ESTES Model #0873


Military styling fiber fins and three color decal make this mini engine model rocket a fine addition to any collection.

Additional Information

  • Length: 8.5″
  • Diameter: 0.541″
  • Weight: 0.42 oz.
  • Recovery: Streamer
  • Recommended Motors:
    • 1/2A3-2T, A3-4T, A10-3T


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Build History

  • 01/30/1999 – Purchased Estes Hawkeye from Joe’s Hobby Barn for $3.14 (Retail $3.49)
  • 02/12/2000 – Marked body tube using fin guide. Marked lines were extended. Removed cardboard fins from cardstock. Glued fins to body tube along guidelines.
  • 02/13/2000 – Glued and filleted fins, rudders, tube coupler and engine blank in place with Elmers Yellow Glue. Attached shock cord with a fabricated engine mount installed by slitting the tube. Glued launch lug to body tube.
  • 03/09/2000 – Painted model using Krylon Glossy Smoke Gray #1608.
  • 12/16/2000 – Applied last of the decals. This completes construction of Estes Hawkeye model rocket #0873)



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