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Old 03-02-2017, 10:49 AM
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Default How Many Layers?

...of glass are you using? Thanks
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Old 03-02-2017, 06:13 PM
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Default 8oz BiAxial

I used 4 ply
Empennage - 95%
Wings - 95%
Fuse - 95%
Finish Kit - 95%
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Old 03-03-2017, 08:06 AM
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Beautiful work Jared. Did you have any trouble removing adhesive from fuselage after skirt layup? Did you use any mold release on the Dacron before layup? Thanks

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Old 03-04-2017, 08:19 PM
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The fuselage has a layer of clear packing tape applied that allows the cured layup to separate quite easily. This was applied first and then the dacron which had a brush coat of liquid mold release applied prior to layup which consisted of 4 layers of 8.5 oz E-Glass cloth.

Clear packing tape is your best friend for mold release where applicable and clean-up is effortless.
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