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From: JOHN PITTELLI <jplily-at-yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: fiberglass questions [TANKS]
Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2007 20:35:52 -0700 (PDT)
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

Doug,
       What tank are you building? Do you have lots of
curves or mostly straight panels? The hull for my
Comet was made from 1/4 ply with one layer fiberglass
mat and one layer of cloth. Extremely strong and very
light. If you like I could send you some interior pics
of how the skin was attached.

John

 -- Doug Conn <dwconn404-at-comcast.net> wrote:

> Ok, more construction planning questions.
> 
>  
> 
> I'm thinking about using molded fiberglass for the
> turret and upper hull.
> I'd build a plug, make a mold, and start making
> parts. I've never done any
> fiberglass before. Is this a bad idea ?
> 
>  
> 
> If I use decent quality cloth and epoxy, how thick
> should I plan to make the
> turret and hull so they'll be sturdy ?
> 
>  
> 
>             Thanks,
> 
>             Doug
> 
> 



 
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