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Old 08-07-2007, 07:29 AM
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Default RE: How to?: Homemade floats for a .40 size hobbico superstar

Any foam is useable and there's no need to go for extremely dense foam. The real purpose of the foam is for a lightweight structure for the balsa sheeting so that the floats have rigidity as per the Chuck Cunningham instructions I posted previously. With the foam and balsa combination there's no need for any braces or fiberglass (which adds weight). The only thing that is needed other than the foam and balsa is the plywood spine for added lengthwise rigidity and for mounting the music wire gear struts.