Rocket Pack


The lower parts of the nacelles were a lucky find. They were made from holders for toilet bowl cleaning brushes. They were molded in a tough, translucent plastic that was not styrene. They had just the right taper from the top down to near the bottom, and then flared out again, suggesting a rocket exhaust nozzle. They have an oval cross-section in the upper part, so they look wider at the top when viewed from the back than they do when viewed from the side. The bottom, "exhaust nozzle" has a circular cross-section, which was exactly what was needed.


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