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Old 03-15-2022, 12:29 PM
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Hello,
I have been building my 1/4 scale Vampire on and off
for a few years now. "New 1/4 scale build started" on RCU.
Well I bought a lot of things for it over the years.
I recently found I bought the drop tanks for it ( totally forgot I did) LOL. Well any way it is ready for paint, My question is ,
Is it worth opening of the wing to add the hard points or just move on. Please give me your opinions
Till Next Time
Jerry B



Old 03-15-2022, 12:51 PM
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Open the wing and do the hard points now. It’s less hassle than finding you want to add them later!

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Ditto what he said!
Old 03-15-2022, 03:34 PM
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I don't think you have to necessarily "open the wing".

You can insert a dowel and use that as a hard point. I've done that a few times with jets.

Make a hole in the bottom of the wing that just clears the dowel, hysol the dowel to the top of the wing and the bottom of the wing and voila! Done!
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Old 03-26-2022, 12:32 PM
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Originally Posted by jerrybern View Post
Hello,
I have been building my 1/4 scale Vampire on and off
for a few years now. "New 1/4 scale build started" on RCU.
Well I bought a lot of things for it over the years.
I recently found I bought the drop tanks for it ( totally forgot I did) LOL. Well any way it is ready for paint, My question is ,
Is it worth opening of the wing to add the hard points or just move on. Please give me your opinions
Till Next Time
Jerry B
Thanks to everybody who replied, I went a head and added them, I am glad I did !



I think the added to the over all looks.

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