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Old 01-13-2021, 03:00 PM
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George, the fin control surfaces have a little trapezoidal extension on the tips. Have you read what they were for during your scale research?

I do not know what those were for, but they were not there when it flew, some some sort of pre-flight stuff (The trailing edge was recessed, so possibly to help prevent damage at the tips in handling - speculation). You can see they are not on the fin tips in this launch photo of the same flight, A-004.

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Old 01-21-2021, 05:03 PM
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Just purchased a LJ II from Bryce Aerospace.
Was looking for suggestion for the aluminum lower ribbed roll? Bare metal foil? Chrome spray paint?

Looking for recommendations, suggestions

https://airandspace.si.edu/collecti...sm_A19930712000

On some Dr. Zooch ant scale models Wes simulated the body corrugations with Dura-Lar streamer material.
For this small of a model you would have to cut around the fin roots. Might be easiest if you apply in sections. Then spray adhesive on the back. Myself, I would just paint the section silver and be done with it. Don't know how ambitious you are for getting a scale look.
Second pic shows it on the bottom section of a DZ Merc. Atlas.
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