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Old Feb 09, 2013, 05:31 PM
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1. Why not just replace the bass spar cap witth the carbon one vs. laminating the carbon tape?
A spar needs a shear web to work. If you change the spar caps to carbon you will have to also increase the strength of the web in proportion. Probably just increasing the vertical grain balsa web thickness to the full width of the spar cap will be okay.

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