Strut, piping, axle material

Discussion in 'Tips, Tutorials & Tools' started by cdavenport, Dec 24, 2007.

  1. cdavenport

    cdavenport Member

    Regular, old Q-Tip swabs, sans cotton ends are tigthly rolled, easily manipulated, and, with a bit of alcohol wetting, will easily bend without binding or crimping.

    Furthermore, they can be unrolled to obtain a smaller diameter. They will also form the core of a larger diameter cylinder.

    For those wiring radial engines, here is the perfect material to make collector rings in any scale! They will be great for exhaust stacks. I am sure you folks will think of many other uses.

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