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A long time ago, more or less by accident, I ended up with a set of Der Pink Mini Max decals from Excelsior Rocketry (a.k.a. Sandman Decals, now defunct). Last year I built a Mini Max kit, and this week I finally finished with paint, decals, and clear coat.

I dithered a little, okay, a lot, over what to do with this rocket. The decals are clever but not really my thing. I considered adding another decal reading — presumably in tiny tiny lettering — as follows, from Terry Pratchett's Unseen Academicals:

Quote:Ah, I think I have it. The pink proclaims an almost belligerent masculinity, saying as it does: I am so masculine I can afford to tempt you to question it, giving me the opportunity to proclaim it anew by doing violence to you in response. I don’t know if you have ever read Ofleberger’s Die Wesentlichen Ungewissheiten Zugehörig der Offenkundigen Männlichkeit?

But in the end I decided to just donate it to the Syracuse Rocket Club as a giveaway rocket.

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Well all Red Max's are cool even pink ones. 

When did Gordy stop selling decals?
May 23.

OK, maybe he still has some for sale but he's not making any more.
Perhaps this would be attractive to a young girl who wants to get into rocketry?
Perhaps. Or a young boy. Or an old girl.