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Old 03-30-2007, 02:37 PM
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Default Cover over Fiberglass center section

How do you cover over the wings fiberglassed center section and get a smooth appearance?
This is what I do and maybe someone can tell me where I am going wroong. I use Thin CA glue and completely go over the fiberglass, while pulling the fiberglass tight.
When Dried I lightly sand, and then cover.
But the final covering is rough.

Suggestions???
Old 03-30-2007, 02:44 PM
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Default RE: Cover over Fiberglass cener section

I would sand it some more. Also, I generally use brushable epoxy and glass cloth for this. It's easier for me to build up smooth and feather the edge. of course, for most stuff that I do, seeing a little fibergalss under the covering isn't the end of the world.
Old 03-30-2007, 02:55 PM
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Default RE: Cover over Fiberglass cener section

Check out the build thread that 8178 is doing on the classic pattern board. He really has a slick way of doing it althogh he is using epoxy.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_39...tm.htm#3973867.
I dont remember what page its on but you should look through the whole thread. There is some beautiful craftsmanship there.
I used CA one time for the center section and I wont do it again. I think you get better results with epoxy even though alot of kits say to use CA. Just my opinion

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