4″ Black Brant X

(1 customer review)

$145.00

The 4″ version of our old YANK favorite!!! At 103″ tall it is Fully loaded with LOC-N-FIN and ring system.  2 payload sections to add an Electronics Bay, baffle system for zipperless design, 25′ of tubular nylon, 50″ parachute, and rail guides.  A double slotted tube for forward fin attachment makes a solid addition.  This is a LOC Custom series kit so it could be modified a number of ways for your own personal touches!

LC-BBX4 Instructions

LC-BBX4 Rocksim

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Weight 7 lbs
Dimensions 36 × 8 × 8 in

1 review for 4″ Black Brant X

  1. George Tuma (verified owner)

    I purchased the 4″ LOC BBX for my L2 certification. I went back and forth on a few rockets and settled on this. It’s well built, uses familiar LOC methods, and heavy enough to avoid a very high altitude flight. I built the fin-can outside of the rocket, used the Z-clips for retention, and after some debate included the baffle. This allowed me to reach down to the shock cord mount.

    I ordered a few extra couplers and coupler-stacked the booster section up to the baffle, and again over the baffle up to the payload coupler. Given the large tube volume I also included an e-bay with an apogee event in addition to the motor ejection charge.

    The only change to the building process I made is around the canards. I installed a coupler behind the slots, cut through it where the Body Tube slots are for the canards, and then glued a LOC “Stiffy” inside. This allowed me to glue the canards to the Stiffy. I also went with a 72″ parachute, in part because the launch field is at 10,000 feet, and in part due to the extra weight.

    The certification flight went great on a J180T! I now have it set up for dual deploy and am planning a flight on a K270 in the near future!

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