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1956 Golden Rocket lightweight version 24 Sep 2018 02:10 #89545

Jet powered Mid-Cockpit Rocket....

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1956 Golden Rocket lightweight version 23 Sep 2018 12:55 #89526

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kmotawi wrote: Love that Albatross.


I'll be happy to go pick it up for you. :)
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1956 Golden Rocket lightweight version 23 Sep 2018 03:58 #89521

Love that Albatross.

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1956 Golden Rocket lightweight version 21 Sep 2018 20:36 #89455

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Yes! I vote inboard!

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1956 Golden Rocket lightweight version 21 Sep 2018 18:35 #89447

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Maybe an inboard? ...sort of like this one:

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1956 Golden Rocket lightweight version 21 Sep 2018 14:38 #89439

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Throw a small block and jet drive into that puppy.

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1956 Golden Rocket lightweight version 21 Sep 2018 13:34 #89432

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I think that the original design of the golden rocket is classic. I think going that route with a slight twist would be good. I would solicit input from the guys who have or have had Rockets and get their input on what they would change to make it a better ride. Maybe building a hatch for the rear compartment. I know that the one Chad (Beave) made for his Vagabond really looks sharp and changes the overall look of the boat.

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1956 Golden Rocket lightweight version 21 Sep 2018 12:44 #89431

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This has been sitting too long, I still have the Co-op Flash in front of it that I will be starting back on soon but I wanted to see if I could solicit input on designs for this Rocket. I don't yet have a plan but I think I will not be going back as originally built and I don't really want to just repeat what I did with the Flyer. I am looking for suggestions :hmm:

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1956 Golden Rocket lightweight version 23 Mar 2017 00:47 #72153

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Cannot wait to start seeing the progress begin, the transformation of another master piece...

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1956 Golden Rocket lightweight version 21 Mar 2017 16:58 #72126

That's awesome!!! Cant wait to see the progress.... I know its gonna look great!!!

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