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Old 02-20-2010, 03:27 PM   #71 (permalink)
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Foam clearing

Just a suggestion for the getting rid of your foam form, acetone. I build tons of things out of foam, both as final pieces and as forms. The acetone shouldn't hurt the skin of your project, it might even clean off excess binder if you used resin. WEAR A RESPIRATOR, this stuff is very bad and do it outside. Also you might want to warn the neighbors too.

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Old 01-18-2012, 11:13 PM   #72 (permalink)
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hey chris

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This project is very similar to how my fairing was made. The plan was to mass produce fairings... but in 2004, two had sold, so the program was dropped. (good for me to be one of the two customers since I got two trikes used as model dimensions and 4 trimmed and cut fiberglass/kevlar fairing parts).

Over 3 years later- still smiling; yet every once in a while this HPV design invention is tried.

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Hey Chris...I know this is an old post ...but do you have any of those fairings left over....? I want to put one on a motorcycle I am building up to get super mpg! Thanks, Mike :{)
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Old 01-19-2012, 12:57 AM   #73 (permalink)
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Hey Chris...I know this is an old post ...but do you have any of those fairings left over....? Mike :{)
Wow! Same Mike? You missed it in 2010- the contractors put a "danger zone" fence up then knocked the main building down. I left that fairing in the garage, so it is still there. I don't know how to get it out of there.

The fairing was in 4 pieces (pretty floppy without braces) in 2010 when I last saw it. It was propped on a chaise in the garage.

The construction crew dug the foundation pit for the main building so I stay away. The new building should be up in December 2012... then I will know if the fairing is still there. All 3 trikes are gone. Might rebuild someday when I move back next year, but I doubt it.

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Old 01-19-2012, 02:50 PM   #74 (permalink)
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figures, i appreciate you letting me know. Mike :{)

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