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Estes Nose Cone P/N 072701

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3D model description

This project started out as simply designing the nose, but I decided to do a bit more.

Estes kits that use this nose cone:
Kit# Kit Name Years Produced
2013 Recruiter 1989-1992
2054 Beta Launch Vehicle 1991-1993

The files you can download are for the

1) Nose cone (hollow, solid),
2) Nose cone end caps with no hole, a 3mm hole, and a 7mm hole,
3) Simulated nozzles to fit the BT-60 tubing (for the Recruiter) and fit the fin cans (for the B.L.V.),
4) Fin alignment guide (6 fin configuration only that will fit 3/32 inch balsa),
5) Fin cans for B.L.V. (3, 4, 5, and 6 fin configurations),
6) Fin drawing guide for making your own fins,
7) Basic, flat fin that is unrounded and one rounded on the edges except the root edge.

The BT-55 to BT-60 adapter/transition for this kit has a link below you can download and print.

You'll need to supply the following for these kits:
1) Screw eye or eye bolt
2) Recovery system - parachute, shroud lines, shock cord, and shock cord mount
3) Motor mount tube, rings, and hook
4) Launch lug
5) BT-60 tubing 12.5 inches (317.5mm) long
6) BT-55 tubing 5 5/16 inches (134.94mm) long
7) 3/32 inch (2.38mm) thick balsa
8) Decal printing paper for making your own decals

BT-55 to BT-60 Transition/Adapter 3D model

Estes Recruiter plans at Ye Olde Rocket Shoppe
Estes Beta Launch Vehicle plans at Ye Olde Rocket Shoppe

RocketReview of the Recruiter.
RocketReview of the Beta LV

RockSim file

Estes Beta Launch Vehicle 3D Parts Models
by RobNee

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3D printer file information

  • 3D design format: STL Folder details Close
    • Estes_Beta_Launc_Vehicle_Fin_Can_3-Fin.stl
    • Estes_Beta_Launch_Vehicle_Fin_Can_4-Fin.stl
    • Estes_Beta_Launch_Vehicle_Fin_Can_5-Fin.stl
    • Estes_Beta_Launch_Vehicle_Fin_Can_6-Fin.stl
    • Estes_Beta_Launch_Vehicle_Simulated_Nozzle.stl
    • Estes_Beta_Launch_Vehicle_Simulated_Nozzle_w_Hook_Channel.stl
    • Estes_Recruiter_Fin_Alignment_Guide.stl
    • Estes_Recruiter_Fin_Drawing_Guide.stl
    • Estes_Recruiter_Fin_Flat_Rounded.stl
    • Estes_Recruiter_Fin_Flat_Unrounded.stl
    • Estes_Recruiter_Nose_Cone_End_Cap_3mm_Hole.stl
    • Estes_Recruiter_Nose_Cone_End_Cap_7mm_Hole.stl
    • Estes_Recruiter_Nose_Cone_End_Cap_No_Hole.stl
    • Estes_Recruiter_Nose_Cone_Hollow.stl
    • Estes_Recruiter_Nose_Cone_Hollow_No_Shoulder.stl
    • Estes_Recruiter_Nose_Cone_Solid.stl
    • Estes_Recruiter_Nose_Cone_Solid_No_Shoulder.stl
    • Estes_Recruiter_Simulated_Nozzle.stl
    • Estes_Recruiter_Simulated_Nozzle_w_Hook_Channel.stl

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  • Publication date: 2022-02-26 at 01:03
    Published to Thingiverse on: 2022-02-25 at 18:07





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