Originally Posted by Draker
Thanks, Larry, that is very helpful. I like how you cut it to install aft-to-forward rather than by pushing up. Wish I discovered that idea but sadly I already cut mine.
Looks like you also filled the VS and HS tips, using the foam backing. Having a bear of a time doing that, too. Fiberglass layups don't seem to want to bend 90 degrees around the edge of the cap. Not sure what I'm doing wrong.
I put down a fillet of epoxy & micro to alleviate that problem. The 7725 I used just wasn't going to make the full 90 bend without leaving bubbles. I also used a 1/4" thick piece of structural foam bonded in with a micro slurry (w/ fillets and filled in the surface) and just left it in there. I recessed it about 1/16", applied two layers of 7725 on the outside, one on the inside, and then finished flush with a thin coat of micro.