- Aug 22, 2019
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The directions are a “suggested method” to building aren’t they?
Grain direction is pretty important, and the word from those here who know better than I is that papering does not relieve one of that. I see three options:Maybe paper the fins and you will be ok?
Adhesive label papering does not add enough strength to compensate for grain direction. Glued papering of whatever sort adds much more strength.Grain direction is pretty important, and the word from those here who know better than I is that papering does not relieve one of that.
Heck, give her a pat on the back, a big "Atta' Girl", paint it and launch it! It will fly as is and then ... discuss the options for the future! We all started somewhere, made mistakes and eventually someone, somewhere revealed a better option to which we said "Wow, Kool"! Let her have her "Wow" moment!!