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scratch built 7m ASH 31

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Simon WS
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Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

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Looks like an icicle!

roo Hawkins
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Re: scratch built 7m ASH 31

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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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roo Hawkins
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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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Looking good as usual Roo ;)

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

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Started to work on the ash after a long time. Started to make spars carbon and wood sandwich.
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roo Hawkins
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Wing panels glued together and spar slot melted out with hot chisel.
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Nigel Argall
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Sounds crude but obviously works! How do you heat the chisel?

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