Estes Flying Model Rocket Kit Mini Mean Machine 0865
A scaled down version of the VERY popular 1295 Mean Machine and mini engine powered!
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 inch parachute.
Skill Level 2 Intermediate
Estimated Weight: 1.2oz(34g)
High Quality Plastic Nose Cone
Laser cut Fins
1/8" Launch Lug
Recovery: 9" Parachute(22.9cm)
Estimated Assembly Time 1 Hour (painting and glue drying time not included)
Recommended Engines: A3-4T (first launch), A10-3T
Projected Maximum Altitude: 225'(69m)
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