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Old 05-11-2010, 05:03 PM
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Looks like this model is going to be available again in August.

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Lifts off to more than 150 feet (46 m).

Bottom section is lowered gently with two 24-inch parachutes, and the upper section is recovered via a special recovery harness and an 18-inch parachute.

The internal structure has been improved for easier assembly and more realistic recoveries.

Precision laser cut centering rings.

Molded Apollo capsule, escape tower and main engine display nozzles that remove easily for flight.

A 3/16 inch (5 mm) Maxi™ Rod (302244) is required for launch and is sold separately.

Assembly required.

Made in America.

Packaged in a 4-color box that is 12.4” W x 27.8” H x 4.4” D.
Skill Level: 4 (Recommended for ages 18 and up; adult supervision for those under 18)
Length: 43.25 in (110 cm)
Diameter: 3.94 in (100 mm)
Estimated Weight: 11 oz. (311.8 g)
Recovery: One 18 in. (46 cm) parachute and two 24 in. (61 cm) parachutes
Recommended engine: D12-3

Available: August 2010
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Old 05-11-2010, 05:27 PM
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"Roger, copy rokitflite. We're at D-100 and counting."

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Old 05-11-2010, 05:31 PM
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Wow. Approximately 312 grams. Is that realistic?

I am thinking maybe 3 x D12s or an AP motor. Ok maybe 5 x D12s. "All engines running ..."

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Old 05-11-2010, 05:57 PM
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Yes.

31.2 grams.

It's an updated version of The Dude.
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Old 05-11-2010, 06:01 PM
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An inflatable Saturn V... Interesting.
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Old 05-11-2010, 07:22 PM
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Default its been eating

It gained an oz
well its cool , i have been putting off building mine for a while , since i will be able to get it illprolly do it

I have 1x24 + 4 18 motormount
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Old 05-11-2010, 07:24 PM
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Originally Posted by rokitflite
The internal structure has been improved for easier assembly and more realistic recoveries.


Previous releases were already very simple on the inside. I wonder how it could be improved for easier assembly and I sure wonder how they plan to make the recovery more realistic without letting everything but the command module come in ballistic.
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Old 05-11-2010, 08:11 PM
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>Looks like this model is going to be available again in August.



>Lifts off to more than 150 feet (46 m).



>Made in America.



>Molded Apollo capsule, escape tower and main engine display nozzles that remove easily for flight.

Is it a loose copy of the level 2.5 2157 kit or more like the level 4 2001 kit?

Cost?

Intel came from where / who?

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Old 05-11-2010, 08:57 PM
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Old 05-11-2010, 09:17 PM
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