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May 09, 2017, 10:56 PM
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The Beams will be bonded to the hull and the Bulkheads with an Structural Epoxy made for Composites. Expensive but worth it.
Way harder than the Resin, I used it to glue the Bulkheads into the hulls.
Product: Fibre Glast 1101 adheasive.
Great stuff - but way expensive - Nice to work with. In 20 min you better like the position of everything because it is never going to come apart!
No Bolts or screws!

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May 10, 2017, 08:32 AM
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Thanks John, for the information.

Was wondering if you were going to make it able to be disassembled for travel or storage. Just starting to fool with my own 2 meter and weighing rigid platform vs. a bunch of pieces to assemble. Time to research before decision. Thanks for the link.

Jul 13, 2017, 02:17 PM
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Cross Beams

So I had to toss my first attempt at the Cross Beams. They became to heavy with the use of Duratec and Foam. 2 1/4 lbs for the front cross beam.
Starting over with a Balsa framework to form the front edge of the front and rear cross beams. This Balsa will be the Male mold for the Carbon Wrap/vacuum bag.
Will post some photos at the end of the weekend.

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Sep 13, 2017, 06:36 AM
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My new Wing

Here is my new wing of my AC40 on foils!
Sep 13, 2017, 08:14 AM
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great job! videos next?

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