[WWI] vac wings

Michael Kendix mkendix at hotmail.com
Sat Feb 10 07:05:04 EST 2007


Yes, the good thing about super glue is that if you drop the built kit just 
right, ... it becomes a kit again and you get to enjoy it all over again:).

Michael


>From: Ray B <fokkereiv at yahoo.ca>
>Reply-To: World War I Modeling Mailing List <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>To: World War I Modeling Mailing List <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>Subject: Re: [WWI] vac wings
>Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2007 21:50:29 -0500 (EST)
>
>I've had this happen many times. It wasnt until years later reading
>about super glue and how its really has problems with surfaces that
>take stress from different directions. The lightbulb went on I was
>sanding the ridges where the glue had been and squeezing them by
>holding the fuslage, this would cause the joint to crack. On Resin
>models I now use epoxy on those types of joins as well as superglue.
>
>On vacforms I do the same thing for wing joins etc. Its far stronger.
>
>imho the best vacforms are by Dynavector... Of course I've never
>built  any of there models I mean they would be the wrong scale and
>era's....... ;)
>
>Ray
>
>--- Tom Mason <tom.mason at charter.net> wrote:
>
> > Ivan,
> >
> > The models I did that had wing warp was done before the days of
> > superglue.
> > They warped a few years after they were built.
> > The only time I use superglue on plastic is when it mixed materials
> > such as
> > photo-etch to plastic. I cannot understand using superglue to build
> > a model,
> > it has no sheer strength. If you took the fuselage of a plane and
> > squeezed
> > next to the glued seam it would pop loose.
> >
> > T.O.M.
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Ivan Carlos Ruchesi" <ivruc at yahoo.com.ar>
> > To: "World War I Modeling Mailing List" <wwi at wwi-models.org>
> > Sent: Friday, February 09, 2007 9:16 AM
> > Subject: Re: [WWI] vac wings
> >
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > Tom Mason <tom.mason at charter.net> escribió:    >Since we are
> > discussing
> > > vac wings. Do any of you put a spar in the >wings? I
> > >>have used plastic in the past for a spar and the wing still
> > warped, >which
> > >>is
> > >>common in vac wings, at least in monoplanes. From now on I
> > >thought I
> > >>would
> > >>use brass tubing. I know that won't warp.
> > >
> > >>T.O.M.
> > >
> > >
> > >  Hi Tom,
> > >
> > >  I think plastic cements develop a strong pull efect over the
> > bonding
> > > surfaces that warps the wings, perhaps super glue can help
> > there...
> > >
> > >
> > >  Ivan
> > >
> > >
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> >
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