Go Back  RCU Forums > RC Airplanes > Questions and Answers
Reload this Page >

flat spot on tire-plane stand

Notices
Questions and Answers If you have general RC questions or answers discuss it here.

flat spot on tire-plane stand

Old 09-19-2010, 10:33 PM
  #1  
tazzzz
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: wilmington, NC
Posts: 706
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Default flat spot on tire-plane stand

Ive got flat spots on my foam tires,,,,whats the best way to get them out? Also am looking for a portable stand for my planes to bring to the field to attach wings etc. something collapsible and light weight if possible>


Thanks in advance

TAZZZZ[sm=75_75.gif]
Old 09-20-2010, 08:09 AM
  #2  
JohnBuckner
My Feedback: (1)
 
JohnBuckner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Kingman, AZ
Posts: 10,441
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: flat spot on tire-plane stand

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXES02&P=7

Over the years for an assembly and/or a bench stand I,ve tried many different types homemade and commercial as well as mounted types on field boxes but I keep coming back to these.

I am a gympy guy who works out of a wheelchair so I always assemble at a bench or spool table and if I am somewhere without tables I bring my own, this simple foam thing is just the best for me. The veticals pop out and it carries flat.

John
Old 09-20-2010, 11:41 AM
  #3  
Lnewqban
 
Lnewqban's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: South Florida
Posts: 4,056
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: flat spot on tire-plane stand

May be the foam will reshape by itself if you hang the plane for a while, not sure though.

Don't leave your planes on the wheels, I store mine vertically, nose down or up doesn't matter.

The one pointed by John is a good and light stand.

Some people build theirs themselves:

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_98...tm.htm#9884345
Old 09-20-2010, 11:51 AM
  #4  
David Bathe
 
David Bathe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Oslo, NORWAY
Posts: 1,242
Likes: 0
Received 2 Likes on 2 Posts
Default RE: flat spot on tire-plane stand

For sure they reshape back to normal.
Just take the pressure off and give 'em some time.
I moved a 5kg plane of the bench this weekend... it had sat there for almost one year and the foam was down to the hub. 
Looking normal today.

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.