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That Tube Rocket! (29mm Version)


Price: $49.95 each


Everybody loves tube rockets! Yes, a rocket can fly without fins! This big and lightweight rocket is an impressive sport flier and makes a great demo model. Included is a big payload section so that this model can be used to carry most commercial electronic payloads and can easily be used for school projects or even as a non-competitive "qualifier" model in NAR F & G egglofting competitions. The kit features Aerospace Speciality Products' usual top-quality components, outstanding instructions, and balsa wood nose cone.


Length: 49.25"/125.1 cm
Diameter: 2.218"/56.34 mm
Weight: 14 oz/397 gm
Recommended Parachute (not included): 24" to 36" Nylon (regular or thin mil, 30" or 36" is best for most flights)
Recommended Engines: F25 - 4 or 6; F50 - 4 or 6; G40 - 4 or 7 (may also be flown on many 24mm composites with an adapter)
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Requires 1/4" Launch Rod

What you'll need to build this model:

Adhesives (Epoxy is recommended for most construction steps of this kit. Cyanoacrylate ["CA", aka "Super Glue"] is recommended for some specific applications. Unless specifically noted otherwise in the instructions, use epoxy when an adhesive is required.); hobby knife with a sharp #11 blade; ruler; sanding sealer (or balsa fillercoat); thinner (appropriate type for the sanding sealer); 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),colors as desired & clear (optional); sandpaper (medium - 220 or 280, fine - 320 or 400, & [optionally] extra fine - 500 or 600); pencil (or ball point pen).
Recommended, but not required: aluminum (or other metal) angle - ideally 1" X at least 30" long (available inexpensively at any hardware store); 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 else you'll need to fly this model:

Electronic launch system; launch pad with 1/4" launch rod; parachute (see recommendations above); recovery wadding; engines (see list of recommended engines above).