This high-flying Bandito sport rocket is a great E2X model kit for scout, club or school projects. It integrates three plastic fins, slotted body tube and engine mount for easy assembly in under an hour. Flies 600 feet high using Estes mini-engines.
No painting required.
Weight: .6 oz.
Max Altitude: 600'
Estes Product Number: 0803
One Bandito easy to assemble flying model rocket kit.
The bandito is a nice beginner rocket to build but there is a problem with the motor mount system. The motor is inserted directly into the body tube which is too narrow. This requires you to jam the motor into the body and presents a real possibility of ruining the rocket in the process. If you manage to get most of the motor in, it will fly but then come the problem of using pliers to remove the motor without ripping the rocket apart. For similar money, I'd recommend the Firehawk or UP Aerospace (which replaces the Gnome, a very reliable first rocket).
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