Friday, September 03, 2010

Too Rolling (Red)Stoned - getting close

Well the capsule drama is resolved at least for flight number one.  Minimally, about all I need to do is add the upper wrap.  Currently, the roll pattern is roughed out.  I need to get a brand spanking new indelible black marker to finish it up.  Past that, I'm contemplating how to mark 'UNITED STATES' on the body.  Cheap and easy are the two main criteria for that.  Maybe a stencil and a spray can?  I'm not really motivated to make the escape tower, which won't fly anyway.  However, my motivation can change phases spontaneously.  The weight is probably hovering around 4lb 6oz less the upper section's 'chute.