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Discussion in 'Finishing Techniques' started by planecrazzzy, Jan 3, 2004.

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  1. Jan 3, 2004 #1

    planecrazzzy

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    Wing design layed out with Laser

    Because the wing surfaces are so curved and between the ribs the fabric is so scalloped. I found that the best way to lay-out the lines in my design, was to make a couple of measured marks...Dim the lights...
    and with the chalk-line attachment ...line up the beam with my measured marks and make tiny pencil marks along the one side of the beam for the masking tape....
    My Laser is by "LASER MARK" I bought it throgh SEARS about 4 yrs ago....I paid over 400 buck for it and it's different attachments....
    Now you can buy a laser w/chalkline at SEARS for only 40 bucks....
    A laser is a COOL TOOL , as long as you get a good one...
    Be sure to get one that takes REGULAR batteries , not those little expensive button batteries...

    Oh, My design on this wing was one I originaly put on a R/C plane back in 1992. When I started my homebuilt I knew that I was going to paint the same design...
    Their's more pictures of the wings in the Photo Gallery.
     
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  2. Jan 3, 2004 #2

    planecrazzzy

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    Wing design layed out with Laser

    Planecrazzzy's Wings
     
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  3. Jan 4, 2004 #3

    Jman

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    Thanks for the tip Planecrazzzy. That's a pretty ambitious scheme you've got going on. Very professional looking.

    Jake
     

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