scratch built 7m ASH 31

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Simon WS
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Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

Post by Simon WS » 22 Oct 2018, 18:02

Looks like an icicle!

roo Hawkins
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Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

Post by roo Hawkins » 31 Oct 2018, 14:38

Glassed the fuz today 4 hours work. Carbon tape on tail boom day 1 next day 5 layers of 200gm glass.
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Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

Post by roo Hawkins » 08 Nov 2018, 11:36

Sanded all the glass with 60 grit. ready for filling with micro balloons then 2k filler.
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Peter Balcombe
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Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

Post by Peter Balcombe » 08 Nov 2018, 12:22

Looking good as usual Roo ;)

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Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

Post by roo Hawkins » 11 Nov 2018, 20:56

Filled with micro balloons
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Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

Post by roo Hawkins » 16 May 2019, 12:03

Started to work on the ash after a long time. Started to make spars carbon and wood sandwich.
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Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

Post by roo Hawkins » 21 May 2019, 21:50

Wing panels glued together and spar slot melted out with hot chisel.
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Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

Post by Nigel Argall » 21 May 2019, 22:06

Sounds crude but obviously works! How do you heat the chisel?

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Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

Post by roo Hawkins » 22 May 2019, 15:08

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 .

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Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

Post by roo Hawkins » 23 May 2019, 10:50

Spars glued in and leading edge cut off ready for 4 mm ply and carbon tape web.
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