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Old Oct 10, 2015, 07:49 PM
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My Vapor Has a Boo Boo

I was out tonight with my Vapor, doing some sunset flying with Basicguy. After the first battery swap I noticed that it was acting a little weird. Usually it's me causing it to act that way but after the second time I attempted a right turn with up elevators and it did a nose dive I discovered that the plastic on the right side of the tail had come loose from the frame. I need to repair about 3in of skin, but the question is with what type of glue?

Any suggestions, guys?
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Old Oct 11, 2015, 01:26 AM
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I use a light clear tape on my night vapor wings or tail and a foam safe ca glue on the body mounts or wheels.
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Old Oct 11, 2015, 08:21 AM
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Doesn't the tape throw the balance off and/or add weight to the frame?
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Old Oct 11, 2015, 09:12 AM
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Glue stick works fine for me.
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Old Oct 11, 2015, 09:19 AM
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Measure once

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Doesn't the tape throw the balance off and/or add weight to the frame?
Cut twice. Put the second piece of tape on the other side if you are worried about it.
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Old Oct 11, 2015, 09:41 AM
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Here's a picture of repairs after bad crash heavy duty tape was used the plane still flew fine after repairs but I use a lighter tape on wings
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Old Oct 12, 2015, 01:09 AM
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here is picture of my night vapor with repair to motor mount and wheels and the old tape repairs put plane on scale to check weight. Still fine after all these repair's tape and glue even some hot glue around motor. The plane still right where it should be.
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