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RAM B Model Rocket Kit


Price: $14.95 each


The RAM ("Radio Attenuation Measurement") B was a three stage rocket designed to study communications during reentry after a lunar voyage.

This single stage "Fun Scale" model captures the general appearance of the real vehicle, yet is easy enough for the novice modeler. Includes trim tape and self - adhesive trim material to simplify painting and detailing.


Length: 16"/40.6 cm
Diameter: .976"/24.8 mm
Weight: 1.47 oz/42 gm
12" Parachute Recovery
Scale: approx. 1/30 (0.033)
Skill Level: Beginner
Recommended Engines: A6 - 4; A8 - 3; B6 - 4; C6 - 5; C6 - 7

What you'll need to build this model:

Adhesive (A wood glue, such as Elmer’s Carpenters Glue or Titebond can be used throughout and is recommended. Other adhesives, such as epoxy or cyanoacrylate can be used if you are familiar with their use); hobby knife with a sharp #11 blade; straight edge (preferably metal); scissors; masking tape; sanding sealer (or balsa fillercoat); thinner (appropriate type for the sanding sealer); small paint brush; paint (Spray paint, such as Krylon or Testors is recommended. Be sure not to mix different types or brands of paint without testing. ) - primer (optional), white, black, red, green, silver, gray & clear (optional); sandpaper (medium - 220 or 280, fine - 320 or 400, & [optionally] extra fine - 500 or 600); ball point pen; pencil.
Recommended, but not required: sanding block; tack cloth.
Optional: material to fill body tube seams such as Elmer’s Fill & Finish, Elmer’s Professional Carpenter’s Wood Filler or interior spackling paste.

What else 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).