Originally Posted by RCPC
i took some 0.050 rod, i think, and cut a slit about 2mm into the foam about an inch back from the nose to about an inch behind the wing/pod saddle area. i pushed the rod into the slit and fixed it with CA. i did not use any tape but i havent nosed the glider in very hard. i did this for reinforcing the nose for hard hand launches.
Thanks to both of you. So RCPC, you didn't use the pod - but instead used carbon, is that right?
I'm an intermediate flyer, and fly wings, but I'm new to hand launch and sloping.
I'm using stock battery and stock servos. It seems like since nose weight will likely be required, I might as well use reinforcement for the weight as much as possible. But I do want to keep the wing light.