99 Explorer 19tv restoration question

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Re: 99 Explorer 19tv restoration question

Post by Explorer 19TV » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:43 am

My stringers are around 14’ long, question


Is it ok to cut strips of tape out of the 50” width of the 1708 cloth for the stringers, it would make a couple overlapping joints on the length of the stringers?

If so any suggestions on the overlap?

Just trying not to waste a roll of glass.

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Re: 99 Explorer 19tv restoration question

Post by fallguy1000 » Fri Jan 04, 2019 1:26 pm

1708 and the tape are equals; same stuff.

The way they make the tapes is to take a 50" roll and slice or saw it.

The orientation is all that matters; you don't want to purposely turn the fabric 45s because the orientation becomes 0/90

By the way, you can buy 1208 tapes, but it is a special sort of call. I am using some here n there..
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Re: 99 Explorer 19tv restoration question

Post by Fuzz » Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:09 pm

Cutting tape from your 1708 will work just fine. I like to use a razor knife but any way you can cut it will work.
As for overlaps if you are putting on more than one layer I see no reason to overlap. Just make sure the next layers end in different spots. Say 6 inches or more difference.

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Re: 99 Explorer 19tv restoration question

Post by Jeff » Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:00 pm

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Re: 99 Explorer 19tv restoration question

Post by Explorer 19TV » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:06 pm

Thanks fallguy, the reason I was asking was after much review and discussion I decide to use the following lamination on the stringers,

Two full layers 1708 (completely covering stringer) overlapping the hull 8” then 6”
Next 6” tape

I didn’t want to cut long strips out of the 1708 cloth that came today being stock tape is only 6”. Just a thought gonna lay it out and see what works best as per the 50” width.

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Re: 99 Explorer 19tv restoration question

Post by Explorer 19TV » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:10 pm

Jeff wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:00 pm
I am learning much from this re-build!!! Jeff
😁 that makes two of us!!!

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Re: 99 Explorer 19tv restoration question

Post by Explorer 19TV » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:12 pm

Thanks Fuzz, that’s what I was thinking kinda the same as offsetting core joints.

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Re: 99 Explorer 19tv restoration question

Post by Explorer 19TV » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:55 pm

If I am thinking correctly, one layer of 1708 equals approximately 1/16”.

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Re: 99 Explorer 19tv restoration question

Post by Fuzz » Fri Jan 04, 2019 10:18 pm

This might come in handy for glass thickness

http://fiberglasssupply.com/Product_Cat ... ators.html

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Re: 99 Explorer 19tv restoration question

Post by Explorer 19TV » Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:47 am

Thanks fuzz very useful, saves a lot of questions.

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