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#1 rob williams

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 04:32 PM

anybody makeing gas scale wings. would like 2 sets for the Winston boat.

 

thx rob





#2 Mike Cathey

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 07:31 PM

I'm thinking about making carbon fiber wings to order. I'm making a set right now for my 1984 Team Velocity 8255. Should be done with them next week and will have some idea of time and materials.

 

Construction is carbon fiber/divylnilcell foam core material wrapped in 6 oz. twill cf fabric that is bagged and cured. In the bag the epoxy pulls through the release cloth and breather fabric so it has a rough finish that would have to be sanded. But that's kind of the point to get rid of the excess epoxy. It's only a single layer so you have to be careful sanding.

 

They are really light and really strong.

 

I would probably have people send me file folder stock patterns.





#3 rob williams

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Posted 19 February 2017 - 09:31 AM

Guy's still looking anybody

#4 brad nichols

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Posted 19 February 2017 - 12:33 PM

I have done wings in balsa core with carbon spare covered in glass or carbon. Would need dimensions and thickness if you want?

 

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#5 Mike McKnight

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Posted 20 February 2017 - 12:49 PM

How soon do you need them Rob? I have plans to make molds for some Circus ones. I may be able to adapt them



#6 rob williams

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Posted 20 February 2017 - 06:24 PM

hey mike don is just about done with the boat. was just trying to save him some time I need some very soon. was hoping  to find someone that already had some made. he said he would go ahead and make some molds so we will have thim.

 

thx rob