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Old Dec 06, 2012, 08:09 PM
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PZ Ultra-Micro Spitfire Aileron Hinges

I just picked up a Parkzone Ultra-Micro Spitfire. I noticed a few of the attached foam aileron hinges arent attached. There is tape on the underside of the aileron but Im curious if I should return it or if that thin foam hing eventually tears anyways.

If so, should I put a small tab of tape on the topside of the hinge as well as the bottom?
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Old Dec 07, 2012, 04:06 PM
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If your gonna add anything, I would add blenderm. Its a hinging tape. I would prob just take it back.
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Old Dec 07, 2012, 07:49 PM
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The AS3X can work the foam and tape hinges pretty good and the duty cycles eventually will cause them to fail.

I replace the tape with 3.5" floppy disk mylar strips, slotted into the foam and held in place with UHU por. It takes a little longer than tape, but is much more solid and you never have to worry about it again.
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