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Old 03-16-2012, 07:31 PM
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Default Covering removal

I recently purchased a Hangar 9 P51 BNF airplane that has been in its box for a very long time I guess. It has the servos, engine, receiver and the battery already installed. The coating has more wrinkles than any plane I have ever seen. After An hour of trying to iron them all out of the fuse without much success, I pulled out the wing and tried to get the wrinkles out of it without much success. The covering on the flaps is so wrinkled I am not going to be able to save it or for that matter the whole plane needs to be recovered. I have removed covering in the past and was just wondering if there is an easier way to get the old covering off. Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 03-16-2012, 10:20 PM
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Heat it and remove it while the adhesive is hot.
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