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Old Dec 07, 2001, 09:19 AM
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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?

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Old Dec 07, 2001, 10:15 AM
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You have a couple of options.

RAMicrolite see www.toddsmodels.com

Litespan see www.hobbylobby.com
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Old Dec 07, 2001, 10:29 AM
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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.

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Old Dec 07, 2001, 01:25 PM
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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.

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