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Old Oct 17, 2012, 06:15 PM
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These flanges are 2 layers of 9 Oz cloth over the tool coat.
It works well. The flange is firm, but still somewhat moveable.


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Old Oct 17, 2012, 08:01 PM
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Still have some clay to clean, and my registration pads didn't release again, but all in all not bad for a disabled guy in his basement I suppose.






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Old Oct 19, 2012, 09:37 PM
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and now we wait...any and all laminating resin donations will be accepted with open arms and the greatest of gratitude at the following address...lol

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Old Oct 20, 2012, 03:44 PM
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many thanks to all of you that offered to move the project forward...and awwaaay we go...


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Old Oct 21, 2012, 03:46 PM
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If you drop by the shop for a coffee, I'll put you to work... lol
Next, the lower centre section will be cast separate from the remaining two leading edge sections.



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Old Nov 09, 2012, 08:24 PM
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For anyone interested in how to convert a foam scale model to composite really scale model then go here -->


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Old Nov 24, 2012, 08:32 PM
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Spent some time organizing my new work area and got a good jump on the next mould section today. The rest of the basement is clear and I hope to put some work stations along the walls to support kit production, should the project ever evolve that far.






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Old Nov 30, 2012, 09:17 PM
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Lower Wing Centre Section - Ready To Mould

Fear not my fine flying friends, we march ever closer….




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Old Dec 01, 2012, 01:03 AM
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High Wear Resistance Room Temp Surface Coat (150g)





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Old Dec 01, 2012, 08:11 AM
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looking forward to seeing this done... Great work
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Old Dec 01, 2012, 07:29 PM
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I like pictures - hopefully you do to...if not, close your eyes, right....now

Continuous Strand Surface Veil
6 Oz Tape
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Old Dec 01, 2012, 10:17 PM
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Old Dec 02, 2012, 03:17 AM
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I’ll let this set up overnight and tomorrow we’ll have just the leading edge sections to go.





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Old Dec 02, 2012, 08:28 PM
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Removed the clay and formers.
Next it's leading edge sections.
Got a hand flipping the mould - GTG again






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Old Dec 06, 2012, 11:30 PM
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hmmmm - is that a light at the end of the tunnel that I see ??

Note that I've overlapped the upper and lower sections to ensure that there is a guaranteed alignment along the leading edge. If you look even closer you might notice that the inboard overlap is on the upper section while the outboard overlap is on the lower section...if you look even closer you might also notice that the flanges have draft in two planes...if you look still closer you just get bug-eyed (like me)




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