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Estes

Quinstar

Model #7245

Description

An 8 inch diameter spinning rocket! Futuristic and sci-fi! Low altitude flights for assured recovery!

Additional Information

  • Length: 3″
  • Diameter: 8″
  • Weight: 0.8 oz.
  • Fins: Laser Cut Wood
  • Decals: Waterslide
  • Altitude: 150′
  • Recovery: Spin
  • Recommended Motors:
    • B6-0, C6-0

Instructions

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Build History

  • 12/27/2013 – Purchased Estes Quinstar from Hobby Lobby in Columbus, IN for $11.39 (Retail $21.99).
  • 12/01/2016 – Took pictures of bag and components. Scanned fin sheets, centering rings, engine block, retainer ring, launch lug and instructions.
  • 12/05/2016 – Took measurements and recorded on page 148 Boo #3.
  • 10/22/2017 – Assembled engine mount and main body. Glued main body assembly together and glued inside top of the main body. Glued external parts to main body. Reinforced joints with glue. Glued motor mount assembly into main body.
  • 05/21/2018 – Painted entire model Red.
  • 06/20/2018 – Applied waterslide decals. This completes the construction of Estes Quinstar model rocket #7241

Flights

DateLocation#MotorComments
08/25/2018Sod FarmBS117C6-5Maiden Flight
10/20/2018Sod FarmBS119C6-5
10/20/2018Sod FarmBS119C6-3