Amazon currently has a few Estes kits at 40% or more off the MSRP. Visit the Rocketry Deals Finder for links to the kits.
Bellevue Hobby Center is currently offering the Estes Interceptor E kit for under $20. They have a couple of other discontinued Estes kits at bargain prices, too. I have no relationship with Bellevue and do not know how many of the kits they have available. (Edit: The Interceptor E kits are now out-of-stock at Bellevue.)
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Amazon.com has a few model rocket kits currently priced at more than 40% off the list price. Because the prices for these kits may change at any time, I’m displaying them as Amazon ads below. The ads include the latest pricing information. Be sure to check out the Rocketry Deals Finder to discover more bargains.
Here’s another deal I found with the Rocketry Deal Finder. Amazon has the Quest Shuttle Intrepid kit at 45% off list price. It is eligible for free “Super Saver Shipping” (on orders over $25) and for free two-day Amazon Prime shipping.
The RocketReviews.com Deals Finder currently shows that Amazon currently has bulk packages of 24 Estes C6-5 motors listed for $27.31 with free shipping. That’s more than $65 off the list price. Look for Amazon’s offer under “More Buying Choices.”
The catch is that Amazon is listing them as “Not in Stock.” But, they are accepting orders at the low price and promising to ship them later. So, I’m not sure if you’ll receive the motors at the low price or not. But, it’s worth a try.
9/24 UPDATE: The Amazon offer no longer appears at Amazon.com.
I’ve added a “Deals” option under the RocketReviews.com Features menu.
About a month ago, Amazon.com listed the Estes Saturn V kit for $35 – a discount of almost 65% off the kit’s list price. The highly-discounted price didn’t last long, but many were still able to take advantage of it.
That got me thinking … and I came up with an automated way to monitor Amazon.com’s rocketry products to look for deals like the one on the Saturn V kit.
The ”Deals” feature lists rocketry-related products at Amazon.com which are discounted at least 25% off the MSRP or list price. The list is updated frequently because prices at Amazon.com can change at any time.
As I write this, the ”Deals” feature shows that one vendor at Amazon.com is offering Estes Big Bertha kits at $9.50 – over 60% off the list price – even adding the shipping cost, it’s still a good deal. It’s not
Continue reading Rocketry Products Deals Finder …
Chris Michielssen’s Model Rocket Building Blog reports that the Boy Scouts’ official online store is closing out their model rocketry products. Included in the sale are bulk packages of Estes motors (24 motors) for about $20 and Educator’s packages of Alpha III kits (12 kits) for the same price. Visit scoutstuff.org to order.
RocketryPlanet recently let us know about a sale on rockets at Ridge Road Station. The owners of the hobby shop are retiring and closing the store. The web site is offering many Estes kits at around 50% off their list price.