Shastas Rocket Site
Custom

Elite

Description

Egg lofter kit! Launch any size raw egg and recover it without breaking it. Easy to build and fly. Features a blow molded plastic nose cone, laser cut stand-offs for launch lugs, laser-cut balsa fins, and 12″ parachute recovery. Includes pressure sensitive decals.

Length15.37″ (38.4 cm)
Diameter0.736″ (18.7 mm)
Weight0.8 oz (23 g)
Recovery12″ Parachute
FinsLaser-cut balsa
Nose ConeBlow-molded plastic
DecalPressure sensitive
EnginesB6-2, B6-4, C5-3, C6-3, C6-5

Build History

  • 06/24/2000 – Purchased Custom model from Joe’s Hobby Barn for $7.79 (Retail – $7.95)
  • 12/22/2000 – Opened package and scanned in the components, decals, and plans.
  • 12/24/2000 – Glued fins to body tube. Glued launch lug stand off to body tube.
  • 12/25/2000 – Glued launch lugs to both launch lug stand offs. filleted fins, launch lug stand offs and launch lugs.
  • 01/04/2001 – Finished filleting launch lug stand offs/body tube joints.
  • 09/23/2002 – Krylon #1601 Gloss Black spray paint was used on this model.
  • 10/06/2002 – Painted body and fins black.
  • 10/07/2002 – Painted payload ring silver color.
  • 10/16/2002 – Cut out water slide decals and applied to rocket. This completes construction of the Custom Elite model rocket kit.

Flights

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *