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Old 11-04-2010, 08:57 PM   #270 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Varn View Post
....I use a micro substitute for the big ripples, it weighs a lot less than bondo.....
Hi Varn,

Have you noticed that the micro material is more susceptible to "denting" or localized pressure sensitivity?

I wonder that if the micro substitute is lighter than Bondo that it might as be more fragile to normal abuse.

The motorcycle fairing got dented many years ago when sitting along side one of the buildings at work. The day was a typical hot one in the summer and the asphalt got soft, allowing the bike to tip slightly into the side of the building. When I came outside to ride home, I noticed a nice and permanent dent in the side of the fairing.

The foam/fiberglass structure had taken a permanent "set" by being in that position long enough, to not bounce back after removing the force.

Jim.
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