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Big Betty (2)

QUEST Model #1014


This is a modification of Quest Big Betty. The centering rings were beefed up with wooden instead of cardboard and epoxy was used instead of glue. The engine block was left out so a longer motor could be used. This will allow for a higher impulse motor.

Additional Information

  • Length: 23″
  • Diameter: 1.576″
  • Weight: 4 oz.
  • Recommended Motors:
    • B4-4,C12-4, C12-6, D16-6, D16-8


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Build History

  • 07/08/2000 – Purchased Quest Big Betty from Hobbylinc for $6.55 (Retail $9.99)
  • 08/18/2000 – Cut centering rings from 1/8″ basswood stock.
  • 08/20/2000 – Marked motor mount tube 3/4″ and 1″ from each end. Epoxied centering rings in place with 30 minute epoxy.
  • 08/21/2000 – Filleted each side of centering rings. Epoxied motor mount assembly into body tube with 30 minute epoxy.
  • 08/22/2000 – Filleted aft centering ring joint with 5 minute epoxy.



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