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Riptide Deluxe set with everything you need including the motors!
With the Riptide model rocket kit there is no glue, no paint, no waiting! With our Deluxe Riptide set you can be into the air within a half hour of ripping off the wrapping paper! Fly it three times before needing more motors.
Our Deluxe set includes 3 motors, some wadding and 4x Duracell intense AA batteries. These are not present in the standard starter set offered by Estes elsewhere.
Getting started in rocketry couldn't be easier... the rocket is rugged, pre-assembled, decorated in a lovely shade of blue and ready for launch. The Riptide can undertake many repeated missions as long as you take care of the rather fragile recovery system by using LOTS of wadding. We toss in some wadding to get you going.
Punch a hole in the atmosphere with the Riptide Launch Set! This Estes rocket launcher contains almost everything you need for hours of high-flying fun. This no-assembly, shiny beauty is crafted by specially-trained artisans to give you a top-quality beginners’ rocket. The Riptide at 18 inches tall is an aerodynamic bullet full of features like:
- Cool blended, blue body tube
- Highly reflective, blue chrome-colored fins and nose cone
- 18 inches tall or 45.7 cm.
- Pre-assembled and ready for lift-off in just minutes
- Included 3-pack of B4-4 Rocket motors (Most Riptide starter sets don't include motors like ours!)
- Included sufficient suitable wadding for 3 initial flights to protect your parachute (essential).
- Batteries for launch controller included too!
3, 2, 1, lift off and rip through the sky with your own ready to fly Riptide Launch Set!
The Riptide rocket assembles in just minutes and requires Estes engines for the launch. Start with B4-4 engine for the first flight. Then, proceed with B6-4 for subsequent launches.
This set can reach cloud topping heights of 675 ft. (206 m) on Estes C6-5 engine using the Estes launch pad and launch controller. With all the parts you need for your launch included, just add the engines and you'll be ready for the launch site in less than an hour. Requirements for this Ready-To-Fly (RTF) Riptide Launch Set, which are sold separately, includes –
- Building Tools and Construction Materials
- Finishing Supplies
- Estes A, B or C Engines
- Batteries for Launch Controller
Aside from the excitement and entertainment the Riptide Launch Set provides, an easy-to-assemble rocket instantly draws people in since the launch happens fast. Any rocket set from Estes, teaches kids the basics of propulsion, flight, and aerodynamics. And with an easy-to-assemble beginner rocket like Estes Riptide 1403, kids of all ages get instantly encouraged to think about how rockets work and fly it themselves. One of our most popular kits of all time!
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Shipping, delivery & returns
All items on our website shown as in stock, are in our warehouse ready to ship unless stated otherwise on the product page.
We aim to ship orders within 1 working day of ordering on your chosen shipping method.
We do not guarantee this however, especially at extremely busy times of the year. Therefore if you do require your order urgently, please drop us a email after you order to let us know.
Please note that you must use a courier option if your order contains rocket motors, you can not use the Royal Mail for orders with motors. The website should automatically disable the Royal Mail shipping option once these items are added to your cart. However in the case of a website mistake you will need to use the courier option.
Orders will ship on your chosen courier, all UK Mainland couriers we offer are a next day service. The couriers however do not offer us a guarantee on this, so we are unable to pass one along.
Over 95% of our orders do arrive next day as intended.
If you require Saturday delivery there is a Saturday delivery option on the checkout page. DHL do not offer Saturday delivery by default.
You can use the Royal Mail option for smaller items up to 2Kg in weight as long as they do not contain motors.
Please be aware if you require AM or Saturday delivery these orders may still take up to 1 working day to dispatch. We do, however, prioritise express orders for dispatch.
If an item was sent un-tracked the delivery date is agreed to be 2 (two) days after shipment.
Returned items should be undamaged and in a good condition suitable to be sold again. They need to arrive with us in this condition.
You must package the item well so that damage does not occur in transit, although you do not need to use the original packaging.
We will offer to replace the faulty or damaged item, or refund you in full at your preference.
In regards to missing parts of kits we reserve the right to replace the required parts rather than the entire kit.
If the item arrives damaged or faulty we will of course still offer a refund or replacement on custom orders.
If your item has been dispatched then we will need to investigate with our couriers before continuing with our refund process. This may take up to 14 working days to complete although is usually a far quicker process. We will always offer a full refund or replacement for lost items.
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