01/30/1999 – Purchased Custom Lamprey from Joe’s Hobby Barn for $7.64 (Retail $8.49).
02/02/2001 – Opened package and found all parts included. Measured motor mount tube at 3/4″, 2″ and 2-1/2″. Made a 1/8″ slot at 2-1/2″ mark.
02/03/2001 – Inserted engine retainer hook into slot. Held it in place with masking tape and glued centering rings over the 3/4″ and 2″ marks. Marked the body tube for fin and launch lug locations. Glued fins in place. Filleted fin joints. Glued engine mount to body tube. Cut out shock cord mount from copy and glued shock cord into it. Mounted it inside body tube. Glued launch lug and filleted joints.
09/21/2002 – Removed dust and dirt. Sprayed Krylon #1501 Glossy White as the first coat of paint.
10/05/2002 – Painted rear of rocket Red.
10/08/2002 – Painted upper body White and Nose Cone Black.
10/17/2002 – Cut out waterslide decals and applied to model. This completes construction of Custom Lamprey model rocket #10006.