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Old Oct 14, 2004, 11:29 AM
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Looking for a source of balsa wood to finish my foam flying saucer...

Hi everyone,
My Local Hobby shop just closed awhile ago and I always relied on them to get my balsa wood for building...now I don't know where to get it I need it to strengthen my homemade flying saucer plane...can anyone give me a place where I can get some cheap balsawood. (Not sure if this post is in the right category, but I figured since my plane is a parkflyer it would be ok )
Thanks for your help I appreciate it!
Dan
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Old Oct 14, 2004, 12:10 PM
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Tower Hobbies has a good selection of balsa.

http://towerhobbies.com/
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Old Oct 14, 2004, 12:38 PM
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Craft stores, such as A.C. Moore and Michaels have balsa. Not cheap, but convenient.
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Old Oct 14, 2004, 12:58 PM
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Another craft store chain is Hobby Lobby-NOT the R/C seller. Convenient AND cheap, IMO.

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