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Please help with repairing a foamie!

Old 07-21-2023, 07:03 AM
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Default Please help with repairing a foamie!

Hi Guys

Yesterday a friend of mine stalled his Big Foot at take off and crashed head on. Pictures attached.

How to repair it? I rebuilt my scratch built planes after crashes but his plane is a kit and I don't think it can be accurately rebuilt. I guess the nose can be fixed. I've heard about using hot water but never tried it.

Thanks




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Default Some help maybe

Ive also heard of hot water working Id think you would need to break it down to the main body remove the nose and Id think hot water submerge it or try the nose itself first to see if it comes back to shape. Be interested to know how it goes, Im just getting back into RC and have Ranger 1220 no clubs close to me so Im learning everything on my own. Wish you luck hope to hear how this goes too, I do know they sell the parts separately if the water doesnt go well. I think for mine the main is like $60 and the nose is around $15

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