Amos_Ler
Hi, I have tried to search for this answer, but it seems like everyone using 6mm Foam as recommended. but in my country, I went everywhere and they only sell 3mm, 5mm thickness depron foam but not 6mm.

I am wondering if 5mm foam will be ok to build the plane. Will it be too thin or brittle for the plane. I am currently working on the F18 V3 with the 5mm depron foam I bought

Or should I combine 2x3mm foam to make it 6mm. Is there anyway to stick the 2 foam together? I thought of using hot glue like adding the KF2, but I worried about the weight and how much glue to use. If I cut 2 3mm piece, will certain portion of the foam come off, Especially when the cut is not clean and the foam get reared off.

Do help and give any advice if possible.

Thanks
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Airforce101
you could use spray-on glue to stick 2 3mm sheets together, but I think using a single sheet of 5mm foam would be OK as well. Just make your slots (where parts slot into each other) 1mm narrower and you will be fine, especially when using KF2 pr KF4 to make the wings more rigid. You can also reinforce with extra carbon rods / bbq skewers, wich I think is a good idea anyway for your elevators (they won't have KF2/KF4 of course)
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Amos_Ler
Thanks Airforce 101 for the advice.

Cheers
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Airforce101
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Thanks Airforce 101 for the advice.

Cheers



No problem, have fun building!
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hanggar_mungil
i feel its OK.
i build two rc plane with 5mm depron, and used 3mm carbon rods.
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