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Very Thin Ply
« on: November 14, 2016, 17:17:09 PM »
Hi can anyone suggest a source of 0.4mm (1/64) ply, or an alternative.  I need it to sheet the forward fuz of a small model so it needs to be a little bigger than 450 x130.

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Re: Very Thin Ply
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2016, 11:37:13 AM »
I buy it in Austria, in this store.
Shipping is cheap and I receive it in less than a week: :D

https://www.lindinger.at/en/more/building-material/wood/mbl-birken-sperrholz-0-4-300-1000mm

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Re: Very Thin Ply
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2016, 10:32:54 AM »
Thanks Manolo.  That looks like a good option so I've placed an order.  Lots of other interesting bits and pieces on their site too.

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Re: Very Thin Ply
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2016, 10:32:54 AM »

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Re: Very Thin Ply
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2016, 15:23:24 PM »
Hi Jim,

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If you only need a smallish bit, I have some at home! But looks like I am too late :(
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Re: Very Thin Ply
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2016, 22:27:34 PM »
Thanks Fred, but its on the way thanks to Manolo.  I've never used 0.4 ply before.  It must be almost transparent.

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Re: Very Thin Ply
« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2018, 10:25:10 AM »
Hi FF, I have only just joined this forum and am looking around at the various threads. I am interested in how you got on with you 1/64th ply? I have used it on the ailerons on a 1/4 scale Habiche I have been building for years now ?? Don't ask? It forms the leading adge of the ailerons and goes through an almost 90ยบ curve. I had to soak it and wrap it around a broom handle for a couple of days. It worked well and forms a very strong structure. One of there bright fine daze I will get around to it again.

The complete rear of the fuz is skinned wit 1/32nd ply and is a lot more difficult to bend! But I think that the most interesting (?) job was the one piece main spar in the 'gull wing'. It too had to be bent!
John.

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Re: Very Thin Ply
« Reply #6 on: April 02, 2018, 14:01:00 PM »
Hi Jonzjob and welcome. I got the ply from Lindinger and although it was packed quite well it did suffer some crush damage in the post. However, there was lots left for what I needed, sheeting the rear fuz on a small electric DH Dragon. Another long term project I'm afraid.