19th February 2009, 12:20 AM
WORLD WIDE WEB — Ken Allen of Performance Hobbies is now offering carbon fiber and fiberglass reinforced phenolic and kraft cardboard airframe tubes in a variety of sizes. Allen is using two wraps of six ounce cloth, finishing the exterior to a smooth, ready to prime surface. He is using both kraft cardboard and phenolic tubing, available in sizes that will fit industry standard nosecones, with cardboard tubes from 4 inches to 9.25 inches, while the phenolic tubes come in sizes from 4 inches to 11.67 inches. Orders are filled in two weeks turn around. Allen also specified he would be making custom transitions and boattails as well, with a four week turn around time.