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LyleM 06-30-2018 01:26 PM

What cleaner to use?
 
I'm about ready to fiberglass the windshield onto my -8. I have sanded the aluminum cowl and edge of the windshield with a coarse sand paper like Van's says. Now I need to clean it up before I start the fiberglass. Should I use only a strong shop vac with a brush, or should I also use lacquer thinner, or denatured alcohol, or #285 metal cleaner & conditioner, or something else? Thanks

Larco 06-30-2018 01:52 PM

Here are Vans instructions for the 14 which is basically the same procedure. DO NOT use MEK or Lacquer thinner on the PLEXI

http://vansaircraft.com/public/service-rv14.htm bottom of page


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