Super Shot Nitro Launch Set

ESTES Model #1485


A snap-together set that is perfect for the first timer! No gluing or painting…just snap the plastic parts together, apply the decal and you’re ready to launch! Launch NITRO up to 700 feet into the air over and over again! NITRO will then descend safely to earth via a Hi-Viz rocket streamer. Illustrated assembly guide and detailed launching instructions. The Estes Rocketeer’s Guide. Cardboard packaging with a handle for convenient carrying and storage of your rockets and supplies. INCLUDES: (1) Model Rocket Streamer (1) Launch Pad Safety Cap w/Streamer (1) Launch Controller

Additional Information

  • Length: 5.25″
  • Diameter: 0.693″
  • Weight: 0.46 oz.
  • Altitude: 700′
  • Recovery: 9″ Streamer
  • Recommended Motors:
    • 1/4A3-3T, 1/2A3-4T, A3-4T, A10-3T


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Build History

  • 03/24/2008 –Purchased Estes Super Shot Nitro Launch Set from Hobby Lobby in Columbus, IN for $9.96 (Retail $17.98)
  • 02/18/2020 – Too pictures of package and contents.
  • 02/18/2020 – Assembled launch pad. Tied knot into end of shock cord and installed into body tube slot. Pulled shock cord through slot up to knot. Cemented plastic body halves together. Cemented nose cone shoulder into nose cone. Tied shock cord to nose cone. Tied streamer 1″ from nose cone on shock cord. This completes construction of Estes Super Shot Nitro Launch Set #1485.