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Old 02-13-2018, 04:38 PM
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This is among the plans I printed off over the winter and I'm just getting around to gathering parts for the project. I've read through the instructions and have found mention of using 1/16" balsa for the wings, but I've found no mention of what material is used for the fuselage. Does anyone have experience with this kit or would anyone care to hazard a guess? I've got my wings ready, but the somewhat muddy instructions are not much help when it comes to progressing.
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or would anyone care to hazard a guess?


Based on the instructions, looks like 1/4" balsa for the fuselage to me. My $0.02.
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Based on the instructions, looks like 1/4" balsa for the fuselage to me. My $0.02.

That's the same response I got on Facebook. Looks like I might need to taper the rear of the fuselage based on that pic.
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