Mean Machine Model Rocket
Straight View
Advance level rocket kit
Estes Mean Machine Straight Separated
Rocket Launch
Rocket Recovery
Flight Sequence
Estes 1295 Mean Machine Parts

Mean Machine™

Sku: 001295
$35.99
Advanced

The Mean Machine model rocket is an impressive feat of engineering, standing almost 80 inches tall! You shouldn’t worry about transportation to the launch field, as the clever rocket designers have developed a unique twist lock connector set that allows you to take your rocket apart right in the middle.

This Advanced skill level kit has been updated with new decor, making it even more appealing to rocket enthusiasts. The Mean Machine is powered by powerful Estes D and E model rocket engines with the included engine spacer, reaching heights of about 700 feet.

For recovery, a colorful 24 inch parachute is included with the kit. As one of the favorite classics, this rocket is a must-have for any model rocket enthusiast. To build the Mean Machine, you'll need scissors, sandpaper, glue, and other supplies (not included).

Additionally, you'll need a launch pad, controller, rocket engines, and batteries for launching (sold separately).

Overview

The Mean Machine model rocket is an impressive rocket, standing almost 80 inches tall, making it one of the tallest rockets in the Estes lineup. Despite its size, the clever rocket designers have made transport to the launch field easier by developing a unique twist lock connector set that allows you to take your rocket apart right in the middle.

This legendary model rocket is an Advanced skill level kit that has just been updated with new decor that is sure to impress. It is capable of flying on Estes D and E model rocket engines with the included engine spacer and can reach heights of up to 700 feet. A colorful 24-inch parachute is included for recovery.

Here are some additional features of the Mean Machine:

  • Stands almost 80 inches tall
  • Includes a colorful 24-inch parachute for recovery
  • A high-performance rocket that is a favorite classic
  • Can be disassembled for easy transportation to the launch field

Overall, the Mean Machine model rocket is one of the most popular and sought-after rockets in the Estes lineup. It's a favorite among model rocket enthusiasts and is sure to provide a thrilling and memorable flight experience.

Estes Mean Machine Model Rocket

What You Need to Fly

Porta-Pad E Launch Pad and Pro Series II Launch Controller, 3/16 inch "Maxi" Launch Rod. Estes model rocket engines, starters and recovery wadding.
Six C 1.5V high quality AA alkaline batteries (sold separately)

Technical Specifications

Technical Specifications

  • Recommended Engines

D12-3, D12-5, E12-4, E12-6
  • Launch System

Porta-Pad II
  • Projected Max Altitude

700 ft. (213 m)
  • Recovery System

24 in. (60.96 cm) Parachute
  • Length

79 in. (200.7 cm)
  • Diameter

1.64 in. (42 mm)
  • Weight

8.5 oz. (241 g)
  • Fin Material

Laser Cut Balsa Wood
Mean Machine Rocket Flight Sequence

Needed to Build (sold separately)

Scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, carpenter’s glue, plastic cement, hobby knife, masking tape, primer (white), paint (blue, white) and clear coat (optional).
This product recommended for children ages 10+ with adult supervision for those under 12, and rocketeers of all ages.