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06-18-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,045
Posted By wyowindworks

For those who are using USC 635: The medium...

For those who are using USC 635: The medium hardener really benefits from some elevated temperature curing. It's mandatory with the slow to get it perform well.
06-18-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,045
Posted By wyowindworks

Rudy, I never tried the 1980 and 2000 resins...

Rudy, I never tried the 1980 and 2000 resins because their manufacturer specs are lower (HDT, Flexural Modulus, and hardness) than the 2070 that I tested. I also played with their slower hardeners...
06-17-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,045
Posted By wyowindworks

I've done quite a bit of test with Resin Research...

I've done quite a bit of test with Resin Research Resins. Post curing does nothing to improve the properties. The low viscosity is great but the Tg (softness at elevated temps) is worse than most. ...
06-17-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,045
Posted By wyowindworks

I've done quite a bit of test with Resin Research...

I've done quite a bit of test with Resin Research Resins. Post curing does nothing to improve the resin. The low viscosity is great but the Tg (softness at elevated temps) is worse than most. MGS...
05-12-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,391
Posted By wyowindworks

I don't think aluminum makes it any stronger.

I don't think aluminum makes it any stronger.
04-08-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,863
Posted By wyowindworks

Teebox11, why poly on poly?

Teebox11, why poly on poly?
07-19-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,145
Posted By wyowindworks

What about mixing West Systems is a nightmare?

What about mixing West Systems is a nightmare?
07-01-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 15,335
Posted By wyowindworks

I recommend using some kind of fabric and liquid...

I recommend using some kind of fabric and liquid that soaks into fabric and turns hard.
03-26-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,349
Posted By wyowindworks

With polyesters resins you have finishing and...

With polyesters resins you have finishing and laminating variations. A finishing polyester resin has an added wax (or other chemical) that causes the resin to cure hard on the outside surface. ...
03-19-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,069
Posted By wyowindworks

I'm surprised the twisted panel held It's new...

I'm surprised the twisted panel held It's new shape. Usually those things spring back to the original shape once they get warm again. Good on ya for making it work!

Most polyesters have a higher...
03-13-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,069
Posted By wyowindworks

Epoxy will stick to polyester better than...

Epoxy will stick to polyester better than polyester sticks to polyester
10-06-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,330
Posted By wyowindworks

This is the process that I use for applying wood...

This is the process that I use for applying wood wing skins to foam cores. I made the videos quite a few years ago so the quality isn't spectacular. I really like the durability of 1/64 ply skins. ...
10-01-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By wyowindworks

The Windrider Bee is a great option for #2. What...

The Windrider Bee is a great option for #2. What size are you interested in for #1? 48", 60", 2 meter, larger?
09-30-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,330
Posted By wyowindworks

I shape all my foam templates in plywood first. ...

I shape all my foam templates in plywood first. I then use the plywood shape and a router/template bit to cut them in counter-top laminate material using the process that similar to the below video....
07-11-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,611
Posted By wyowindworks

RE: painting mold before layup

I really like using an IMC (in mold coating), PITM (paint in the mold), or what your want to call it. If the mold surface is excellent and the seaming edges of the molds are tight then the labor...
06-05-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,306
Posted By wyowindworks

RE: Wanted Phil Barnes Vacuum Bagging DVDs

http://home.paonline.com/hayman/PAGE2.htm
04-20-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By wyowindworks

RE: Handlaunch desgin question

First off, the modern hand launch glider is not landed, but rather it's caught. The balanced vertical stabilizer allows the airframe to be built for maximum stiffness for least amount of weight. It's...
04-16-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,550
Posted By wyowindworks

RE: BEST RC STORE FOR GLIDERS

Soaring USA - soaringusa.com.  They are located in Corvina, CA right in the LA area.
04-14-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By wyowindworks

RE: Paint in Composite Wing Hinge lines..how to remove??

dbsonic has got it right.  Clean it out with a triangle file.
03-27-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,035
Posted By wyowindworks

RE: Favorite resin for glassing?

The original starter of this thread (vertical grimmace) stated:

1) In post #1 he wanted recommendations from people for resins that they like to use when glassing balsa surfaces with .75 ounce...
03-27-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,035
Posted By wyowindworks

RE: Favorite resin for glassing?

It won't do this: https://vimeo.com/8356047
03-26-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,035
Posted By wyowindworks

RE: Favorite resin for glassing?

Because dope and talc won't do this: https://vimeo.com/8356047 :D
03-25-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,913
Posted By wyowindworks

RE: Micro sloping

Longsoar, the backside of the right shaped hill is the funnest place to fly. You can go much faster. :D Do a little search for dynamic soaring. Bigger gliders on big hills are going over 400 mph by...
03-07-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,312
Posted By wyowindworks

RE: Who said that slope soaring was boring?

These videos set the record for the most propellers ever seen at a slope site.  :D
02-28-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,077
Posted By wyowindworks

RE: Klass Kote paint issues

You have to sit on it for an hour?
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