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Old 03-16-2015, 02:34 PM
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Default Cool auction stuff..

Picked this up at a recent auction. Interesting lot, 6 MPC (1969), 6 Estes (1976) diamond pack motors, MRI tubes ( a bit small). An Astron launch controller/pad, 1976 Estes catalog.....bits and pieces of a MPC rocket.
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Old 03-16-2015, 03:25 PM
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Any idea what the MPC rocket was?
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Old 03-16-2015, 04:51 PM
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I'd venture a guess what the MPC rocket was....
Mostly Beat Up !
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Old 03-16-2015, 08:45 PM
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Any idea what the MPC rocket was?



I don't know, very few parts...30MM body tube 12 inches long, 1 fin (looks like a M/R) fin attachment ring and a shock cord mount ( mini FSI). Body tube is a very hard cardboard.
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Old 03-16-2015, 09:08 PM
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I would say either the Maverick or the Redstone Quasar
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Old 03-17-2015, 06:55 PM
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I would say either the Maverick or the Redstone Quasar


I am thinking the Redstone Maverick, 12" tube be about right for lower section..
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Default Centuri Eagle #5316 Parts on eBay

Just letting you guys know that if anyone is looking for parts for a Centuri Eagle, there's an auction on eBay:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/SPACE-1999-...=item4d31ab9449
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Old 05-03-2015, 10:29 PM
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Taking advantage of the thread necro...
Nice score on the motors John!
It kills me every time I see vintage motors listed, I just know if I try to bring these into Australia that customs will destroy them
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Wow. Nice find. Back in the '60s I flew a BT-55 model on a MPC B3-3 motor. It got a foot off the rod before falling to the ground and ejecting after the delay.
Later I was an assistant for the NAR Standards and Testing Committee that tested the MPC Minijet motors.

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Old 05-04-2015, 03:22 PM
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Yeah, I got lucky on those (not an Ebay auction). I try to watch for local estate auctions, when they clean out their attics good 'stuff' sometimes will appear. Recently picked up some 60's slot cars/parts, also a few C5-3's and B14's.
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