Astron Scout

Kit# K-1/1201

Black Paper Hang Tag

Version 1 Skill Level Facecard

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Designer: Vern Estes

Production Years: Estimate 1980-1985

Retail Pricing Range: $1.85-$2.95

Rarity: Moderately Common

Description: Estes Astron Scout flying model rocket kit labeled as #K-1 / #1201 with estimated production from 1980 through 1985 based on the black paper hang tag type. The kit packaging includes the Estes black paper hang tag and Version 1 yellow skill level facecard. Starting in 1986, the Scout was redesigned and renamed as Scout II and sold as Estes kit #1959.

Hang Tag (Header Card) Guide

Skill Level Facecard Guide

The Scout was one of the first kits produced by Estes during early days of model rocketry. The Scout is easy to build with high altitude performance and a tumble recovery system.

Kit Contents: The kit contains a main body tube, balsa nose cone, pre-cut balsa fins, an engine mounting (clip w/gauze material), launch lug and instruction sheet.

Specifications: Length: 7.00", Diameter: 0.765", Weight: 0.30 oz.

Recommended 18 mm Engines: 1/2A6-2, A8-3, A8-5, B4-4, B6-4, C6-5, C6-7


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