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Old 12-04-2016, 02:27 PM
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Default First Model Rocket in 1960

This was ordered from the Central Rocket Company in Wisconsin . We still have the tube it was shipped in; we use to store a flag.
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Old 12-04-2016, 04:26 PM
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Wow! Nice stuff!
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Old 12-04-2016, 04:39 PM
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That looks just like that weird stuff falling on Lambeau field today!
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Old 12-04-2016, 10:50 PM
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Never heard of that company.

Plastic nose cone is new, but the spin fin unit was sold by Estes, for the BT-40, for a few years. I actually found one on a beach in 1970 or so, and used it on a scratch built model.

Thanks again for the cool photos.
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Old 12-10-2016, 09:37 AM
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This was ordered from the Central Rocket Company in Wisconsin . We still have the tube it was shipped in; we use to store a flag.
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Old 12-11-2016, 08:27 AM
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The nose cone in this old kit appears to be the same as the old red rubber one last sold by Estes around 1965. It's described and illustrated on pages 52-53 in the Estes 651 catalog. Catalog number 651-PNC-40H, illustration H, fits a BT-40 body tube.

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