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Old 02-08-2006, 10:56 PM
spingears spingears is offline
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Originally Posted by Jayrot
Here's the background. I build and fly a lot of model airplanes and we often balance them with a piece of lead in the nose. Lead is used, I think, because it's heavy and can be melted down easily and shaped.
Any suggestions?
I'd stick with lead, It's economical, easily shaped, cut, etc.

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