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Not So Stubby Model Rocket Kit


Price: $16.95 each


Bigger brother of the Stubby - fun, easy to build model! Ideal for flying on any size field! Makes a great first or second rocket kit! Designed with the beginner in mind, but it's also a great sport flier for the more experienced modeler.
Features laser-cut balsa fins and balsa nose cone, quick change engine hook and bright parachute recovery. Designed to fly on easy to find 18 mm A, B or C engines.

Great model to learn basic rocketry modeling. Perfect for school or scout groups - bulk packaging available. For the discounted quantities of 6 or more the kits are provided in bulk form with a single set of instructions (which may be photocopied if desired for each modeler).


Length: 11.5"/29.2 cm    
Diameter: 1.637"/41.58 mm
Weight: 1.875 oz/53 gm
Parachute Recovery  
Skill Level: Beginner
Recommended Engines: A8-3; B6-4; C6-5

What you'll need to build this model:

Required: Adhesive (A wood glue, such as Elmer's Carpenters Glue or Titebond can be used for all steps and is recommended); sandpaper (medium - 220 or 280 grit); pencil or ball point pen; scissors; cotton swab ("Q-Tip", or piece of scrap balsa wood); hobby knife; tape (cellophane or masking).
Optional: sandpaper (fine - 320 or 400 grit, extra fine - 500 or 600 grit); filler material (such as Elmer's Fill & Finish, Elmer's Professional Carpenter's Wood Filler or interior spackling paste); sanding sealer (or balsa fillercoat); thinner (appropriate type for the sanding sealer); small paint brush; paint (Spray paint, such as Krylon, Pactra or Testors is recommended. Be sure not to mix different types or brands of paint without testing.) - primer; colors as desired & clear; sanding block; tack cloth.

Check out our "Basic Building" Combos if you need a lot of the items above at a discounted price!

What you'll need to fly this model:

Electronic launch system; launch pad with 1/8" launch rod; recovery wadding; engines (see list of recommended engines above).

You can see the instruction sheets by clicking here.

Please note: bulk packs currently unavailable, we hope to have them back soon...

You can download extra copies of the tube marking guides for use with bulk packs by clicking here. Additional Instructions/Notes for Teachers/Group Leaders using bulk packs are here.