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Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

Posted: 22 Oct 2018, 18:02
by Simon WS
Looks like an icicle!

Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

Posted: 31 Oct 2018, 14:38
by roo Hawkins
Glassed the fuz today 4 hours work. Carbon tape on tail boom day 1 next day 5 layers of 200gm glass.

Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

Posted: 08 Nov 2018, 11:36
by roo Hawkins
Sanded all the glass with 60 grit. ready for filling with micro balloons then 2k filler.

Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

Posted: 08 Nov 2018, 12:22
by Peter Balcombe
Looking good as usual Roo ;)

Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

Posted: 11 Nov 2018, 20:56
by roo Hawkins
Filled with micro balloons

Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

Posted: 16 May 2019, 12:03
by roo Hawkins
Started to work on the ash after a long time. Started to make spars carbon and wood sandwich.

Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

Posted: 21 May 2019, 21:50
by roo Hawkins
Wing panels glued together and spar slot melted out with hot chisel.

Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

Posted: 21 May 2019, 22:06
by Nigel Argall
Sounds crude but obviously works! How do you heat the chisel?

Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

Posted: 22 May 2019, 15:08
by roo Hawkins
Heated with gas torch. It is crude but it works on blue foam ok. The spars are glued in with pu foaming glue after the carbon web is done the spar will have a 2in carbon tape on top .

Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

Posted: 23 May 2019, 10:50
by roo Hawkins
Spars glued in and leading edge cut off ready for 4 mm ply and carbon tape web.