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Chesapeake Sea Monster update

14 Nov 2015, 00:55 UTC
Chesapeake Sea Monster update
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The Avery full sized labels came today and I have started slapping them on. In this photo, the tail section is just dry-fit. In fact, the tail-mounted 24mm mount wasn't on the flip side at the time the photo was taken. So, let's see what's left other than sanding, filling, filleting, and paint.Paper and attach the rear fin set.Paper and attach the tips on the main fins.Attach the tail section permanently. I may shorten it just a tad.Attach transitions to the tail section.Front launch lug.More shock tether.Final balance and nose weight, as required.Prep motors and igniters.With the eight forward motors, three main motors and a 'chute, the CG is about half way between the forward mounts and the leading edge of the fins. Not too bad!

The Avery full sized labels came today and I have started slapping them on. In this photo, the tail section is just dry-fit. In fact, the tail-mounted 24mm mount wasn't on the flip side at the time the photo was taken. So, let's see what's left other than sanding, filling, filleting, and paint.Paper and attach the rear fin set.Paper and attach the tips on the main fins.Attach the tail section permanently. I may shorten ...

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