Question about materials

Discussion in 'IRCWCC' started by MasterDeepFog, Apr 11, 2019.

  1. MasterDeepFog

    MasterDeepFog Member

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    So I have a question for all I’m currently gathering up my raw materials (aka balsa wood / Silkspan/ adhesives / paints) and I’m running into a bit of a snag when I comes to Silkspan and balsa wood as I cant find any good balsa locally and have been reading mixed reviews about a few places online as well as should I just order Silkspan from BC or is there a better way to get that as well? Thanks for any advice given and I will post pictures soon of the (Italian spaghetti) lol thanks for the nickname Will
     
  2. ZARUBA1987

    ZARUBA1987 Active Member

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    B/C has quality balsa and silk span.
     
  3. warspiteIRC

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    DO NOT USE MID-WESTERN!!!
     
  4. Kevin P.

    Kevin P. Well-Known Member

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    Just go with BC for silkspan and balsa.

    I didn’t take a good look inside the boat, but you should try to get the inside stuff working first (drive, rudder, electronics, guns), then put the sides on towards the end. That’s what I would suggest from a part ordering perspective. That will also require some ordering from BC
     
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  5. MasterDeepFog

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    Thank you all for the help I’m going to begin getting the internal items shortly
     
  6. bsgkid117

    bsgkid117 Well-Known Member

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    Yes agreed with Kevin. Internals first. Drive, Rudder, Pump, Guns. You want it to be 100% operational on the bench, then worry about floating it. This includes the breadstick ovens and parmesan cheese graters, no italian ship is seaworthy without them.
     
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  7. KeriMorgret

    KeriMorgret Facilitator RCWC Staff Vendor

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    We (Strike Models) have lots of silkspan available.
     
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