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Re: Foamboard Fuselage Jig
Reply #1 - Oct 7th, 2021 at 1:44am
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Thank you for the share sky9pilot!

I started doing this about half a dozen models ago after getting a major banana on the first attempt at my Hermiptere. Since then I've been using this approach. Eventually I want to get off my duff and design a fully adjustable one.

The advantage to using the foam is once the model is done, a little trimming and you have a cradle for storage or transport.

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Foamboard Fuselage Jig
Oct 1st, 2021 at 4:01pm
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Dan Snow on HPA was build a nice sports model and he builds a foamboard jig for his fuselage construction to avoid those bananas we've all experienced.  So as they say, "A picture is worth a thousand words"!

Thanks Dan for a great tool for building fuselages.

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