Steve drew - thanks for the excellent thread references. Really like the stretched Qtip tube swage method, but can only find paper shaft Qtips here. Going to try plastic stir stix - maybe even the double ones for a double swage.
davecww - I'm already at the point of possibly throwing the kit struts and just filling the wing slots. I am using prototype photos to get relative dimensions, but prototype strut dimensions would be helpful. Anybody have a ref drawing, dimensions or a reference/link?