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Old 07-23-2012, 03:41 PM   #28 (permalink)
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I bought 24 more sheets of 1" x 2' x 8' T&G Dow XPS today, and my copy of Burt Rutan's "Moldless Composite Sandwich Aircraft Construction" 4th Edition October 2005 came today. It is quite different than I thought -- it is a 11x17 portrait format GBC bound (the spine is at the top of the page) that is largely typewritten with hand sketches. A fair bit of it are about hotwire cutting of wings, and measuring and testing epoxy, etc. But some of the techniques will be very useful.

I'm going to have to work on a peel ply method that works with the waterproof wood glue I am using. If anybody has experience with this, please post some pointers!

I'm going to cut two copies each of 5 sheets that are "forward in the sequence" so I can get the missing pieces I need to continue building on the nose of the car.
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