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Old Jul 23, 2012, 11:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Colonel Blink View Post
I have now received ..and the sticky metal to hold the two hatches on (only 1 magnet per hatch methinks otherwise I'll be a-ripping the fuz bottom off trying to open the hatches).

.. old bockle of Johnsons' Klear which I've had since Moby Dick was a tadpole....
A trick I learned on RCG is to use one magnet on the hatch and a flat (ish) head screw wound into a small balsa block in line with the magnet. This allows sufficient strength to 'click' and hold the hatch secure, without pulling the structure apart when opening and closing. Better still it can be adjusted to get the hatch flush at the correct magnet tension.

Good luck with the varnish.

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