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Old 03-19-2013, 05:24 AM   #668 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Sneeky_Pete View Post
Hey everyone,

I've made a few paper canopies now, and they've all succumbed to the same fate. The canopy post holes tear. Apart from not crashing, how do you guys battle this issue? Reinforce the holes somehow?

Cheers,

Pete
You could try my canopy pin mod: Cut all four posts in 1/2, then re-join with heatshrink. That makes them flexible (will never break at the root).

Plus reinforce the inside of the canopy around the hole with fibregrass tape, then punch a hole.
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