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Old 11-13-2018, 07:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Bob Paris View Post
Dear Dvines,
If my memory serves me right...I believe all the early Midwest Sticks used rubber bands to hold down the wings, and were 100% balsa. My little sticks all had rubber band wing hold downs and used hard wood dowels to do the honors. It seems to me that not until the late 80's or early 90's did plastic hold down screws become more popular.
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Bobby of Maui
you’re correct. The Big Stick I built in 92 had the nylon screws holding down the wing

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