[WWI] vac wings

Magnus Berggren carius at comhem.se
Fri Feb 9 11:49:43 EST 2007


Maybe it depends on what paint you are using? Some are a lot "hotter" than 
others.

/Magnus

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tom Mason" <tom.mason at charter.net>
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Sent: Friday, February 09, 2007 5:03 PM
Subject: Re: [WWI] vac wings


> Dennis,
>
> 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 
> single thickness.
> 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.
>
> T.O.M.
> ----- 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
>
>
>> T.O.M.,
>>
>>    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.
>>
>> Dennis
>>
>>
>> email:  djuggie(at)comcast(dot)net
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>> "Each modeler will rise to their own level
>> of masochism."
>>
>
> 



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