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Old Dec 03, 2008, 09:59 AM
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1/64 ply from michaels etc...

About as thick as construction paper. Seems a little floppy. Cuts easily with scissors

Should be able to get a full sheet (about 12x20 for $10.00) Awesome stuff. Many uses.

Control horns: Cut out and dab a little glue around the hole for strength

laminating inbetween or over foam for strength. Use PU glue "lightly spread out with popsicle stick. Great for stiffening up motor mounts, making firewall mounts etc...


Cut strips about 4mm wide. Cut all the way thru foam and cover slot with PU (gorilla, sumo, etc...) Only use a little!!! Install strip into foam and once dry it's just as stiff as Carbon tube.

I use the strips for stiffening wings, tails (verticle and horizontal), fuse's.

Also makes great elevator joiners if glued flat at the hinge line.

edit: next post, little guy on right. You can just see the ply fuse stiffner running from canopy back. Hasn't broke yet. Another one hidden in the paint lines thru the wing.
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