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I still have many B14s... I just loathe using up motors that cant be replaced


Donít die with them unfired, enjoy them while you can. I probably had 40 and have 6 left, lots of fun staging at the end of the rod.
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2) would be a nice addition to a future Estes engine lineup.

To partially borrow from Dumb and Dumber, so, there is a chance?!
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Gotta jump in here...

I was the guy who moderated the Manufacturer's Forum this year, and was one side of the conversation with John Langford concerning the recent use of B14 motors at the Internats. (We used vintage B14-0 motors as the booster engine in our Bumper WAC models for Scale Altitude in 2014.)

I do not recall John stating that the B14s were coming back, only that they were 1) really cool, and 2) would be a nice addition to a future Estes engine lineup. I did not interpret any of that as a message that the motors WERE coming back.

Sorry to mess up everyone's BP buzz,
James


Yup, that jives with my recollection - I should have been a little clearer with my original post.
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Fingernail polish is nitro cellulose lacquer and you can even pick colors to match your rockets. Just don't let your wife catch you. If you just want to try a few, that might be the way to go.



Firefox has a few colors, but not quite as wild of a selection as nail polish!

Lots cheaper too, unless you have to have different colors to suit your mood ...
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