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Old 02-27-2012, 01:28 PM
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Or strengthen with thin CA glue?
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Old 02-27-2012, 04:11 PM
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FWIW...

Look very carefully at the fins from #3, and you should recognize them. Or at least, you have seen the shape used in other designs, twice...

...And not by "Brand C", either...

I was thinking the same thing. Asteroid Explorer and Alien Space Probe would be my guesses.
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Old 02-27-2012, 08:03 PM
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Or cut the fins as two pieces glued together such that the grain lines are optimal in both directions.

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First thought when I saw the catalog image was those trailing tips of the fins are going to break off along the grain line even with the end of the airframe.

That's how I would approach it too ..... remove that small area and cut a small piece from fin stock for that tip section and turn it so the grain faces the other direction.

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