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Old Sep 03, 2015, 10:56 AM
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stab holes in fuselage uneven

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I got this balsa ARF kit and all looks okay except the holes for stab on fuselage is uneven.
Can this be fixed? Do I use an Xacto knife to cut bigger hole on one side? Or do I Dremel the hole?
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Old Sep 03, 2015, 11:52 AM
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Kinda looks like the whole tail may be twisted. Loos like the horizontal stab and fin are square to each other.

Can you heat the covering while twisting the tail in opposite direction and see if it straightens it out? Twist it opposite direction past square by about the same amount it is out. Let cool while holding it this way.
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Old Sep 03, 2015, 03:18 PM
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I'll try that tonight.
Thanks for that idea!

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Kinda looks like the whole tail may be twisted. Loos like the horizontal stab and fin are square to each other.

Can you heat the covering while twisting the tail in opposite direction and see if it straightens it out? Twist it opposite direction past square by about the same amount it is out. Let cool while holding it this way.
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