Tips & Tricks: Handy Hinge Flue Spreader [January 2012]

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Tips and Tricks

Handy Hinge Glue Spreader: Many of today’s 3D foamie airplanes utilize contact adhesive as a hinge material. Spreading the glue can be a messy job. A single-edged razor blade makes an excellent spreading tool but sometimes it can be difficult to use in tight places.  By attaching a wooden clothespin to the razor blade, it’s easier to get into tight spots and create a nice clean hinge line.

Mark Crowley – Windsor,CA

For more Tips & Tricks check out page 22 of January’s issue of Model Airplane News.  Remember if you have any of your own Tips & Tricks of your own, you can send it to us to be featured in the magazine. Send a rough sketch and a brief description to

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