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    ALTDuino-Rocks!
    ALTD01
    Scratch-Built
    Solid
    29.12.2012
    Lost

    Parts from an Estes Alpha kit were used to build this rocket.

    Visit www.ALTDuino.de for complete information on the purpose of this rocket.

    On 1. April 2013 the rocket was lost due to engine CATO.
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    ALTDuino-Rocks!
    ALTD02
    Scratch-Built
    Solid
    18.05.2013
    Lost

    Parts from an Estes Alpha kit were used to build this rocket.

    Designation "ALTDuino-Rocks! 2" is incorrect. It should be "ALTDuino-Rocks!"

    Visit www.ALTDuino.de for complete information on the purpose of this rocket.

    I lost this rocket in Columbia SC, USA in a corn field. Unfortunately it was never to be found.
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    Alpha III
    1256
    Estes Industries
    1971 - 2003
    Solid
    1981
    Lost

    Mike Dorffler with some kit involvement from Bill Simon
    Estes first all plastic fin unit and nose cone

    D-14 decal was added in 1973

    Old K-No.: K-56

    I lost this kit in a rocket eating tree sometime in the early 80's.
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    Astro Bee
    1356
    Estes Industries
    1981 - 1986
    Solid
    Lost


    I don't know what ever happened to this rocket. All I have left are bits of decals.
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    Beta
    0845
    Estes Industries
    1972 - 1984
    Solid
    Lost

    Bill Simon
    Old K-No.: TK-45

    I must of had 2 kits since I have 2 instruction sheets.

    I did find the body tube for one of the kits that I started so I might reserect a kit.
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    Cox Starter Set Nike Zeus
    125
    Cox Manufacturing Company
    1971 - 1972
    Solid
    Lost


    I got an offer that I really couldn't refuse! It has now found a new home.

    This is a Rocketry Starter Set with a 2 stage Nike Zeus rocket and was made by L.M. Cox Manufacturing Company, Inc.

    The kit comes as a set including a rocket launcher, 6 engines and an altitude finder! Shrink wrap has been removed. All items are mint and dated 1971.

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  • Nike Zeus 2 stage rocket
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    D-Region Tomahawk
    2037
    Estes Industries
    2007 - 2014
    Solid
    Lost


    This kit resides in South Carolina, USA.

    Update: Sadly the D-Region Tomahawk was lost in a house fire on the 1st Jan. 2013.
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    Eagle Boost Glider
    2186
    Estes Industries
    2004 - 2008
    Solid
    Lost


    I poor performing rocket that after 3 flights I threw away.
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    Estes Der V-3
    1970
    Other
    1987 - 1989
    Solid
    Lost


    This kit was a grift given to me on the 16th October 2004 from my friend Eugenio.

    It uses an engine mount with 2 x 18mm and 1 x 24mm motors.

    The kit resides in SC, USA.

    Update: Sadly the V-3 was lost in a house fire on the 1st Jan. 2013.
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    Firefly
    1280
    Estes Industries
    1976 - 1980
    Glider
    Lost

    Bill Simon
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    Javelin / Super Flea
    0815
    Estes Industries
    1973 - 1984
    Solid
    Lost


    I have no idea where and when I lost these 2 rockets.
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    LTV Scout
    1287
    Estes Industries
    1977 - 1981
    Solid
    Lost

    Mike Dorffler
    1/24 scale

    I made this kit for the Hermann-Oberth-Museum in Germany.
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    Maxi Alpha 3
    1321
    Estes Industries
    1979 - 1885
    Solid
    Lost

    Bruce Paton and Keith Niskern with some kit involvement from Wayne Kellner

    This kit resides in South Carolina, USA.

    Update: Sadly the Maxi Alpha 3 was lost in a house fire on the 1st Jan. 2013.
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    Maxi V-2
    1267
    Estes Industries
    1974 - 1981
    Solid
    Lost

    Wayne Kellner
    Estes' first blow-molded kit parts / vacuformed fins.

    1/16,5 scale

    Maxi-Brute line

    This is an Estes Maxi V2 which I made for the Hermann-Oberth-Museum in Germany.

    The model turned out great.
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    Mongoose 2
    2092
    Estes Industries
    2008 - -
    Solid
    02.09.2011
    Lost


    I have converted the Mongoose to 3 Stage and I modified the boosters so they won't lawn dart.

    This kit resides in South Carolina, USA.

    Update: On the xx April, 2012 the rocket was lost flying as 2 stage (C6-x engine) and was never to be found.
    I also lost both my altimeters and a HD camera on it's final flight.

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    Nasa Space Shuttle Orbiter
    1337
    Estes Industries
    1980 - 1981
    Solid
    Lost


    I don't know what ever happened to this rocket.
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    Nike Smoke
    9704
    Estes Industries
    2012 - -
    Solid
    Lost

    Pro Series II line.

    One kit resides in SC, USA.

    Update: Sadly the Nike Smoke was lost in a house fire on the 1st Jan. 2013.
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    No 2. Sky Writer
    1260
    Estes Industries
    2002 - 2008
    Solid
    Lost

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    RediRoc Raider
    2123
    Estes Industries
    1996 - 1997
    Solid
    Lost


    I lost this kit while moving location with my Uncle in FL.
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    Scorpion
    1333
    Estes Industries
    1980 - 1988
    Solid
    12.09.1981
    Lost


    I sold this kit on 9th July, 1984 to a friend for 30.- DM.
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    Star Trek Starter Kit
    1418
    Estes Industries
    1976 - 1978
    Solid
    Lost


    I lost this kit in Canada when my family moved to a new location.
    It was my first rocket kit and started me into model rocketry.
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    Vindicator
    1367
    Estes Industries
    1981 - 1984
    Solid
    Lost


    I sold this kit.
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    Wizard
    90-1292
    Estes Industries (Mattel)
    1978 - 1979
    Solid
    1981
    Lost


    I don't know what ever happened to the Wizard rocket (the blue rocket in the middle).
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