007276 – Checkmate™

$12.99

Advanced Skill
(Formerly Skill Level 1)

SO MUCH FUN having a rocket that launches SO HIGH on mini engines!

Booster engines push this rocket over 900 feet and is a pretty simple build.

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Description

Advanced Skill
(Formerly Skill Level 1)

Featuring a unique, highly swept nested fin design, keep your eyes on this one as you can easily reach 900 feet! Single stage or 2-stage, this rocket soars! An advanced build makes it a great choice for someone just getting started with boosted rockets, who is already accustomed to common rocket building tasks.

The Checkmate launches on mini engines (sold separately) and recovery is streamer for the rocket and tumble for the booster. Prepare for re-launch with a new Estes engine, wadding, a starter and starter plug.

WHAT YOU NEED TO BUILD: Scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, carpenters glue, plastic cement, hobby knife, masking tape, clear tape, primer (white), paint (yellow, blue, black), clear coat (optional). Tools, construction and finishing supplies not included.

WHAT YOU NEED TO LAUNCH (sold separately): Estes Porta-Pad II launch pad with launch controllerEstes model rocket enginesrecovery wadding and four 1.5V high-quality AA alkaline batteries (not included).

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Additional information

Projected Max Altitude

900 ft. (274 m)

Recovery System

18 in. (45.7 cm) Streamer; Tumble

Length

17 in. (43.2 cm)

Diameter

.74 in. (19 mm)

Estimated Weight

1.1 oz. (31.2 g)

Estimated Assembly Time

3 Hours (painting and glue drying time not included)

Construction

High Quality Plastic Nose Cone

Fin Materials

Laser cut wood

Decal Type

Waterslide

Launch System

Porta-Pad II and Electron Beam Launch Controller

Launch Rod Size

1/8"

Age Recommendation

Estes model rocketry is recommended for ages 10 and up with adult supervision for those under 12. Unless otherwise specified, all models require assembly. Tools, construction and finishing supplies sold separately. In order to launch, a launch system, model rocket engines, starters and recovery wadding are required – sold separately-unless otherwise specified.

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