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Old 04-19-2020, 08:02 PM
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There aren't that many folks like us that turn our own cones so I don't know how popular it would be. I could find uses for bulkheads, ullage motors, and other fiddly bits, along with turning smaller cones. I haven't glued blocks of balsa and turned them. Does it cause as much grief as turning glued chunks of foam? Just asking for others because I won't be making any national meets until I retire.


It causes much more grief than foam.

Foam has a consistent density. Balsa has way more differences In density even from opposite sides of the same piece of 3 wood.

Then there is the glue line.
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Old 04-19-2020, 11:01 PM
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Gordon - what kind of leftovers are we talking about here - blocks, sheets, small odds and ends?



! Sacrilege, Lee; sacrilege!


Wow! I havent seen one of the tubes with the screw eye in it in ages!
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Old 04-21-2020, 02:48 PM
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Gordy, PM me please.

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