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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
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4962698

Estes Recruiter plans at Ye Olde Rocket Shoppe
https://plans.rocketshoppe.com/estes/est2013/est2013.htm
Estes Beta Launch Vehicle plans at Ye Olde Rocket Shoppe
https://plans.rocketshoppe.com/estes/est2054/est2054.htm

RocketReview of the Recruiter.
https://www.rocketreviews.com/recruiter---estes-2013-1989-1992.html
RocketReview of the Beta LV
https://www.rocketreviews.com/beta-launch-vehicle---estes-2054-1991-1993.html

RockSim file
https://www.rocketreviews.com/rocksim-estes---recruiter.html

Estes Beta Launch Vehicle 3D Parts Models
by RobNee
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1190963


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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
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    Published to Thingiverse on: 2022-02-25 at 18:07

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