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Triton-X

Description

Imagine a model from a ‘Top Secret Government Agency’ crossed with an ‘Inter-galactic deep space probe’ and you pretty much have the Quest Triton X Model Rocket Quick Kit. The Triton X has great looking decals and that transitional body style that says ‘seriously cool’. The Triton X is a model rocket that can be built in 15 to 45 minutes.

Additional Information

  • Length: 33″
  • Diameter: 1.378″
  • Weight: 2.3oz.
  • Fin Type: Plastic
  • Recovery: Two 14″ Parachutes
  • Recommended Motors:
    • B6-4, C6-3, C6-5

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Build History

  • 02/25/2003 – Purchased Quest Triton-X from Hobbylinc for $8.09 (Retail $9.99.
  • 03/22/2003 – Traced fin. Measured parts and recorded on page 58 Book #2. Started construction by tying white elastic shock cord and yellow Kevlar cord together at one end. Attached the yellow Kevlar to the motor housing unit. Placed the gray motor mount tube slots over the motor housing tabs. Cemented the motor housing parts together. Cemented the largest Gray body tube to the motor mount housing assembly. Cemented the upper transition base to the transition. Cemented the larger transition to the middle gray body tube. Cemented the upper body tube to the upper portion of the smaller transition. This is the end opposite the transition base. Cemented the fins into the motor housing fin slots. Cemented the larger side of the larger transition to the larger body tube. Placed the nose cone atop the the smaller body tube without cement. Pressed the gripper tabs over the holes in both 14″ parachutes. Tied shroud lines to the parachute holes forming loops. Tied a snap swivel at the middle of the loops.
  • 03/28/2003 – Applied self adhesive decals. This completes construction of the Quest Triton-X model rocket #1617.

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