QUEST Model #1612
Purple body tubes and prismatic decals make this kit an attention getter!
Assembles in 15 to 45 minutes!
Quick Kit plastic motor mount & fin unit / Display stand / Self adhesive decals / 14″ parachute recovery.
- Length: 26″
- Diameter: 1.15″
- Weight: 2.64 oz.
- Decals: Self Adhesive
- Altitude: 1000′
- Recovery: 14″ Parachute
- Recommended Motors:
- A6-4, B6-4, C6-3, C6-5
- 02/25/2003 – Purchased Quest Mirage from HobbyLinc for $7.29 (Retail $8.99).
- 03/14/2003 – Took pictures of kit.
- 03/15/2003 – Scanned plans and took more pictures. Tied elastic shock cord to Kevlar cord 1″ from ends. Tied Kevlar end to motor housing. Cemented moror housing halves together after installing gray motor mount tube. Applied plastic cement inside end of longer body tube and inserted motor ousing assembly. Test fit fins and locking ring into motor housing. Removed ring and fins and then glued them in place. Cemented coupler bgase into coupler and then cemented other end into smaller body tube. Applied grippers to 14″ parachute corners over holes in chute material. Tied shroud lines to consecutive holes forming a loop for each string. Tied shroud lines together and then tied a snap swivel to it. Applied self adhesive decals to model. This completes constructions of Quest Mirage model rocket #1612.
|11/17/2012||ADC Park||BS62||C6-0/C6-7||Maiden flight of the model was perfect. Booster was recovered by Jeff Caldwell (Thanks Jeff for tracking and recovery) and the upper stage was recovered from the middle of the weed patch North of the launch site. Found about 8 golf balls during recovery.|
|11/17/2012||ADC Park||BS62||C6-0/C6-7||Nice Straight high flight with great booster separation. Upper stage landed just South of the playground West of the launch site and the booster landed Northeast of the launch site just short of the Frisbee basket. I recovered the upper stage and with Darryl’s instructions was able to recover the booster. No Damage.|
|05/11/2013||Sod Farm||BS67||Rocket caught on launch pad. Drug stand-off clip got to end of pad and shot about 20 feet into the ground. Damaged the body tube and nose cone.|
|06/08/2013||Sod Farm||BS68||B6-0/A8-5||Good flight. Both engines ignited and booster separated. Easy recovery.|
|08/11/2013||Sod Farm||BS70||B6-0/B6-6||Maiden Flight.|
|09/14/2013||Sod Farm||BS71||B6-0/C6-7||Great flight with good height and recovery.|
|11/09/2013||Sod Farm||BS73||B6-0/B6-6||Good Flight. Booster separated near the launch area. Recovered in the dirt by Patty.|
|01/12/2014||Sod Farm||BS74||C6-0/B6-6||Good lift off, great height and a powerful ejection. Booster landed near Linda at the launch controller. Model landed a short distance down the hill.|
|04/26/2014||Sod Farm||BS79||C6-0/B6-6||Lost Sustainer.|