Eric's C21

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Re: Eric's C21

Post by topwater » Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:18 am

I know how you feel . I did mine by wetting out on a wet out table then rolled them on a cardboard tube and unrolled
on the stringer. I used 1 oz of epoxy for every foot of 12 oz tape , you can use a little less as you go because of what
you squeeze out with the spreader and soak it up with the next run. It sounds complicated but once you do it it
is really fast .
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This is the set up i used to wet out the tape.
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Re: Eric's C21

Post by Eric1 » Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:49 am

I like that idea. I plan to give it a go. :)

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Re: Eric's C21

Post by OrangeQuest » Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:25 pm

Topwater there is what looks a lot like a can of veggies, what was that for? In the green can?

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Re: Eric's C21

Post by Fuzz » Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:29 pm

Popeyes favourite snack of course :lol:

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Re: Eric's C21

Post by topwater » Sun Sep 02, 2018 7:59 am

The big veggie can is what i use to load filler into a quart size freezer bag for fillets. Push a corner down into the
can and fold the excess over the top . Makes it real easy to load , pull out of can , twist the bag to get air out ,
then seal it and cut tip off corner and away you go.
Eric the wet out tray is 8 ' long just fold the glass back and froth over its self pour out the epoxy , spread with a spreader
and use a cut down 2" chip brush to work into glass . When its translucent run the spreader down the length of the glass and
and squeeze out the extra epoxy . Be prepared to get your hands covered in epoxy " lot of rags " . Not the neatest
way but real fast .
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Re: Eric's C21

Post by Eric1 » Mon Sep 03, 2018 12:48 pm

Happy Labor Day Y'all! I spent this morning sanding the fill under the stringers.
I had voids to fill behind my dams too. You can see the wet fill towards the top of the first picture.
While that was setting I decided to start pulling fillets on the first stringer.
I'm pretty happy with this first one. :D

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That's it today. I'm headed to grocery store for a few things. I want to cook a nice dinner for my kids tonight.

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Re: Eric's C21

Post by Jeff » Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:21 pm

Good stuff Eric!! Have a good dinner with your girls!! Jeff

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Re: Eric's C21

Post by narfi » Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:42 pm

Looking good!
But you need to save perfection for where people will see it!

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Re: Eric's C21

Post by flyfishingmonk » Mon Sep 03, 2018 2:33 pm

narfi wrote:
Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:42 pm
Looking good!
But you need to save perfection for where people will see it!
That's quotable right there.

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Re: Eric's C21

Post by Eric1 » Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:17 am

Started with a bit of sanding to dress up the last fillet.
Then I placed the tape. Each side used 15' 1" of biax. I decided against wetting out the tape first.
It went on easy with a chip brush. I really like putting my glass in place first then applying the epoxy.
So far it's worked for me.

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Both outboard sides of these two stringers have been wet out.

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