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Forum: Current Kit Talk 10-13-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,222
Posted By JumpJet
Sorry, NO this model comes down with a...

Sorry, NO this model comes down with a parachute




These are completely different and more challenging to Make, but are supper cool being part of a rocket.


John Boren
Forum: RockSim Asylum 10-05-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By JumpJet
If built per the kit and flown with two E12...

If built per the kit and flown with two E12 motors the Shasha has a stability margin around 1.5 if memory serves me, so I'm not sure where you are getting your stability numbers from. The single...
Forum: RockSim Asylum 10-04-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By JumpJet
Thank You. John Boren

Thank You.



John Boren
Forum: RockSim Asylum 10-04-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By JumpJet
I noticed you have the Estes E12 motors as a...

I noticed you have the Estes E12 motors as a selection. Where does one get the files needed to upgrade Rocksim with these motors? I've been using E9 motors, but would love to use the E12 for my...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 09-06-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 906
Posted By JumpJet
What's there to be curious about the PNC! It's...

What's there to be curious about the PNC! It's one of the new Injection molded cones used on many of the E2X models since 2013 when Estes allowed me to design and tool ALL the new fin cans, fins and...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 09-06-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 906
Posted By JumpJet
The Solo and Double Ringer both use the BT-55...

The Solo and Double Ringer both use the BT-55 tube.


John Boren
Forum: Current Kit Talk 09-04-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,096
Posted By JumpJet
I inquired about product selection at Hobby Lobby...

I inquired about product selection at Hobby Lobby at work today. I was told that the buyer for Hobby Lobby doesn't always go with the recommendations from our sales people. I don't know if Estes...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 09-04-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,096
Posted By JumpJet
I don't know of the complete selection at Hobby...

I don't know of the complete selection at Hobby Lobby. Are there any other two stage models there that would not work on an A8-0 or B6-0 but a C6-0 would work in all the models requiring a booster...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 09-03-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,096
Posted By JumpJet
The reason they discounted all the old stock was...

The reason they discounted all the old stock was so the new stock with the new sticker prices could be put into place. As for actual final motor selection I personally have no control over that so I...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 09-03-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,096
Posted By JumpJet
I had one glide for well over 2 minutes on one C...

I had one glide for well over 2 minutes on one C powered flight. It hit a thermal and stayed in it for a while.


John Boren
Forum: Current Kit Talk 09-03-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,096
Posted By JumpJet
The engine selection at Hobby Lobby changes based...

The engine selection at Hobby Lobby changes based on the models they sale. They only allow so many skews so sometimes a product needs to be removed.


John Boren
Forum: Current Kit Talk 08-21-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 19,176
Posted By JumpJet
I just checked and you should be able to used the...

I just checked and you should be able to used the screw on engine retainer from any of the BT-55 E2X models that Estes Offers as well as any of the BT-50 size ones.

The big question I have is why...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 08-12-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By JumpJet
I flew ring type gliders when I was a kid, so I...

I flew ring type gliders when I was a kid, so I thought I would try this style where the ring isn't just a straight cylinder.

I thought I remembered hearing that just the ring gliders would be sold...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 08-12-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By JumpJet
I designed this model a couple years ago. I hand...

I designed this model a couple years ago. I hand the launch the ring portion to test it's glide. The first shape I used for the card stock didn't fly well. I changed the shape and the second shape...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 08-12-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By JumpJet
The Solo flies a little higher because it has...

The Solo flies a little higher because it has less drag.


John Boren
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,050
Posted By JumpJet
A new display model of the Multi Rock has not...

A new display model of the Multi Rock has not been made yet so the one seen was the original display model from when it was introduced back in the day.



I may be playing but my playing is based in...
Forum: Vendors 07-28-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,050
Posted By JumpJet
Yea, I wouldn't count on the B14 coming anytime...

Yea,

I wouldn't count on the B14 coming anytime in this life time. I did fly something even better at Estes this past Thursday though.



John Boren
Forum: Vendors 07-26-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,050
Posted By JumpJet
The booster on the Bertha does in fact...

The booster on the Bertha does in fact Tumble.


John Boren
Forum: Current Kit Talk 07-26-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 19,176
Posted By JumpJet
Boy I completely forgot about those Early ones...

Boy I completely forgot about those Early ones that were started by Dorffler, then finished by me. This should be everything else designed by someone other then me up to actually this point and...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 07-25-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 19,176
Posted By JumpJet
Being the only designer at Estes during the...

Being the only designer at Estes during the Hobbico years I pretty much designed everything but three products. In the case of the new E2X \ARF stuff, I designed the parts and the marketing group...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 07-25-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 19,176
Posted By JumpJet
Any of the BT-50 size ARF models that Estes has...

Any of the BT-50 size ARF models that Estes has produced in the past 8 years that have the screw on retainer should also work on the 1/200th Saturn V. The new 18mm retainers coming out as a stand...
Forum: Mission Control 07-17-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By JumpJet
Sorry, but I will be the Contest Director for an...

Sorry, but I will be the Contest Director for an Electric Airplane Fly In this Saturday for the Airplane Club I belong too. Back in January when the club decided on the date and applied for our...
Forum: Current Kit Talk 06-07-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 19,176
Posted By JumpJet
An 18mm motor retainer will be available very...

An 18mm motor retainer will be available very soon. It is shown in this years catalog.


John Boren
Forum: Projects 05-30-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,621
Posted By JumpJet
This model uses 13mm motors so I'm not sure how...

This model uses 13mm motors so I'm not sure how GH would even get a 18mm C motor in it, but I bet he tried his best to do so.


John Boren
Forum: Current Kit Talk 05-28-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 19,176
Posted By JumpJet
There is NO WAY this model is unstable. If...

There is NO WAY this model is unstable. If anything there is to much fin area if flown in windy conditions. It will weather cock because of too much fin area.

I agree with BEC. If the motor is...
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