RC Warbirds and Warplanes Discuss rc warbirds and warplanes in this forum.

Midwest AT-6 Overhaul

Reply

Old 12-19-2016, 11:55 PM
  #101  
Chad Veich
My Feedback: (60)
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Litchfield Park, AZ
Posts: 7,511
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default

Originally Posted by smkrcflyer View Post
I'm assuming the sealer can't be water base or it could cause warping?
Correct
Chad Veich is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 12-20-2016, 06:50 AM
  #102  
pacoflyer
My Feedback: (23)
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: east amherst , NY
Posts: 562
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default

I have also used "Final Net" hairspray which is lacquer based I believe.
It does a nice job of sealing the wood prior to glassing, is easy and quick.

paul
pacoflyer is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 03-09-2018, 08:12 AM
  #103  
smkrcflyer
Thread Starter
 
smkrcflyer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Hamburg, PA
Posts: 943
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default

The fiberglassing of the wing went well. It was much easier then plastic covering. The fiberglass conformed to the surface much more then I through it would. After I put the primer on I noticed some low spots that Ill need to fill before the next coat of paint goes on. What do you guys use for filler over fiberglass?
Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_2247.JPG
Views:	9
Size:	1.55 MB
ID:	2258634   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_2252.JPG
Views:	9
Size:	1.47 MB
ID:	2258635   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_2250.JPG
Views:	10
Size:	1.61 MB
ID:	2258636   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_2255.JPG
Views:	9
Size:	2.07 MB
ID:	2258637  
smkrcflyer is online now  
Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2018, 05:50 AM
  #104  
pacoflyer
My Feedback: (23)
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: east amherst , NY
Posts: 562
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default

smk,
You might try the Evercoat line of fillers.
They are easy to use , dry pretty quickly and sand very smooth..
You can find them at most auto parts stores.

paul
pacoflyer is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2018, 11:53 AM
  #105  
Chad Veich
My Feedback: (60)
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Litchfield Park, AZ
Posts: 7,511
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default

The best filler I've come across is a simple mixture of Acetone and glazing putty (I like the Bondo brand stuff). It fills like a good high-build primer, sands even easier, and is much cheaper. A couple of coats of that sanded off, and then one or maybe two coats of filler-primer and usually more than enough to get a glass smooth surface.
Chad Veich is offline  
Reply With Quote

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy