|Subject: Re: [harryproa] Re: Solitarry windward hull construction|
|From: "Rob Denney" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date: 8/23/2007, 12:05 AM|
No reason why not. The time it takes to set it up has to be compared the time it saves. On small hulls with light laminates, it is probably not worth the effort, particularly on the inside, where bagging the bow is tricky. The bigger the hull, the more sense it makes.
-can you resin infuse the below waterline glassing?
-- In harryproa@yahoogrou
ps.com.au, "Rob Denney" <harryproa@.. .> wrote:> On 8/22/07, chesapeake410 <chesapeake410@
> The foam held it's shape. In fact, it was possible to apply a bit of
> downwards force to the gunwhale and get even more round in the bilge
> it was glassed.
...> wrote:> > -- In harryproa@yahoogrou
> > Hello Rob,
> > How did you glass the inside with the bag holding the shape and in
> > the way, or did the foam hold it's shape on it's own after sitting
> > overnight ?
> > George Kuck
> > Chestertown, MD
> > "proaharry" <harryproa@> wrote:
> > >
> > > G'day,
> > >
> > > I have posted some photos that Mark took of the windward hull being
> > > built. Pretty incredible. Derek has managed to get a compound
> > curve
> > > from the flat foam panels, in a similar way to tortured ply.
> > > Differences are that the foam can be much thicker (we used 12mm/half
> > > inch, could have been any thickness), more compounding can be
> > achieved
> > > as the foam will stretch and it is quicker and easier. The hull was
> > > glassed inside below the waterline the following day, and outside
> > > below the waterline the day after. The deck is being infused
> > > tomorrow. The cabin and other bits the following day.
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Rob
> > >