Introduction: Foam Plate Plane

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Are you tired of buying overpriced parts for your rc plane? Well this is for you I have saved over $50 with this plan

Step 1: Get the Materials

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You need the following things, 1. Old styrofoam plate 2. Old airplane part 3. Hot glue You also need siscors

Step 2: Get a Templet of the Part

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Tape up the old part as best you can or just design a new one

Step 3: Start Drawing

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Trace or draw the part on the plate make sure you draw where the hinges are

Step 4: Cut Out

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Cut out the part be carful don't cut where the hinges go

Step 5: Make Hinges

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To make the hinges just run it over with a pincle a couple of times to push in the styrofoam but don't go all the way through and then test it

Step 6: Add Control Horn and Wheel

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Mark where the control horns go and the wheel and install just like you usually do

Step 7: Install

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Mine was a perfict fit but if yours is to thin you might have to ca some plates together to get it right but install like normal and go fly

Comments

backflip11 (author)2013-06-10

Ya it did mine

SlickSqueegie (author)2013-06-10

Nice fix... I think ca glue would melt Styrofoam.

go hoosiers (author)2013-05-12

Dylan get a life this is jacob

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