.
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Old 05-16-2018, 06:25 PM
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I do love my staging. The Comanche 3 is actually my third. My leftover from the 80's flew a few times, then burn out the 2nd stage and lost the nose cone from another vintage cord snap. My second failed to stage on its first or second flight. Now this one, still going strong. Ten flights cumulatively.
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Another survivor from back in the day. It's flown four times, not counting however many times in the 80s. I definitely like this finish v. the current.
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Nice additions to your fleet !
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Another survivor from back in the day. It's flown four times, not counting however many times in the 80s. I definitely like this finish v. the current.

This was on my short list of decals that I wanted from Gordon. The Goodrocks guy was selling some on eBay, but they looked like they were a bit chewed up for the money, and the other decals in the lot were nothing special. As it stands, I'm still holding out hope and have not painted my Yankee yet.
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Astron Farside-X clone. Built with Semroc parts, but before they started kitting it.
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Old 05-21-2018, 12:19 PM
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Astron Scrambler clone, using Sandman's excellent payload section and decals. The second picture shows the wear and tear gained from three flights using a cluster of C's.
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Semroc Ranger. Like the Farside-X above, it is unflown as yet, being too powerful for the NTMLF.

I chose not to use the included "RANGER" decal. Now, on my next scratch build, I can cut the first "R" off of it and name the build the "ANGER".
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Thanks, guys!

Estes Trajector with Accur8 skins. As a NASA fanboy, I love this set of skins.

Also, having not used the laser weapons on the build, I can add them to the Anger.
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