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TRUE MODELER's SCALE PHOTO CONTEST!
CONTEST - IS OVER!
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Logo Essence's Model Rocketry Reviews and True Modeler's are pleased to announce a new photo contest. Read below to understand the requirements.

Entries will be judged by a panel of (3), Mark Henning of True Modeler, Nick of EMRR, and Joseph May; Commander of the Delaware Aerospace Education Foundation; and Delaware Area Rocket Enthusiasts (D. A. R. E.) Tripoli Prefecture #106 President.

  • Entry must be of a scale or sport scale rocket that contestant has built and flown themselves (kits are allowed)
  • Entry must be (3) to (5) photos showing some of the details, recommend a close up, launch photo is optional
  • The "write-up" need only be basic rough dimensions and where contestant acquired their scaling information (if kit include Manufacturer and dimensions)
  • Contestants must be on EMRR's Announcement List to be eligible
  • Contest is over on 3/1/2000 and read about the prize.

Entry #1:
Paul Staires
PATRIOT - this rocket is a 1/4 scale model of the Desert Storm veteran.
Length 52.9 in, Dia 4 in, Weight 32 oz., 36 in parachute recovery.
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Entry #2:
Greg Elder
PERSHING 1A MISSILE - The model rocket is about 1/15.4 scale - scratch built using plans from MaxQ Rocketry. Flown it once on a D12-3 motor for a great flight.
Length 26 7/8", Dia 2.6", 24 in parachute recovery.
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Entry #3:
Jamey Jenkins
RAZAMOV-SHTERN LRD-D-1 - totally scratch built from Pete Alway's book, RETRO ROCKETS.
ALL the TN and 'chute rides in the nose cone, only enough airframe forward of the front CR for the NC shoulder to rest in. No foam was used.
Length ~29" , Dia 4", Weight 5 lbs, 38mm (made to fly on H-242's)
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WINNER!!! Entry #4:
Dave Triano
BULLPUP AGM-12C - started out as a Launch Pad kit and then made modifications including:
Enhanced everything with Carbon Fiber/epoxy laminatation, upsized the motor mount to 38mm, enhanced scale look with the following:
Accurate scale main fin brackets (visible along the length of the fin/airframe joint) -Accurate simulated weld lines per the original missile (ref: original missile at Wright-Patterson AFB for all dimensions/markings)
Length 35.25", Dia. - 3.75", 38mm (Aerotech I161 shown)
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Entry #5:
Dave Fergus
APOLLO PAD-ABORT TEST ROCKET - A 1/26.5 scale rocket design by KosRox. It was used to test the Launch Escape System(LES). The LES consisted of a four-nozzle rocket motor set atop a supporting tower with a dummy Apollo capsule. It was designed to lift the capsule away from an exploding Saturn 5 booster.
Length 18", Base Dia - 5.8", 18mm, Weighs 2.8oz.(3.4oz with a B4-2)
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Entry #6:
Dan Schneider
SPACE SHUTTLE - Just a simple "stock" Estes Space Shuttle. My rocket in a "special" earth orbit, too!
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