In the crash, the servo connectors going into the receiver were broken, so I found a couple of old servo extension leads, cut the wires and spliced them onto the existing servo leads.
This proved to be more difficult than I anticipated as my soldering iron decided it didn't want to work properly. I think the thermostat has gone. So I'll be down to Maplins on Saturday to buy a new one.
So back to the covering.
The underside was done in Hobby King iron on shrink film, which I already had, and the top was done in Easycover shrink film.
The HK film seems thicker and able to take higher temperatures. The yellow Easycover went on fine but you could see the GF tape underneath through it.
But this is a cheap foamie model and I wasn't about to use something expensive, such as Oracover on it. This'll do for my purposes.
So now I just have the fin to recover, fit the electrics and connect the elevons to the servos and add a little wing decoration and I'm all done. So it should be ready to fly next weekend.
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