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wing attachment to fuselage

Old 12-21-2008, 09:47 AM
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I am a first time builder building a balsa glider. I have a one piece wing which i want to attach to the fuselage using rubber bands. Can you please tell me a good way to do this because i am drawing a blank. I have a hardwood dowel thay came with the kit. thanks.
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Old 12-21-2008, 10:14 AM
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you should have 2 dowels. one at the front of the wing saddle and one just behind. Usually they are mounted in the fuse parallel to the wing so you can run your rubber bands from front to back on both sides and also cross to form an "x" over the wing.
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Old 12-21-2008, 12:19 PM
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Like this. A friend of mine buys cheap bags of rubberbands and when he is done flying he just cuts them off. resolves the question of "how many times" and makes breakdown a cinch.
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