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From: "John Godwin" <johng@...>
Date: Friday, January 19, 2007 4:01 AM
Subject: Re: Cross Tail Dimensions
I think you may find that a 1/8" c/f tube is too stiff to follow the l/e contour as well. Even a wooden dowel needs to be carefully bent. John --- In BugHLG@yahoogroups.com, "John" <gldrgidr@...> wrote: > > A 1/8" dowel is lighter than a similar size cf tube and the dowel is > plenty strong enough and bumb resistant and cheaper too. The 1/8" > diameter provides a good leading edge radius for the airfoil. > John > >