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Old 01-13-2021, 02:00 PM
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Originally Posted by tbzep
George, the fin control surfaces have a little trapezoidal extension on the tips. Have you read what they were for during your scale research?

I do not know what those were for, but they were not there when it flew, some some sort of pre-flight stuff (The trailing edge was recessed, so possibly to help prevent damage at the tips in handling - speculation). You can see they are not on the fin tips in this launch photo of the same flight, A-004.

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Old 01-21-2021, 04:03 PM
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Originally Posted by shockwaveriderz
Just purchased a LJ II from Bryce Aerospace.
Was looking for suggestion for the aluminum lower ribbed roll? Bare metal foil? Chrome spray paint?

Looking for recommendations, suggestions

On some Dr. Zooch ant scale models Wes simulated the body corrugations with Dura-Lar streamer material.
For this small of a model you would have to cut around the fin roots. Might be easiest if you apply in sections. Then spray adhesive on the back. Myself, I would just paint the section silver and be done with it. Don't know how ambitious you are for getting a scale look.
Second pic shows it on the bottom section of a DZ Merc. Atlas.
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