Type of plastic suggestion needed.

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Jamesfett

Sr Member
Okay I need some help from the experts.

I am starting on trying to fix my 4' Excelsior model. There is no way I can do what Vidar 710 has done but I want to make some improvements.

As you can see below in page 3 it's a lot of cutting a lot of plastic sheeting. A lot!!!



Does anyone have a recommendation on a type of plastic that would be easy to cut but hold up well for this model.

I have had softer/easier plastic to cut and some that is much harder but I don't know what type they are.

Thanks
 

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Duncanator

Sr Member
It looks like styrene was used in the link.

That's what I would suggest too. It's commonly available on many thicknesses, and Evergreen makes lots of strips, rods, etc... as well as textured sheets.
 

TazMan2000

Master Member
Even though styrene is a soft plastic, it can be quite strong when built up in layers. However I would recommend using some sort of metal armature for supporting the nacelles.

TazMan2000
 

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