CA hinge removal

What is the best way to remove a rudder attached by ca hinges in order to use the rudder on a different plane? Jerry

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First, cut the hinge in half at the line. Use a #11 blade to slice into the balsa on each side of the hinge leaf. After doing this, you should be able to pull the hinge out with needle nose pliers. Use a slice of balsa to fill the resulting gap. The rudder will be as good as new.

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I just yanked dem sombitches out with a pair of my suprise it didn't destroy the rudder, just took a little wood with it when it finally gave.


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