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Weight for Sheeting a Wing

Old 11-26-2018, 06:09 AM
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Default Weight for Sheeting a Wing

I have a Cadence kit that I'm about to start the build on. The last time I sheeted a wing was on a 39% Dalton Extra 300 where I believe I stacked around 400 lbs. of weight on the wing panels if I remember correctly.

How much weight would be good for sheeting the wings on the Cadence when using polyurethane glue?
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I used 150 pounds, and it worked just fine.
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Vacuum bagging is an option also. You only need enough weight to make sure everything is bedded properly then the vacuum takes over. 5 inches of vacuum is all you need so you don't need a super expensive setup. I heard some will use a modified air pump for a fish tank.


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