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Old Jan 05, 2013, 04:52 AM
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The balsa parts have been covered in paper. The paper used is known as 'bank' or 'flimsy' paper. Most bank paper weighs 45g/M^2 the paper I used is only 30g/M^2 and has great wet strength.

This is how I applied the bank paper........
1) 2 coats of dope to the balsa sanding in between.
2)Drag the paper across a bowl of water to wet but not saturate.
3)Smooth the paper over the balsa.
4)Soak the paper with thinners to attach it to the doped balsa underneath.

The fuselage needed 4 peices to cover.

Steve
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