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Old 06-09-2008, 12:38 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by fshagan View Post
Fiberglass resins come in at least three formulations, polyester, vinylester and epoxy. Polyester is the least expensive, but also has the least amount of adhesion and can delaminate easily. Both vinylester, used in a lot of kit airplanes, and epoxy (used in boat building) can be used as resins for fiberglass cloth to coat the foam.

There's a method using foam to make kit cars at that shows some of the process.
I always wanted to build one of those 3 wheeled cars like in that link.. now build it with a 125cc scooter rear end and you got a 100mpg car.. so so tempting..


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