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Old 11-27-2020, 08:18 PM   #3678 (permalink)
Bicycle Bob
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
Yes, thanks. That sounds better than duct tape and Zip ties.
You are welcome. While we are here, I'd like to suggest using similar techniques with regular Coroplast for things like truck caps. I think it would be easy to make one plenty strong enough to take the wind and still light enough to easily hinge on one side or manhandle on or off by yourself.
Wherever you are thinking of a Coroplast fairing, think of the strength of the sheets first. As with a cardboard box, the corners are natural hard points even with no other framework. You might be pleasantly surprised at how little more structure is needed. For large, flattish areas, laminating two or three sheets together is amazingly effective.
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