Friday, March 24, 2017

Estes Nike Smoke #7247 Build, Part 8, 24mm Engine Mount

I saved the ring centers from the previous step. This will become the engine block for the 24mm engine mount.

These were glued together, back to back. The notches were not lined up.

Here's the laminated engine block set and filleted with wood glue.
It fit well and is very strong.

Here's both engine mounts.
The engine hook and Kevlar feed tubes got a wrap of black electrical tape.


  1. That's a clever idea. Waste not, want not.

    1. Hi Daniel,
      I don't know how clever it was, I certainly have a few 20/50 centering rings that would work. It fit well and I figured, why not?