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From: "John Gospodarek" <John.Gospodarek@...>
Date: Tuesday, February 10, 2004 8:32 AM
Subject: Re: 1st Bug:Tail Boom + Covering Questions!!!
P.S. Try this link for CF tubes/spars. --- In BugHLG@yahoogroups.com, "John Gospodarek" <John.Gospodarek@i...> wrote: > Chris > > I have only used the standard CF boom but keep in mind that a > tapered boom can change the incidence of the tail. You just have to > make sure that is correct to the wing. As for covering I have used > Nelson's lite-film (sp) and would use it again. You can warp the > wings if you try; but that is not always a bad thing. You may want > to adjust your building lines or induce some wash-out at the tips to > prevent tip stalls. > > John > > > > > --- In BugHLG@yahoogroups.com, "theamazingnorad" > <theamazingnorad@h...> wrote: > > Hey guys. I am building my first Bug and have a few questions. > First > > off, I was told to use a Avia Kite Mfg. micro tapered boom....what > > the heck is that? Is that boom tapered from 3/16 to 1/8? Also > whats > > the best covering to use. I heard that oracover and ultracoat > light > > and stuff shrink too much and lead to warpage. Whats the best > stuff > > to use? Well, thanks for your help. > > > > Chris Fleming