Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Mini Mean Machine 0865
As a scaled down version of the “Mean Machine”, the easy to assemble Mini Mean Machine is almost 40” long and features high quality body tubes, laser cut balsa fins in a reduced size for small field launches. The Mini Mean Machine is just as spectacular in flight as it’s bigger brother and can reach altitudes over 200 feet and recovers easily with a colorful 12” parachute.
Skill Level 1
Length: 39 in. (99.1 cm)
Diameter: .74 in. (19 mm)
Estimated Weight: 1.2 oz. (34 g)
High Quality Plastic Nose Cone, Waterslide Decals, Laser cut Fins, Recovery: 9 in. Parachute (22.9 cm)
Recommended Engines: A3-4T (first launch), A10-3T.
Projected Max Altitude: 225 ft. (69 m)
Model Rocket Kits are rated by Skill Level
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
Wood Glue, Model Cement or CA(Super Glue)
Finishing Supplies like:
Launching Equipment and Supplies like:
Model Rocket Motors and Igniters
A safe place to fly using guidelines from the National Association of Rocketry Safety Code