(1 customer review)


(1 customer review)

A unique pre-printed folded paper design! You will love it!


Availability: In stock

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What you need to launch

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Definitely a first for Estes, the Hex-3 is going to challenge your building skills just a bit! While it might be small, don’t be fooled! UNIQUE folded paper construction is your challenge here. Not to worry though, you are going to love this rocket and the price is great!! Booster engine powered and fun to launch!

WHAT YOU NEED TO BUILD: Scissors, pencil, ruler, 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).

Projected Max Altitude

100 ft. (30 m)

Recovery System



3.2 in. (8.1 cm)


Hub : 3.8 in. (97 mm)
Overall : 11.5 in. (292 mm)

Estimated Weight

0.6 oz. (17 g)

Estimated Assembly Time

1 Hour (painting and glue drying time not included)

Fin Materials

Printed Cardstock

Decal Type


Launch System

Porta-Pad II and Electron Beam Launch Controller

Launch Rod Size


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.

1 review for Hex-3™

  1. Rocket Guru

    If you have limited space to launch, the Estes Hex-3 can be launched with A8-0’s on clam days only and A10-0’s with a 13mm/18mm motor adapter.

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