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Eggstravanganza

Description

Newest version of our popular and contest winning “Eggstravaganza” series of Egglofter Kits!

Our “Platinum Edition” Egglofter kits feature an aerodynamic & lightweight clear plastic egg cone, shock cords made of KEVLAR® and elastic & laser-cut G10 fins. The tapered silver shroud reduces drag while giving plenty of room for our “Over Easy” parachutes! These kits have been used extensively in NAR competition and have helped modelers bring home many trophies! May be flown in either Altitude or Duration events.

The egg cone has a section in the base that will fit some smaller altimeters and also comes with a sponge-like foam egg protector that conforms to the inside of the cone and to the egg. The egg protector gives superior protection against breaking the egg and also makes mating the two pieces of the egg cone easier.

The parachute size included with each kit is a good all-around size for the model size, but you may want to use a larger or smaller size depending on flying conditions and the event being flown. You can see other sizes of “Over Easy” ‘chutes available by clicking here.

Also you can read an article on selecting eggloft parachutes by clicking on this link.

Additional Information

Length: 16″/40.64 cm
Diameter: 1.825″/46.4mm
Approx. Weight (w/out egg, engine or altimeter): 1.5 oz/42.5 gm
Skill Level: Intermediate
Recovery Device: Parachute (18″ “Over Easy”)
Recommended Engines (note: on very calm days with a well built model you may need to go with a longer delay time than the ones listed): C11-3; D12-5; E9-6; E20-7

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Build History

  • 03/13/2004 – Purchased ASP model at NARCON 2004 for $0.00 (Retail – 14.95)
  • 04/30/2006 – Took pictures of package and contents. Scanned shroud, plans, decals and fins. Marked fin placement on motor tube. Using yellow spacer tube glued engine block into motor mount tube so 1/2″ of end extends from tube. Removed outer paper wraps of centering ring until correct width and glued it forward of loop at forward edge of motor tube. Made a loop in one end of Kevlar and tied it around forward edge of motor mount tube. Placed a piece of double stick tape along shroud after cutting shroud from pattern. Using a 1-1/4″ dowel rod, formed shroud around it. Attached edge of shroud to tab and pressed down over dowel rod to affix in place. Pushed engine mount tube into shroud and marked location inside of shroud wher the centering ring meets the shroud. Applied epoxy to area and where the centering ring meets the shroud. Applied epoxy to area and reinstalled motor mount tube. Applied CA to motor mount tube and shroud edge.
  • 05/03/2006 – Epoxied fins to body tube with 2 ton and medium CA. Used the CA to fold fin in place.
  • 05/04/2006 – Filleted fin/body tube with epoxy.

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