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Old Dec 10, 2012, 09:06 PM
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Swift build questions

I am in the process of building my swift and have two questions.

1) on just about all of the other techone epp 3d planes everyone seems to think the stock ply mount is weak/will break. The one on the swift seems pretty sturdy. I pulled and twisted and I don't see it breaking unless it rips out of the foam and then it's the joint I see breaking, not the ply. Is the ply mount on the swift thicker/stronger than the other tech one planes or should it be reinforced?

2) I haven't glued my wings in yet. I've got them glued together and the carbon rods inserted. The wings themselves seem stiff enough but they seem "floppy" in the fuselage due to flex of the fuselage. That is to say: I don't see the glue holding them in place so that one wing tip doesn't dip. Should I brace the wings the same way the horizontal stabilizer is braced to the fuselage or does it not really matter? Yes, I realize this is a foam plane but it does seem very floppy for lack of a better word.
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