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name of foam type??

Old 06-03-2006, 07:24 PM
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Horizon has a hydro the boat is made out of some kind of foam about 1/8 inch thick. It's the one that flys off water. The foam is solid very light and strong. Would make great wings for some park flyers . Any one know what it is called????????
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Default RE: name of foam type??

jetranger-RCU,

I think what you're referring to is called Depron foam. A number of foamie 3D ARFs are made out of it. You can also go to Lowe's or a similar store and get the blue fanfold insulation foam and use it.

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EDIT: Some other possibilities are EPP (Extruded PolyPropylene?) or maybe EPS (Extruded PolyStyrene?).

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