Take the surface mount fins, and make a new set with tabs on so that
they can be mounted TTW.........makes it reall tough, better yet make
the TTW fins with some G10.......& .....Positive engine retention and
its one tough rocket. They can be up 1/4 to 3/8 inch perhaps more
without any adverse problems. Its very stable. If you make them TTW
keep em up about 1/4" or so for best strength.
>Hi Bryan, This is a great, sturdy rocket! Here's what I did:
>1. Add Kaplow klips for positive motor retention
>2. Make epoxy rivets under the fins. Just drill small holes on the lines
>that are on the BT. Sand smooth the epoxy the fins in place followed by
>As for the position of the fins I made mine flush to the aft end of the BT.
>It makes no difference so it's really what ever you prefer.
>Have fun with it! Hope this helps!
>Bryan Chuck wrote;
>> Hello folks,
>> I just received a LOC Lil' Nuke and before I adhere anything together, I
>> wondering if anybody has any suggestions on this cool little kit.
>> Also, the photo of the rocket on the package card shows the fins are
>> up a tad from the rear of the airframe, yet the kit instructions show to
>> attach them right at the bottom. If I attach them "up a tad," how far is a