1/4A3-3T, 1/2A3-2T, 1/2A3-4T, A3-4T, A10-3T
|Projected Max Altitude||
800 ft. (244 m)
12 in. (30.5 cm) Streamer
10.3 in. (26.2 cm)
0.54 in. (14 mm)
0.5 oz. (14 mm)
|Estimated Assembly Time||
1 Hour (painting and glue drying time not included)
Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and Electron Beam Launch Controller
|Launch Rod Size||
Estes model rocketry is recommended for boys and girls ages 10+ with adult supervision for those under 12, and rocketeers of all ages.
The Gnome is chrome at its hottest! Standing just a little over 10 inches tall with super shiny chrome and sapphire blue colors, this is one great looking, mini engine powered cloud chaser that can reach altitudes of well over 800 feet. Recovery is fast and reliable with its orange colored streamer for easy tracking after a super fast flight!
The Gnome is another in our series of beginner skill level kits and features a chrome wrapped body tube, a bright blue pre-colored one piece fin unit, nose cone and upper launch lug ring. The rocket takes about 30 minutes to build and is finished off with a colorful, easy to apply self-stick decal.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BUILD: Scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, plastic cement, hobby knife, masking tape and clear tape. Tools, construction and finishing supplies not included.
WHAT YOU NEED TO LAUNCH (sold separately): Estes Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and Electron Beam Launch Controller, Estes model rocket engines, starters and recovery wadding. Four 1.5V high quality AA alkaline batteries are also required for launch controller (not included).
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