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Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Boxed Rookie OOP 2498

$18.99 $7.99
(You save $11.00)

Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Boxed Rookie OOP 2498

$18.99 $7.99
(You save $11.00)
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EST 2498
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Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Rookie 2498

There is nothing "rookie" about this rocket! Quick assembly and a high flier, the Rookie powered by standard engines can reach heights over 500 feet. And if you want to go really high, add the BT-60 Booster Accessory (2256) and a D12-0 booster engine and watch this rocket soar!

Features screw on motor retainer.

ARF - Almost Ready to Fly

Length: 23.3 in (59.2 cm)
Diameter: 1.64 in (42 mm)
Estimated Weight: 3.6 oz (102 g)

Projected Max Altitude: 550 ft (168 m)

Recommended Engines: B6-2 (First Flight), C6-3, C6-5

Recommended Engines with D12-0 booster: B6-4 (First Flight), C6-5 (requires booster accessory 2256).

 

 

Model Rocket Kits are rated by Skill Level

RTF Ready to Fly
ARF Almost Ready to Fly
E2X Easy to Assemble
1 Beginner
2 Intermediate
3 Advanced
4 Expert
5 Master
If you are just starting in the hobby start at the beginner level and move up from there at your own pace.
 

What is needed to build and fly

All model rockets come in kit form that require assembly.  The materials are primarily cardboard tubes, balsa or plastic fins and nose cone.  Materials will vary by model and are typically specified in the description of each kit. 
Additional supplies will be necessary to build and finish your model rocket kit and may include:
Scissors, Hobby Knife
Ruler
Wood Glue, Model Cement or CA(Super Glue)
Sandpaper
Masking Tape
Finishing Supplies like:
Wood Filler
Sealer/Primer
Paint
 
Launching Equipment and Supplies like:
Recovery wadding
Launch Pad
Launch Controller
Power supply
Model Rocket Motors and Igniters
A safe place to fly using guidelines from the National Association of Rocketry Safety Code that can be found at http://www.nar.org/NARmrsc.html

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