Skydiver
Okay now.. I have been frustrated enough by the paper cover.. The foam boards from Dollar Tree seem to cooperate .. The hardware store had the denatured alcohol and instead of diluting it, I used it straight on the board. A couple of minutes later the paper peeled right off without tearing.....
So the water soaking and diluting the alcohol didn't work.. The Adams readi-board is the stuff
I'll buy now. Easy to tell which way the grain runs too.. http://www.goadams.com
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homey666
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Okay now.. I have been frustrated enough by the paper cover.. The foam boards from Dollar Tree seem to cooperate .. The hardware store had the denatured alcohol and instead of diluting it, I used it straight on the board. A couple of minutes later the paper peeled right off without tearing.....
So the water soaking and diluting the alcohol didn't work.. The Adams readi-board is the stuff
I'll buy now. Easy to tell which way the grain runs too.. http://www.goadams.com

Something I've recently discovered is the black paper Adams foam board peels easy-peasy.

Peter
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bogusbandit56
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Okay now.. I have been frustrated enough by the paper cover.. The foam boards from Dollar Tree seem to cooperate .. The hardware store had the denatured alcohol and instead of diluting it, I used it straight on the board. A couple of minutes later the paper peeled right off without tearing.....
So the water soaking and diluting the alcohol didn't work.. The Adams readi-board is the stuff
I'll buy now. Easy to tell which way the grain runs too.. http://www.goadams.com

Your lucky, the UK foamboard is very heavy and I have to use an iron to peel the paper off and if I don`t get it just right I can melt the foam. Needless to say I don`t use it too much, but it is useful to make spars.
I did an experiment to see how water resistant it was by building a small trough and filling it with water. It survived for 72 hours before the hot glue joints collapsed due to water ingress.
It`s nice to see you back on the forum buddy
Wot, no Depron?
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SukhoiLover
I concur that the black foam board paper covering peels off much more easily. In fact, it can start to peel even when you DON'T want it to. I currently stick with white and spray paint (DRY!) or tape for color.
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Skydiver
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Your lucky, the UK foamboard is very heavy and I have to use an iron to peel the paper off and if I don`t get it just right I can melt the foam. Needless to say I don`t use it too much, but it is useful to make spars.
I did an experiment to see how water resistant it was by building a small trough and filling it with water. It survived for 72 hours before the hot glue joints collapsed due to water ingress.
It`s nice to see you back on the forum buddy

Thanks, I think I'll use the Elmer's for internal spars or for trying out build ideas. Also going to make permanent templates of the plans using tracing paper so the original plans aren't cut up to build..thereby
saving the cost of reprinting..
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Skydiver
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I concur that the black foam board paper covering peels off much more easily. In fact, it can start to peel even when you DON'T want it to. I currently stick with white and spray paint (DRY!) or tape for color.

Now I have to try the black stuff!
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bogusbandit56
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Thanks, I think I'll use the Elmer's for internal spars or for trying out build ideas. Also going to make permanent templates of the plans using tracing paper so the original plans aren't cut up to build..thereby
saving the cost of reprinting..

If you get some sellotape you can go over the outlines of the plans and when you cut out the plans on the foam you don`t tear the paper. Then all you need to do is collect the cut outs and put in a folder for use at a later date.
Wot, no Depron?
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Skydiver
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Something I've recently discovered is the black paper Adams foam board peels easy-peasy.

Peter

Hmm, now I have to get to DT to see if they have the black Readi-Board in stock.. The way the paper peels off,the white board, it saves me the cost of buying denatured alcohol.. I plan on using tracing paper to get the pieces, then transfer over to stiffer poster board, and have durable
templates for building without sacrificing the original Kinko's printed plans... Sure, it's an extra step, but only a one time thing....
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trying2fly
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Thanks, I think I'll use the Elmer's for internal spars or for trying out build ideas. Also going to make permanent templates of the plans using tracing paper so the original plans aren't cut up to build..thereby
saving the cost of reprinting..

Sky...a neat way is to use "card Stock"...cut out the pieces and you can use them over and over(just trace around the edges onto foam) chas Card stock from Walmart or anywhere is stronger, thicker, and stands up well with repeated tracings.
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Skydiver
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Sky...a neat way is to use "card Stock"...cut out the pieces and you can use them over and over(just trace around the edges onto foam) chas Card stock from Walmart or anywhere is stronger, thicker, and stands up well with repeated tracings.

Hmm, worth a look then a try. Just file e-mail away and yank them out when you want to build.
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Matt476
I can't get my paper to stay on. I don't know if my foam is older or what.
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