The Firestorm 54 was my choice for launching Skyripper 38mm hybrids. I purchased the dual deployment glass version of the Firestorm from Giant Leap. Ed supplied a 42 inch booster tube so it would work with the H through J Skyripper cases.
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The Tubular Crayon is based on the Crayon Bank that was on sale at Toys R Us for $5.99. Our club is having a Tube Fin Delight event in September 2005. So I decided to try tube fins instead of the usual clear fins.
This is old post from January/February 2006. I am still enjoying this rocket.
Cliff Oliver’s 24mm DW on the left and mine on the right.
Andy Woerner and his crazy rocketeer friends have built a 21-foot long X-Wing model that can actually fly. Yes, this is a real X-Wing powered by four solid-fuel rocket engines complete with radio-controlled moving wings. It blasts off in California next week. More details here.