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Old May 13, 2012, 07:04 AM
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Blue styrofoam

Hi all,will that dense blue styrofoam work if I build a plane?
Or will it be too heavy
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Old May 13, 2012, 07:09 AM
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V, it works !!!!
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Old May 13, 2012, 07:10 AM
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Awesome
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Old May 13, 2012, 08:27 AM
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What kind of plane are you thinking of making and how thick is your foam? .... most all the planes here are styrofoam , a good many are Blue ...
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Old May 13, 2012, 11:55 AM
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I stick to white so I can be a little kid and play with markers but the bluecore stuff seems to work great for those who can get it.
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Old May 13, 2012, 12:04 PM
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As thick as I want it, Im making the whole fusalage from one piece
also the planes going to be a cessna type thing, 30 inch wingspan 26inch long
2200kv motor
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Old May 13, 2012, 12:52 PM
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Sounds like lots of carving and sanding , but that’s half the Fun anyway
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Old May 13, 2012, 01:15 PM
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Ill cut the main shape out with a band saw then belt sand the rest
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Old May 13, 2012, 02:53 PM
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That’s quick , be sure to send us some pictures of it !!!
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Old May 13, 2012, 03:07 PM
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sure thing
could a hollow out the middle with a really hot spoon ?
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Old May 13, 2012, 11:18 PM
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See post #35 here for a hollowing tool:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...1480285&page=3
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