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That Tube Rocket! (18mm Version)


Retail Price: $14.95
ASP Price: $12.95 each
You Save $2.00!
  6+: 10.95 each
12+: 8.95 each
24+: 7.95 each


Flies without the use of fins! Very easy to build, and quick-change engine hook makes it easy to fly over and over! Features our usual top-quality components, outstanding instructions, and balsa wood nose cone. Tube "fins" and payload section come pre-colored red (or change the color if you want!). Large payload section makes running simple experiments a breeze.

Great for schools, scout groups, club building sessions, etc. Discounted bulk packing 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: 18.75"/47.63 mm
Diameter: 0.976"/24.8 mm
Approx. Weight: 1.5 oz/44 gm
Recovery Device: Streamer
Skill Level: Beginner
Recommended Engines: A8-3; B6-4; C6-5; C6-7

What you'll need to build this model:

Required: Adhesive (Wood Glue, such as Elmer‘s Carpenters Glue or Titebond, may be used for all the construction. You may also use Epoxy or Cyanoacrylate [“CA”] glue if you prefer and are familiar with their use); hobby knife with a sharp #11 blade; ruler.
Recommended, but not required: sanding sealer (or balsa fillercoat); thinner (appropriate type for the sanding sealer); 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 (optional), colors as desired & clear (optional); sandpaper (medium - 220 or 280, fine - 320 or 400, & [optionally] extra fine - 500 or 600); tack cloth; filler material such as Elmer’s Fill & Finish, Elmer’s Professional Carpenter’s Wood Filler or interior spackling paste may be used if needed to fill any "dents" or "dings" in the wood nose cone.

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.