002008 – Generic E2X®

(4 customer reviews)

$12.99

Beginner Skill
(Formerly Easy to Assemble)

How much more generic can you get than an all white rocket! Decorate it with the self stick decals included or your own markers.

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Description

Beginner Skill
(Formerly Easy to Assemble)

Tear down the barriers to creativity with the Generic E2X rocket. This all white rocket can be individually customized with the foil self-stick decals, decorated with markers or paint or just leave it white.

The Generic E2X standard engine powered and can reach heights of 1100 feet.

WHAT YOU NEED TO BUILD: Scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, carpenter’s glue, hobby knife and masking 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).

Additional information

Projected Max Altitude

1100 ft. (335 m)

Recovery System

12 in. (30.5 cm) Parachute

Length

13.5 in. (34.3 cm)

Diameter

.98 in. (25 mm)

Estimated Weight

1.3 oz. (36.9 g)

Estimated Assembly Time

1 Hour (painting and glue drying time not included)

Fin Materials

Plastic

Decal Type

Self-stick

Launch System

Porta-Pad II and Electron Beam Launch Controller

Launch Rod Size

1/8"

Age Recommendation

Estes model rocketry is recommended for boys and girls ages 10+ with adult supervision for those under 12, and rocketeers of all ages.

4 reviews for 002008 – Generic E2X®

  1. Jay Harris

    The best starter rocket kit for young to middle grade schoolers! The Generic E2X has all the basic rocket building components except balsa fins. I lead a 2nd thru 5th grade rocket club at our school. They are challenged when it comes to gluing on the balsa wood fins so this is the rocket for them. It files great and is practically indestructible! The mylar decals are hard for them to get straight but using paint pens allow them to make unique colorful creations of this white canvas!

  2. Michael

    Love the name

    Love this little easy to build and fast little rocket. There is nothing generic about this bad boy!!

  3. Wallyum

    Nicely done ARTF bird

    I was expecting to be disappointed by this rocket, but I was anything but. This would make a great bulk buy for a scout troop, etc., and with the right glue could be built and flown in the same day. ESTES NOTE: the Generic E2X is available in two different bulk packs. The 1764 and 1753.

  4. Chris

    Great Update!

    I built a Generic rocket years ago when it needed plastic cement to finish. I love the updated construction that requires only white glue, even with a plastic fin can! Great technique! This is an excellent first rocket. Also great for schools, Scouts, etc.

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