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Old 04-21-2008, 09:37 PM
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Does the Solar Flare look familiar to anyone but me? I swear Shrox kitted that design or provided the plan somewhere, but I can't find it.
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Old 04-21-2008, 10:35 PM
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As Bill said, Daedelus is indeed the Shrox Icarus

Lancer is the old Shrox Stiletto

Glad to see these coming back. More Shrox is always a good thing!

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Old 04-21-2008, 10:57 PM
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Here's the reference......

http://web.archive.org/web/20030413.../shrockets.html

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Old 04-21-2008, 11:09 PM
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Also, where would the upscale ping-pong ball come from.


China?

(Or is this a trick question? )

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Old 04-21-2008, 11:42 PM
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My boy's gonna love the Lancer. He likes his Dynastar Snarky by Shrox, though the jigs to fit the intake scoop didn't work too well for him. I don't think either of us could pull off that Lancer paint scheme. From the Tower pic, it looks like they did panels the way they did on the 1350 Interceptor.

I like the Daedalus. I might get one with a HL coupon, but cloning the old Andromeda and USS Atlantis would have to come first.
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Old 04-22-2008, 12:38 AM
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As Bill said, Daedelus is indeed the Shrox Icarus

Lancer is the old Shrox Stiletto

Glad to see these coming back. More Shrox is always a good thing!

Later,
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Yes, the Lancer looks to be the old Shrox Stiletto. Here is my Shrox kit, still in the bag. (I can't remember how many years ago that I bought it.)
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Old 04-22-2008, 01:23 AM
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Yes, the Lancer looks to be the old Shrox Stiletto. Here is my Shrox kit, still in the bag. (I can't remember how many years ago that I bought it.)

Another new model demystified! Like others who have posted, I am quite pleasantly surprised that Estes has added some Shrox-designed rockets to its product line. RD, I guess it was worth the wait, eh?

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Old 04-22-2008, 05:49 AM
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Now these should grab some (much needed) attention! They well-deserve some "attaboys" and pats on the backs for even daring to introduce something genuinely craftsman-oriented like Daedalus and Lancer.

Someone obviously had some strong(arm) influence to get these kitted...

Would love to have been a fly on the wall when this lot of proposals was dropped on the table!


Inspired by Shrox himself (2006).................it's nice being a fly sometimes!!!!!
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Old 04-22-2008, 06:49 AM
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You gotta be kidding me? These can't be from Estes! Come on....April's Fools Day is just on the first....not the entire month!



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Old 04-22-2008, 08:16 AM
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Not that I'm not grateful to Estes for coming out with a couple of new and interesting kits, namely the Lancer and Deadius, but I hope this isn't it for 2008.

For the 50th I was hoping for something big like a Sat V, Sat 1B, an Andromeda or maybe some new maxi-brute.

Who knows, maybe they will do some staggered releases throughout the year...
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