Fin Stabalization

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Fin Stabalization

Post by sciolynoob » February 18th, 2020, 6:30 pm

Our fins are really floppy right now, we are using standard packing tape. What are yall using?

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Re: Fin Stabalization

Post by CookiePie1 » February 18th, 2020, 7:10 pm

sciolynoob wrote:
February 18th, 2020, 6:30 pm
Our fins are really floppy right now, we are using standard packing tape. What are yall using?
duct tape all the way! except don't use too much
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Re: Fin Stabalization

Post by will0416 » February 18th, 2020, 7:10 pm

sciolynoob wrote:
February 18th, 2020, 6:30 pm
Our fins are really floppy right now, we are using standard packing tape. What are yall using?
same situation here. floppy fins seem fine as long as the ceiling is moderately high enough (>=~25), otherwise they don't do much.
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Re: Fin Stabalization

Post by NewFlyer20002 » February 19th, 2020, 5:16 am

4 mil Mylar stencil sheets work well. They are rather stiff and can handle the beating when the rocket crashes back to the ground. Alternatively, you can use the plastic sheet dividers and sandwich these between duck tape. We prefer the mylar sheets to get all fins the same shape, size and weight.

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