[WWI] vac wings

iban ibancorp at TDS.net
Thu Feb 8 13:49:34 EST 2007


what thickness of plastic sheet are vacs usually made of?  or does it 
vary completely?

iban (asking vacuous questions, because he has a vacuum in his head 
regarding vacuform kits)

Douglas Anderson wrote:
> My experience with vac-form is 1/72. I left the lower wing as it looked thin enough. I have not built a 1/48 vac yet, so wouldn't bae able to tell you. I guess I might try and fill it out to give it more of a correct profile, probably with a filler.
>
> tracy hancock <atlporkchop at yahoo.com> wrote:  since the subject of vacs is being discussed...
> what are your feelings about the lower side of vac
> wings? Do most of you leave them as is or do you fill
> out the concave surface in some way? Any preferred
> methods?
> I'm somewhere in the middle, I like the representation
> of the thinness of the wing, but think it doesn't
> represent the proper profile of the actual
> construction of the wing.
> Does size matter? Would you leave it alone on a
> fighter or two seater but do some adjusting on a
> bomber wing?
> Curious to hear some opinions.
> cheers, tracy
>
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