Estes Rockets: World Leader in Model Rocketry
At eHobbies, we have a huge selection of Estes Model Rockets at Great Everyday Low Prices.
Estes model rockets are known for high quality, top performance, and durability. Most important of all, Estes rockets are tons of fun for model rocket enthusiast of all ages and skill levels.
Our selection includes rockets designed for the absolute beginner including the Estes Ready to Fly (RTF) and Easy to Assemble (E2X) Rockets. Moving up in complexity and sophistication are the many Beginner Level Rockets, Intermediate Skill Level Rockets and finally the Advanced and Pro Level Estes Rockets. Estes model rockets and model rocket kits have become one of the largest model rocket manufacturers in today's market. Their sustained performance, ever since Estes was founded in 1958, shows the popularity of these models.
Whatever your skill level, whether you are building alone or in a group, eHobbies has an Estes Model Rocket for you!
Summary of the Estes Lineup
Estes Ready to Fly (RTF) Rockets
Estes Ready To Fly (RTF) Rockets are great for anyone wanting to launch directly out of the box. Not technically a Rocket "Kit" these rockets come pre-assembled and pre-decorated and will get you started faster. Simply add launch supplies (launch pad & controller) and engines (including igniters & recovery wadding) and you're set to have a blast! View all of the Estes Ready to Fly Rockets by visiting the here.
Estes Easy to Assemble (E2X) Model Rocket Kits
For the beginning rocketeer, the Easy to Assemble (E2X) line of model rockets by Estes; are perfect. Each model comes with easy to follow instructions and prove ideal for individuals or for groups. Parts in the E2X line are clearly marked (some by color) for easy identification and for the youngest beginner. Many of our eHobbies customers use these kits in group settings for their youngest participants such as Tiger Cubs when the Pack is doing a pack-wide rocket build.
Estes Beginner Level Model Rocket Kits
Offering a greater challenge than the Estes E2X Kits, Estes Beginner Level Kits require some painting, gluing and/or sanding to complete.╩ Like all Estes Model Rockets, these kits come with complete step-by-step instructions.╩ Assembly time varies for each model but typically these rockets take one to three hours.╩ Many of our eHobbies customers use these kits in group settings where the assembly is accomplished over several sessions or during an afternoon camp or pack meeting setting.
Estes Intermediate Model Rocket Kits
Estes Intermediate Rocket Kits give beginning rocketeers the opportunity to enhance their build skills and launch achievements while skilled model rocket enthusiast will find plenty of enjoyable challenges among our 30+ intermediate models.
Estes Advanced Model Rocket Kits
Estes Advanced Model Rocket Kits are classified as Level 3-5 difficulty by Estes and represent advanced level of model rocket kit assembly.╩ Kit features include laser cut balsa or plastic fins, plastic nose cones, plain body tubes and sophisticated designs.╩ These kits offer as much enjoyment to build as they do in launching.
Estes Pro Level Kits
Estes Pro Series II rockets, released in 2012, are Estes Rockets offerings in the mid-power range (utilizing motors Sized E, F and G). These rockets are all rated to reach altitudes of 1,500 feet or more and use the Estes Pro Series II composite motors.
Estes Value Bulk Packs
For even greater deals, check out our Estes Value Bulk Packs. eHobbies is the place to find Estes model rockets at great discounts, in addition to many other hobby products. When you order through eHobbies, you'll find the perfect hobby product and start saving today.
Estes New Products for 2012
Estes Rockets released over 3-dozen new rockets and motors in 2012. Visit our Estes New Kits for 2012 to view this exciting selection of products for all skill levels.