Updated: Jan 30
OVERALL LENGTH 17.5"
A8-3 FOR FIRST FLIGHT
Model Rocketry is a fun and safe family activity.
model rocketry is a science your results may vary depending on how you build the rocket. please read the National Association of Rocketry model rocketry safety code and the model rocket handbook.
My Instructions are meant as a guide and are not a guarantee of stability or function of the product.
This rocket has been tested and proven but your results may be different.
Launching rockets can be dangerous and requires adult supervision. you use our products at your own risk. OLLIE-OOP Model Rocketry is not responsible for any damages or injuries incurred from use or misuse of our products. you are responsible for the Contruction and stability of your rocket. please follow all safety codes and launch procedures as stated by the NAR handbook.
our kits are not intended to be modified. Please use the recommended engines.
Always follow the NAR safety code at www.nar.com
Thank you for buying my kit. If you don't have a printer and need a copy of the instructions, please contact me and I will include a set with the purchase of the kit.
If you have any questions concerns or complaints or if you have any suggestions, please contact me anytime. Toby C.
4 - FINS - LASER CUT WITH LASER CUT CROSS + A 5TH MYSTERY FIN
MOTOR MOUNT & HOOK
PARACHUTE, LINE, SHOCK CORD, CORD MOUNT
BODY TUBE BT-50
SMALL STRIP OF BALSA
2 - LAUNCH LUGS
LARGE GREEN RING
TUBE MARKING GUIDE
VINYL DECALS (peel & stick)
*Recommended to use yellow wood glue, CA and or 5-minute epoxy
THIS KIT IS THE FIRST IN A SERIES. EACH KIT WILL INCLUDE 1 EXTRA PART THAT YOU CAN USE AS A SPARE, BUT I RECOMMEND THAT YOU KEEP THE EXTRA PARTS BECAUSE IF YOU GET ONE OF EACH OF THE KITS FROM THE SERIES YOU WILL HAVE ENOUGH PARTS TO BUILD A MYSTERY ROCKET FOR FREE.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE BEINNING AND MAKE SURE ALL PARTS ARE COMPLETE.
ALWAYS DRY FIT THE PARTS BEFORE GLUING.
MAKE 2 MARKS ON ENGINE TUBE. ONE MARK AT 1/4 INCH FROM THE END AND ONE AT 2 1/4 INCHS FROM THE OTHER END OF THE TUBE. THEN CUT A 1/8" SLIT AT THE 1/4 INCH MARK.
CUT A 1/4" SLOT ON THE INSIDE OF BOTH CENTERINGS RING JUST BIG ENOUGH FOR THE HOOK. (See picture)
PUT A RING OF GLUE AROUND THE TUBE AT THE 1/4 MARK.
* (Make sure to place the slot in the ring over the hook)
PUSH A RING PAST THE LINE, THROUGH THE GLUE AND OVER THE HOOK, STOP ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE LINE. (See picture)
PUT A RING OF GLUE AROUND THE OTHER LINE AND PUSH THE RING UP TO THE LINE, THROUGH THE GLUE AND STOP AT THE LINE
PUT A RING OF GLUE AROUND THE INSIDE OF THE MOTOR TUBE AT THE 1/4 INCH MARK END, PUSH THE SMALL RING IN UNTIL IT STOPS AT THE HOOK.
PUT ANOTHER RING OF GLUE AROUND BOTH EDGES OF BOTH RINGS. TRY NOT TO GET GLUE ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE RINGS.
.... SET ASIDE AND LET DRY
Yours should look like this
CUT OUT THE TUBE MARKING GUIDE AND WRAP IT AROUND THE BODY TUBE AND TAPE IT IN PLACE. WRAP IT SO THAT THE TABS ON THE ENDS MATCH LINES.
MAKE LITE PENCIL MARKS AT EACH LINE ON BOTH SIDES OF THE GUIDE.
4 LINES FOR THE FINS AND 1 LINE FOR THE LAUNCH LUG. MARK THE LAUNCH LUG LINE WITH AN L
NOW EXTEND EACH LINE WITH A DOOR FRAME OR T-TOOL OR THE EDGE OF A DRAWER OR THICK BOOK, ANYTHING TO MAKE A STRIGHT LINE.
THE FIN LINES EXTEND 2 INCHES AND THE LUG LAUNCH LINE THE ENTIRE LENGTH OF THE TUBE.