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Educational Rockets 3

Mean Machine - 2m long </br>Estes\' Big One 1


The Mean Machine is once again in production and now it's meaner than ever! You can fly it on Estes D or E engines and soar over 900 feet (274m) high. On a D motor, it will soar about half that ;-) Easy recovery unless you launch it in the woods! Go wild with a 24mm AeroTech???

Despite the picture that makes it look like a toothpick with fins, this is the original long rocket for people that need to look UP to their models! Over six and a half feet in length, it flies majestically off a well anchored (and MaxiRod equipped) launch pad. An E pad or HELfire Model Pad might be a bit more safe...

Detail improvements in addition to the new E-sized motor mount make this a better machine the the old Meanie. Laser cut fins and a Twist-Lock feature mean that it is easier to build and transport - and flies higher than ever before.

Vital Statistics

Length: 79.0 inches (200.6 cm)
Diameter: 1.64 inches (41.7 mm)
Fins: Laser Cut Fins
Weight: 5.8 oz (164 g)
Recovery: 24 inch (61 cm) parachute
Recovery Upgrade: Kit E
Glue: aliphatic resin
Launch Equipment: MaxiRod (minimum), Air Launcher pad or E Pad recommended
Recommended Motors: D12-3, D12-5, D9-5 with adapter

Estes model rocketry is recommended for ages 10 and up with adult supervision for those under 12. Unless otherwise specified, all models require assembly. Tools, construction and finishing supplies sold separately. In order to launch, a launch system, model rocket engines, igniters and recovery wadding are required - sold separately-unless otherwise specified.

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