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10-07-2016, 08:34 AM
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Posted By ezbrit

Hi Myles, Best thing to use to...

Hi Myles,
Best thing to use to cut carbon is the small diamond cut off wheels that are available at Harbour freight and other places. They come in packs of 5 with a 1/8" Dremel...
03-18-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,783
Posted By ezbrit

Wow, Really Bob? This is what I was trying to...

Wow, Really Bob? This is what I was trying to avoid by saying that you go do what you do and I'll go do what I do. Obviously we weren't going to see eye to eye on this, but for you to question my...
03-17-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,783
Posted By ezbrit

Hi Bob, Tg and CTE are not related....

Hi Bob,
Tg and CTE are not related. CTE measures the expansion of a material as the temperature increases. Tof G or Tg (Glass Transition) is the measurement of strength as the...
03-14-2014, 06:26 PM
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Views: 2,783
Posted By ezbrit

Hi Bob and Ed, Bob, your are correct in...

Hi Bob and Ed,

Bob, your are correct in your assumption that I'm using 'old school boat building methods' and that is because the subject fuselage we are discussing has been produced using 'old...
03-13-2014, 06:21 PM
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Views: 14,893
Posted By ezbrit

The reason for the double props on the Lazair was...

The reason for the double props on the Lazair was one of economics. The original Lazair was powered with twin 5.5hp chainsaw motors swinging a single prop each. The propellers had to be custom made...
03-13-2014, 04:44 PM
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Views: 2,783
Posted By ezbrit

Within the composite industry, putting a epoxy...

Within the composite industry, putting a epoxy layup over a polyester layup is a definite no no for the reasons I have stated above. Even when we have to bond two polyester parts together, we use...
03-12-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,783
Posted By ezbrit

Hi Ed, I'm in complete agreement with you with...

Hi Ed, I'm in complete agreement with you with the health and environmental issues of polyester and vinylester resins. The problem of laying up an expoxy laminate over a polyester one is two fold....
03-05-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,263
Posted By ezbrit

Your welcome. Let me know if I can be of help. ...

Your welcome. Let me know if I can be of help.

Ian
03-05-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,783
Posted By ezbrit

Since its a polyester resin fuselage, you should...

Since its a polyester resin fuselage, you should really use a polyester resin to apply extra layers as this will provide the best results.
03-05-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,263
Posted By ezbrit

I have been reading this thread with interest and...

I have been reading this thread with interest and I would like to add a few things.

Firstly, I have used end grain balsa with fiberglass or carbon skins for fuselage formers to very good effect....
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Posted By ezbrit

RE: Careers? what do you all do for work?

Composite fabricator / fitter. Build race cars for a living although we are now starting to take on military and aircraft contracts as well.
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