Estes Scorpion build thread

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#21 Estes Scorpion build thread

Post by bernomatic » Wed, 13 Apr 16, 04:09 am

I have the posts from the Scorpion build thread on the old Cantina, where it was never finished.I'll transfer then over and add the last build comments I never posted soon, It's item 567 on my to do list.

Here are some photos of the finished rocket to tide you over .
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#22 Re: Estes Scorpion build thread

Post by bernomatic » Tue, 04 Dec 18, 03:59 am

So here are some pictures of the repairs in progress,
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Actually forgot about the tip of the nosecone being scuffed, senior moments getting more frequent.
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#23 Re: Estes Scorpion build thread

Post by bernomatic » Tue, 04 Dec 18, 04:12 am

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These were after the first repairs, for the second, I taped off next to the joints and used some JB Wood Weld to re-attach the winglets(?). The third go around, was just the port canard being knocked loose and one of the dowels snapping off. :cry: :evil: :twisted:
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