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RobbieB
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Tail booms.

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Anyone have any ideas re securing snakes down the inside of carbon tail booms?

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Cliff Evans
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I have used expanding foam in the past!

Martin G
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If you can get some piano wire down the snake you can use a magnet on the outside of the boom to hold the snake secure inside whilst your epoxy on it dries.

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RobbieB
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Thanks for those suggestions chaps, I'll give them some thought.

Both have some appeal.

SP250
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Stu Blanchard's Calypsos and the Optimus F5J fuselages I have just have a plug of blue foam (two holes for the snake outers) pushed halfway down the tapering fuz and secured at both ends.

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