> I've just picked up a Lil' Nuke. The package says it will fly on a D12.
> That sounded great - a rocket that I could fly at the high school and
> get back but load it up for some altitude at club launches. Wrasp looks
> pretty marginal on a D12. Realistically, what's the lightest motors
A D12-3 will loft a 12 ounce liftoff weight high enough to recover
safely. I plan to fly my Binder Spike on a D12 at some point -- though
it'll be a while before I get the weather for it, I suspect, with winter
coming on fast. It's my understanding that the Lil' Nuke is a bit
lighter than the Spike -- so you should be able to get away with the
D12-3, also, and as a bonus you'll be able to clearly see the whole
Take no thought for the morrow; that's your privilege. But don't
complain if when it gets here you're off guard. -- John Brunner
Donald Qualls, aka The Silent Observer NAR # 70141-SR Insured
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Opinions expressed are my own -- take them for what they're worth
and don't expect them to be perfect.