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Fiberglassing

Ok, I will never use TOO much fiberglass again... ugh... I cant even sand down the 4 layers I put on it *bah!*

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Power sander should be able to eat through it quick.

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Power sander should be able to eat through it quick.
2hrs of powersanding :P booooo, still not where it should be
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For the heavy sanding I hook up a sanding disc to my angle grinder. It would put a hole in 4 layers in less than a minute :P

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holy crap... i dunno if I have an angle grinder pooo would make my life easier...

how do you fill in the air bubble holes?
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how do you fill in the air bubble holes?
put down all the layers at once, not one after the first one dried. and use a fiberglass roller.


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put down all the layers at once, not one after the first one dried. and use a fiberglass roller.

too late for that :P it's all dry...
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Depending on what you're working on, you can use body filler to smooth out the surface. I like evercoat rage filler, bondo works too.

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Mandy I'm fixing my rear plastics

pat, how much is it? I need just a littlebit...
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I was told there is something better for body panels, not sure what it's called though. More of a putty. Body filler dries hard, so any flex will cause it to crack.

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use plaster first on your body parts, then use that as a mold for fiberglass.

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use plaster first on your body parts, then use that as a mold for fiberglass.

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Plastics were cracked and missing pieces, there was no way of making mold, nor would I ... too much work
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Plastics were cracked and missing pieces, there was no way of making mold, nor would I ... too much work
we talking about motorcycles?
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yep, rear plastics on my f3, comes in 3 parts, 1 of them was badly broken, had a plastic stem cracked off that is used as mount and was missing a nice chunk of the corner... fiberglass fixed it ^^ just need to sand it down and get rid of the air bubbles somehow
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I wasn't making a mold of my penis... why would you even think that...
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you posted it in the "open forum" and not the "motorcycle forum"


and a few members have posted something similiar few years back too.
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same the fiberglass while wetting with water, the water will stop the resin from clogging the paper so fast and help things move along faster

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same the fiberglass while wetting with water, the water will stop the resin from clogging the paper so fast and help things move along faster
elec sander and water... hmm
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elec sander and water... hmm
As long as you aren't sanding in the bathtub, you'll be fine Just a bit of water on the surface to clean out the dust.

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fucking plaster? you are truly retarded.

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Plastics were cracked and missing pieces, there was no way of making mold, nor would I ... too much work
cut off the mess you made and start over.

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As long as you aren't sanding in the bathtub, you'll be fine Just a bit of water on the surface to clean out the dust.
AH YEA, for sure, I was doing that... there were little air pockets I couldnt get rid of and now when sanded they're visable, I took a higher grit paper and sanded it down more, but it only goes so far
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are you using fiberglass cloth or csm?

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i have both but i used thstranded since the plastics were completely damaged, seemed like a better idea if the fiberglass was holding the plastic from all directions

i cut them to 1x.5 inch sections
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fucking plaster? you are truly retarded.
you put straight fiberglass on your penis. damn, that has to itch.
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