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From: "rustynail_snr" <rustynail_snr@...>
Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 7:31 AM
Subject: Re: Mica Film
Floppy disk media. The springs make good 'pull spring' controls material too. --- In BugHLG@yahoogroups.com, Mitch Eaves <mitch@...> wrote: > > Thanks for the reply. I'm assuming it was similar to tyvek but thinner. Is > this right? > > Does anyone else have an idea for hinges? > > Mitch > > On Aug 30, 2011, at 6:01 PM, "gldrgidr" <gldrgidr@...> wrote: > > > > Hello Mitch, > I wrote the original article on Micafilm hinging - > http://www.rcarticles.9f.com/. > A lot of what you see on the group site is at least 6 years old. > Unfortunately Coverite no longer makes Micafilm. It was available for many > years but fell out of favor three or four years back. > I still have a small quantity for myself to use for hinges, but the only > hope you have of getting some is RC flea markets or maybe a hobby shop that > has old stock. > If you are a member of an RC club, you might ask some of the older members. > One might have some in his old-covering bin. > I don't know what you could use as a replacement for hinges. > > John > > --- In BugHLG@yahoogroups.com, "Mitch Eaves" <mitch@> wrote: > > > > Hello Group, > > > > I'm a new member. I just build my first Bug. In fact this was my first > build up balsa model ever. It flies great. Thanks for the great instructions > listed in your file section. > > > > I used tape for the hinge line however after finding and reading the > artical on mica file hinging I would like to change it out. > > > > I've done lots of google searches on mica film but have been unable to > locate a source to purchase the material. Where and what should I look for > when purchasing? Thanks for the help in advance. > > > > Mitch > > > > > > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed] >