I bought this already assembled and painted Centuri T-Bird off eBay, I’ve been starring at it sitting on a shelf for too long. It looks like originally it was all red, but it had a hard life from there, some of the fins have been broken off and poorly reglued with way Continue Reading
This flies awesome! Video: Quasar
This flies great on a D12-5! Video: Viper Flight
I did try to fly this in June 2020, but the Estes A10 had a CATO. It looks better than it really is in the photo. The inside of the tube burned and the tube wall is very squishy. The motor mount and chute were toast. I don’t know if Continue Reading
Oops! Wrong shape for the nose cone. The nose I printed is an elliptical nose cone. The Enerjet cone is a spherically blunted ogive. Back to the 3D design board.
I connector I made was too loose, so I made a new without the raised lines. I think it’s a bit too tight. The 0.1 inch ring diameter is all too large. So either way, it’s a redo. Hopefully 3rd time is the proverbial charm. I also made a nose Continue Reading
Jack Hydrazine has created a 3D file for the enerjet fin can, this has made cloning the 1340 feasible. https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3641770 The fin can has remained available in other kits, such as the Estes Eliminator for years, but even that has ended. The 1340’s outside tube diameter is the same as Continue Reading
Painted and decaled my Estes 1271 Astron Renegades. The red and black is a clone. The red, yellow, and black is a rehab of an eBay rescue of an original.
I got all the little detail bits glued on. Now, just need to decided where to put the launch lug. Then she’s almost ready to fly.
The Argus flew terrific. I went with the two parachute classic recovery.