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Chrome Domes, Gold

ESTES Model #2181


Chrome Domes – Gold Series rockets feature gold chrome plated fins and nose cone. The body tube comes in prismatic colors.

Additional Information

  • Length: 18″
  • Diameter: 1.35″
  • Fins: 2 piece plastic molded
  • Weight: 2.7 oz.
  • Recovery: 12″ Parachute
  • Altitude: 600′
  • Recommended Motors:
    • A8-3, B4-4, B6-4, C6-5


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Build History

  • 02/25/2003 – Purchased Estes #2181 Chrome Domes, Gold from HobbyLinc for $6.79 (Retail $9.99).
  • 04/27/2003 – Took pictures of package, opened package and scanned plans and decals. Cemented fin halves together. Cemented body tube to complete fin can. Cut flash from nose cone eyelet and tied shock cord to it. Added snap swivel to 12″ parachute. This completes construction of Estes Chrome Domes, Gold model rocket #2181.
  • 04/26/2006 – Repaired broken fin with CA. This completes repair.
  • 04/30/2006 – Cut out a copy of shock cord mount and glued shock cord to it. Glued shock cord mount assembly in the same area as the original. This completes repair.
  • 03/31/2007 – Repaired all three broken fins with CA.


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