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A8-3 Rocket Engines (24)

This is a 24 bulk pack of Estes A8-3 model rocket engines. Includes 24 engines, 30 igniters, and recovery wadding.

Estes A8-3 Rocket Engines (24) Model Rocket Engine Bulk Pack #1781
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Specifications :
  • Length: 2 3/4"
  • Diameter: 3/4"
  • Estes Product Number: 1781
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"Great for group launches"
truegamester
I've used Estes A8-3 engines in rocket launches with my local Boys & Girls clubs. They are a great value and include 24 engines, 30 igniters, a package of wadding, and 24 plugs to hold the igniters in the engines. These motors are the same size as standard B and C motors, so you can launch with motors of different power and demonstrate the difference on rocket height, or use different models to demonstrate the variation in altitude with different rocket masses. Combine these engines with a bulk pack of Viking or Wizard rockets and your group will have a great time building and launching rockets. These engines are reliable. Hobby Linc has a great price on the engines, you will be hard pressed to find a better retail price. The pack also includes instructions for use of the engines. One warning, make sure the electrical leads are not touching before trying to launch the rocket, because a short will prevent the igniter from functioning properly.

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Features

  • A-Class model rocket engine 24 bulk pack.
  • 6 extra igniters included.
  • Wadding included.
  • Single stage model rocket motor.
  • Detailed instructions.
  • Easy to use.
  • National Association of Rocketry certified.

Specs

  • Length: 2 3/4"
  • Diameter: 3/4"
  • Estes Product Number: 1781

Includes

  • 24 A8-3 Model Rocket Engines
  • 30 Igniters
  • 24 Plugs
  • Wadding (est302274)

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"Buy this bulk set!"
jeverson
What's not to love? Nearly all low power rockets (LPR) suggest an A8-3 for initial, shake-down flights - so you know you are going to need a large number of them if you have any sizeable quantity in your fleet. Plus, the kit comes with the ignitors and plenty of wadding for your flights as well. Nothing is worse than being on the rocket launch line and realizing you don't have any more motors. Buying in bulk saves $$$ too! Thanks Hobbylinc!

 
"The Only Way To Go When It's Time To 'Bulk Up!"
leyrerwa
As a teacher of Electronics and Aerospace Technologies at a Technology Center I am always looking for exciting ways to get my students involved in activities that will challenge them but, at the same time provide them with a rewarding sense of accomplishment, increased self esteem and most importantly an opportunity to have some fun while learning. I have found few project oriented methods that perfectly fit that description better than model rocketry!! They say that it is always better to buy in bulk! Well speaking from experience, especially through Hobbylinc, that truly is the way to go! With a class load of 25 to 30 students, it doesn't take long at all to go through many, many rocket engines in a very short time frame. I'm not talking about any waisted engines either. The students simply get so excited about building and flying their rockets, they can't fly them enough. As an instructor, there is nothing worse, in my opinion, than having a group of students get really excited about a project like model rockets and then be forced to stifle that enthusiasm by having to tell them, sorry, we're out of rocket motors!! The bottom line is , Bulk Up!! With limited educational funds, buying in bulk is the most cost efficient way to insure you'll have all the materials you'll need for your student, scouts or youth group when their needed and to keep the fun rolling!! Bulk Educator Engine Packs are available in a wide variety of Impules and delay charges as well as including recovery wadding, igniters and plugs. Don't be caught short on the flight line! Clear Skies!

 
"Great student pack"
ktoon1969
We recently ordered this engine bulk pack to go with the Alpha educator pack for our scout troop. I have been flying rockets for years and you cannot go wrong with the Estes engines. If you are looking for a couple flights per young person - these bulk packs are the way to go. Comes with all of the ingniters and recovery wadding needed for 24 flights. Estes engines are extremely reliable and the A8-3 is a great first engine because it offers low altitude flights and easy recovery. Highly recommended.

Comments

  • WARNING: Model rocket motors are flammable. Please use caution.
  • Must be 14 to purchase in CA and NJ.
  • Do not burn engines.
  • Soak in water to destroy.

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