Working with Depron

Repairing Dents

"Repairing Dents in Depron"  ...when you fly into something that has more mass and/or much harder than your foamie and your plane loses the battle. Here is a trick that I use... Turn on a household iron or your Monokote iron, at full temp, and with a very damp paper towel folded in quarters, you can steam dents and compression marks out of your foamie. Depron can be heated up to about 200 degrees before it starts getting soft, dents steam Read More...

Warped Depron

“Warped Depron”   Over the last couple years Depron has been coming in with a slight cup to it. The 3mm and 6mm sheets are workable, but lately the 9mm has more cupping than some customers like. The manufacture pretty much says “Take it or leave it”, being that it comes from Germany and there is no other source in the USA, I’m stuck with what I get. Below are a few steps that will allow you to get it flat Read More...

Beveling Depron

  For extreme 3D we suggest 40 degrees on both surfaces. With casual flying all that is needed is 40 degrees on one surface and 10 on the other and it doesn't matter which surface gets the different angles. All of the surfaces are top hinged with Blenderm tape, cut your bevels with a new blade, slide the two halves together and tape Next, fold the surfaces back onto each other and tape the exposed beveled edges on the bottom, Read More...