HobbyKing.com New Products Flash Sale
Reply
Thread Tools
Old Dec 07, 2001, 10:19 AM
Faster Faster!!
RCFlybry's Avatar
Kaysville Utah, U.S.A
Joined Oct 2001
1,717 Posts
Iron on covering for slow flight

I'm not experienced with stick and tissue type of covering at all.
Does anyone have a suggestion on what is a light weight iron on covering that would work well for a slow flyer.
I also would prefer something that is not transparent.
Is there any type of covering that can come out as light as tissue and dope?
Thanks!

Bryan
RCFlybry is offline Find More Posts by RCFlybry
Reply With Quote
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Dec 07, 2001, 11:15 AM
Registered User
J Bergsmith's Avatar
Concord, NC
Joined Jan 2001
1,044 Posts
You have a couple of options.

RAMicrolite see www.toddsmodels.com

Litespan see www.hobbylobby.com
J Bergsmith is offline Find More Posts by J Bergsmith
Reply With Quote
Old Dec 07, 2001, 11:29 AM
pushing both extremes
Zoom's Avatar
San Jose, California, United States
Joined Oct 2001
567 Posts
There was a big discussion about this a few weeks ago, try searching the archives, it was very interesting to read. What I took away from the thread was to try SolarFilm Lite (SoLite) on my next slowflyer. It is the lightest iron on that has it's own adhesive. It weighs .6 oz / sq yard.

- Zoom -
Zoom is offline Find More Posts by Zoom
Reply With Quote
Old Dec 07, 2001, 02:25 PM
HobbyKing
Paul Susbauer's Avatar
Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
Joined Apr 2001
4,564 Posts
Try Nelson Litefilm, basically the same as Solite. .6 oz per sq. yd.

its not on their website, but they have it, you just have to ask.

www.nelsonhobby.com
Paul Susbauer is offline Find More Posts by Paul Susbauer
Site Sponsor
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Balsa surface preparation for iron on covering mgdon Beginner Training Area (Fuel) 6 Apr 01, 2005 11:39 PM
Iron-on covering for EPP wings houdini Foamies (Kits) 3 Dec 31, 2002 01:54 PM
Source for Iron on covering - additional colors ControlFreak Scale Kit/Scratch Built 0 Oct 15, 2002 02:01 AM
GOT a Wedgie now whats THE BEST & lightest iron on covering for EPS FOAM rcracerx Foamies (Kits) 5 Feb 10, 2002 11:07 PM
Light Iron-on Covering pgleesonuk Sport Planes 19 Dec 24, 2001 05:40 AM