[WWI] vac wings
tom.mason at charter.net
Fri Feb 9 11:03:56 EST 2007
The two vacs the wing warped where an Airframe Fokker E.V/D.VIII and an
Airmodel Messerschmidt Me. 264 four engined bomber. Neither of these are
I remember when vacuforms first came out there was a good number of articles
in magazines about wing warpage due to the type of plastic used. I can see
it not happening to Rareplane kits as there plastic seem quite rigid almost
like injection molded plastic.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dennis Ugulano" <djuggie at comcast.net>
To: "World War I Modeling Mailing List" <wwi at wwi-models.org>
Sent: Friday, February 09, 2007 12:07 AM
Subject: Re: [WWI] vac wings
> I have never added a spar to any of my wings and have never had any
> warpage. My oldest single thickness vac is the Rareplanes Gotha and the
> wings are as straight as the day I built them. It is at least 20 years
> old. Same for my monoplanes. No warpage.
> email: djuggie(at)comcast(dot)net
> Page Revised 7/8/2006
> "Each modeler will rise to their own level
> of masochism."
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