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Old 01-20-2019, 08:37 AM
dtw_rv6 dtw_rv6 is offline
 
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Default Rebuilt snorkel flange

I just rebuilt the flange on my inlet snorkel after ten years of service. It was never flat when new - I slathered on some silicone and bolted it on.

So I cleaned up the flange and here is the result:


I call this a reverse layup:
Clean flat sheet of glass.
One layer of dry peel ply
Two wetted laters of bid
A thick layer of peanut butter like micro ballons
Wet the face of the old snorkel flange with epoxy , then press it into the goo and wait overnight to clean it all up.

This baby is flat!

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