Estes Protostar

Estes Protostar

#7280

Skill Level 3

  • Length: 24 in. (61 cm)
  • Diameter: 1.64 in. (42 mm)
  • Estimated Weight: 5 oz. (141.7 g)
  • Projected Max Altitude: 1350 feet (411 m)
  • Fins: – laser cut wood and plastic
  • Decal – waterslide
  • Nose Cone – plastic
  • Parachute – 18″ plastic

Purchased from Estes Industries on August 22, 2018 for $28.49 (retail=$28.49)

Recommended Engines:

  • C11-3 (first launch)
  • D12-5
  • *E12-6

Protostar pictures


Build History

  • 8/22/2018 – Purchased Model from Estes Industries for $28.49 (retail= $28.49)
  • 12/19/2018 – Marked BT-60 for 3 fins at 4″ for fins and at 9″ for launch lugs
  • 12/20/2018 – Sanded fin edges smooth. Cut out plastic nose cone and tail sections
  • 12/21/2018 – Glued fins together with Gorrilla Glue.
  • 1/19/2019 – Measurements were recorded in book #4 of Model Rocket Notes on page 42.