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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-09-2022, 09:48 AM
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Posted By DanH
Yes, higher temperature, held for some period of...

Yes, higher temperature, held for some period of time. No guarantee, but it should work.

The experience basis is the behavior of cowlings subjected to normal engine compartment heating. I have...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-08-2022, 12:16 PM
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Posted By DanH
Glass/epoxy will creep given warm temperatures...

Glass/epoxy will creep given warm temperatures and time. Before making any big moves, just put a cinch strap around the cowl and pull it tight. Check for good fit at the seams with the gap pulled...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-08-2022, 09:21 AM
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Posted By DanH
No rotation. Just move it straight aft. BTW,...

No rotation. Just move it straight aft.

BTW, When using flox or micro, don't miss the opportunity to rough off excess material when the epoxy cures to the cheese stage...still soft, but no longer...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-08-2022, 07:18 AM
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Posted By DanH
The spinner-sized hoop at the front of the cowl...

The spinner-sized hoop at the front of the cowl is structure, and it's stressed more than most folks realize. Dynamic pressure inflates the cowl like a balloon, and total load (available dynamic...
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