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Spotz2 front foil removal

Postby Foilmad » Mon Sep 07, 2015 1:06 am

Anyone know a safe way to remove the front foil from the fuselage on a Spotz2.?It's rather stuck in there. (And yes the set screw is removed). :D getting ready to travel.

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Re: Spotz2 front foil removal

Postby cglazier » Mon Sep 07, 2015 1:59 am

Put a block of soft wood against the trailing edge of the front wing and then hammer on it with something heavy like a hammer. The wood should distribute the blow over a wide enough surface to avoid damage.

Of course you may have to do this alternately to one side of the wing and then the other.

Incidentally, the set screw should be screwed in rather than out to allow removal.. not usually a big deal but it sometimes can cause damage if you try to screw it out.
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Re: Spotz2 front foil removal

Postby Foilmad » Mon Sep 07, 2015 3:44 pm

Thx CG I'll give that a try, good point on the set screw I'm liable to lose it anyway lol.

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Re: Spotz2 front foil removal

Postby lieutenantglorp » Tue Sep 08, 2015 7:45 pm

I just sit on the floor holding the foil at the bottom of the mast with my feet against the trailing edge of the wing (wrap the wing in a towel). Brace the wing against your feet and with one quick pull, it's out.

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Re: Spotz2 front foil removal

Postby ktouhey » Wed Sep 09, 2015 4:29 am

hold the front wing. bang the front of the mast with a rubber mallet.

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