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Old Jan 02, 2014, 03:23 PM
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Fuel proof and fiberglass

I have a (wait for it wait for it) ARF and before i assemble it i would like to fuel proof and add a little bit of fiberglass cloth to the inside of the firewall area. My question is do i do the fiberglass first and then the fuelproofing or the other way around or are these two things not a good mix?
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Old Jan 03, 2014, 01:40 AM
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I would probably brush some epoxy in the areas likely to get oily then if you want to further reinforce the area laminate some fiberglass ontop. Best to use a thin laminating epoxy for better penetration into the wood. Although standard 30min epoxy will work okay.
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Old Jan 04, 2014, 04:12 PM
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Epoxy is fuel proof. You don't need to use fuel proofing over fiberglass.
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Old Jan 05, 2014, 11:26 AM
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Yep, stick on your glass with epoxy or polyester, and your done. Sand it a bit to get the fuzzies off if you want.
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