Starblazer X-20

Kit# 1342

Version 2 Rainbow Paper Hang Tag - Large Letters


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Designers: Unknown

Production Years: 1980-1981

Retail Pricing Range: $4.00-$4.50

Rarity: Rare

Description: Estes Starblazer X-20 model rocket kit #1342 was marketed for only two years within the 1980 and 1981 catalogs. The skill level 3 kit was released at same time as the Galatic Pirates but without a strong connection to Patrol Cruiser Excaliber and the Dragon Ship 1 theme kits. The Starblazer X-20 packaging includes a Version 2 rainbow paper hang tag (large letters) along with a green and yellow facecard including a multi color X-20 rocket. The classic Este launch sequence diagram is visible on the lower right side of the facecard and indicates a maximum flight altitude of 800 feet.

Hang Tag (Header Card) Guide

Kit Contents: The kit features main body tube, plastic nose cone, fin pattern sheet, balsa sheet, engine hook, engine retainer ring, multi color decal sheet, launch lug and instruction sheet.

Availability: The Starblazer is a rare kit with few appearances on eBay. The above images were take from an August 19, 2012 listing where the winning bid was a strong $106 but quite consistent with it rarity.

Additional information can be found at the following link;

Ye Olde Rocket Shoppe Kit Plan Link: Estes1342

Specifications: Length: 19.25", Diameter: 0.976", Weight: 1.12 oz.

Recommended 18 mm Engines: A8-3, A8-5, B4-2, B4-4, B4-6, B6-4, B6-6, B14-5, C6-5, C6-7


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