|May 11, 2003, 01:00 AM|
topsail island, nc
Joined Apr 2003
Repair, Repair, Repair
I know this is mainly for electric power but I have a general question on rc planes.
I have a Thunder Tiger 40 trainer. The ribs on the wing and fuse are covered with a thin plastic like wrap.
I had a crash today and punctured a hole in the top of the wing, how do I go about repairing this?
Thanks for all your help in advance.
|May 14, 2003, 08:40 AM|
Tape will fix minor holes, but if you tear a wing panel you will need to simply replace it with the appropriate covering. Your 40-size plane is probably covered in something like Monokote, so go down to your LHS and get a roll of the same stuff in the correct color. Then you can remove the damaged material between the ribs and iron on a new panel to fit (allowing 1/4" or so overlap for sealing). You'll hardly notice the seams!
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