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Default RE: Do I need to use CA with carbon fiber strip?

I built two Midwest Extra 300S kits, and an Ohio RC 10-300 Ultimate, they all used the same flimsy truss/sheeted design I used 4-40 wire braces to stiffen up the tail section, adding the CF will help but it will still flex a lot, the wire bracing makes the horizontal much more solid while stiffing up the Vertical at the same time. If you're going to brace it (which I recommend) the CF is overkill

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