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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-08-2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By rockitdoc
Oops!

I should have asked what 'gaps' meant when I ordered this carbon fiber tape from ACP Composities at their garage sale.

Oh well, I know now.:o

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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-05-2022, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By rockitdoc
Good to know Im in the same club. I just bought...

Good to know Im in the same club.

I just bought a 12 x 48 piece of uni 0.008 thick for $13
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-05-2022, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By rockitdoc
ACP composites....

ACP composites. https://store.acpcomposites.com/carbon-fiber-uni-web?quantity=1&weight=7
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-05-2022, 06:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By rockitdoc
That's a big increase in stiffness. That will...

That's a big increase in stiffness. That will reduce or even prevent bulging of the cowl between the Skybolts in flight. Especially with the 3" spacing. Problem now; I am anxious to try it out! ...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-04-2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By rockitdoc
Dave, did you figure carbon on both sides of the...

Dave, did you figure carbon on both sides of the fiberglass, ie, a fiberglass sandwich between two pieces of carbon 'bread'? ;)
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-04-2022, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By rockitdoc
Ten readings were as follows in...

Ten readings were as follows in thousandths:

64
68
72
78
66
110
80
68
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-04-2022, 06:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By rockitdoc
The idea came from you, Dan. Thanks. And I know...

The idea came from you, Dan. Thanks. And I know others (wire jock) are using it, as well. I will plan on 0.008" x 2 . The shim is 0.032" so if there is still a difference in elevation between the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-03-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By rockitdoc
Carbon Fiber Tape Thickness

I am using Skybolts to hold my cowl on. Builders have reported bulging of the aft cowl in flight even with Skybolt distances at 3". Therefore, reinforcing the aft edge of my cowl will be done to...
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