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Old Jan 08, 2013, 12:40 AM
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Pearl white, lime green and black would be....dare I say it..... "Super Deluxe"

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My tomboy daughter is rooting for pink (because it's so manly). I've got the red paint already.

Tom
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Old Jan 08, 2013, 12:44 AM
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My tomboy daughter is rooting for pink (because it's so manly). I've got the red paint already.

Tom
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I know Tamiya makes a sweet lime green!
Old Jan 08, 2013, 03:17 AM
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Bringing Up The Rear!


Dan and I bagged our wings at the shop on Saturday night and had two pairs of beauties on Sunday.

We used a single layer of 3.5 ounce glass. Dan used 14 mil mylars and I used 10 mil. I'll be using 14 mil. next time as it had no problems going around the corners and gave a flatter finish.

Finished weight on mine is 7.4 ounces (120 grams) per panel. Dan's was a few grams more if I recall.

The leading edge and trailing edge came out exceptionally well and the extra time spent on shaping the tips as flat as possible paid off as the mylars negotiated most of the curves and very little exposed basswood remains (we went very far!). A little drizzle of CA wicked at the edges was all it took to give us a smooth finish.

It will be a shame to sand the surface for the primer. But hey, this is not a woody!
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Old Jan 08, 2013, 04:17 AM
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Sweet!!
Old Jan 08, 2013, 08:37 AM
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Wow ! Nice !!!
Old Jan 08, 2013, 09:30 AM
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Very nice! That finish looks amazing! That pictue of Dan is a keeper, (aka unlimited photoshopping possibilities)
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Old Jan 08, 2013, 09:52 AM
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Really nice work!!
So smooth!!

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Old Jan 08, 2013, 11:45 AM
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^^^ Good thing that I wasn't drinking anything when I read that!
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Old Jan 08, 2013, 12:53 PM
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Rubio show us some progress on that Zephyr
Old Jan 08, 2013, 01:14 PM
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I haven't been working on the Zephyr.
My surf club (I'm vp) had a large event thus weekend. 350 competitors. I worked from 5am till dark both days
I did get up early and do some work on other builds though.
Last night I did my first ever panel lines.
I will work on the gear tonight and post some progress.

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But finally panel lined something.
Old Jan 08, 2013, 03:47 PM
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wow great job cant wait to see that one go.
Old Jan 08, 2013, 05:23 PM
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Looks great RRB, nice job!
Old Jan 08, 2013, 08:38 PM
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Results like that make me realize how much I really need to get with the program and learn how to bag something, other than groceries like my friend Rubio! Wow, amazing results, almost too nice to do anything to other than leave it alone!?

Killer results.

Rob
Old Jan 08, 2013, 09:22 PM
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First ever panel lines????? Fantastic job Rubio.....
Old Jan 08, 2013, 09:56 PM
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Wow you guys make me jealous with all that smooth hardwood! Great job rednecks!


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