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Need help repairing a bulged nose

#1
Hi! I just did my first succesful flights with my AXN Floater Jet. It's an awesome plane! However, on my fourth flight, I did a dumb thumb and nose-dived the plane from about 5 meters up on takeoff. The nose bulged out due to the pressure and has cracked slightly down the side.

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Anyone have any ideas on how I could repair this? As you can see I have already put some pins in the crack and it has helped.
Thanks!
 
#2
With a couple of my EPP models I used tooth picks and some Foam safe CA glue to mend a broken nose. Others may have a better way, but that worked for me. I have also used hot glue with good results.
 

nibnobsam

I like big leccy planes
Mentor
#3
If you dip the nose in warm water it should expand the individual balls, then you use a spoon to flatten them down again and it should be the same shape as before, then use thin cyano to glue it back together
 
#4
Hot glue, then after that hot glue, then just to top it off a little bit of hot glue. After that you can add some carbon fiber rod to strengthen it up.

Last Friday I was fling my AXN and the elevator servo failed and the plane nose dives, IT killed my rubber servo on impact. I went trough 1 1/2 sticks of hot glue and two 20cm lengths of 3mm carbon rod on either side to rebuild the nose then rebuilt a canopy out of Gaff tape and zip ties.

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colorex

Rotor Riot!
Mentor
#5
Well, I had some slight mishaping on the Bixler going on, so the canopy wouldn't fit, I just filled the crack with UHU Por and then held it back in position with tape. I left it overnight, it was still kind of bent up, so I just stretched it back down while doing the tape mod. (covering the fuselage with tape)