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Old 04-01-2018, 09:43 PM
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Trying to clone this MRI Lambda 8 and can't get my work printer to cooperate.
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Old 04-01-2018, 09:45 PM
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HA! I am S-M-R-T! The printer didn't know what hit it.
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Old 04-01-2018, 09:56 PM
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I could use a little help with this. I'm seeing the MRI Lambda 8 as a four fin rocket, but I can also see it as a three fin. Anyone have an opinion?
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Old 04-01-2018, 10:11 PM
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At least 3!

The longer I looked at it, the more undecided I became. It first appeared that the angles looked more like 90, and maybe the artist just decided not to try to draw that 4th fin, with so little to realistically show.
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Old 04-01-2018, 10:58 PM
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Old 04-01-2018, 11:08 PM
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I downloaded that last week. Never even thought to give it a look. Thanks.
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Some special sentimental value ?
All of their supposed "designs" are about as exciting as an Estes Kadet.
Meh..
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Having built this one way back in 69, I can tell you it is a 4 fin rocket. Anything else I can help you with sir?

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Having built this one way back in 69, I can tell you it is a 4 fin rocket. Anything else I can help you with sir?

Mike

Dry field? Open weekend? Light winds? You should see the list of unflown stuff I have.
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Build floor: Estes Luna Bug, Rocketarium Trident T117-13, Semroc Laser X, S.P.E.V.

In paint: Centuri Stellar Hercules, Estes Goblin, Nike Apache, Quest Intruder, Red River Stratos, Semroc Cyber III, Egg Crate, Recruiter, TLP Anubis

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