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Old 09-27-2013, 04:52 PM
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What is a good cloth weight to use to make cowls with? I have some .56 cloth, and 4 ounce, and seeing some sales on other weights.
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You could put down a single layer of the .5 oz to keep from getting pin holes and then 2 layers of 4 oz. ! will usually put in some CF between layers where mounting screws go. I assume this is for your Chippy?
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Yep. Great thanks. I will get some CF. If all goes well I should have a nice cowl next week.
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What is CF?
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What is CF?
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Save some money.and work. Put down a layer of epoxy, let cure, then lay up glass. Never a pin hole.

I use 1 layer 4oz and 1 layer 6oz "E" glass. Carbon is not needed. On my Corsair I need nose weight, I lay it up with a 6oz and a 10oz. All "E" glass plain weave.

In fact if you have vibration issues, kevlar would be better at the location where it bolts on.

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