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Post  akjgardner Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:41 pm

@ticomareado wrote:Also, you really need to get your engine mount set up with blind nuts in place before doing the other stuff I mentioned. If in doubt about balance, go a little nose heavy--much easier to add tail weight.

Did you apply the silkspan wet ? Minor wrinkles can be dealt with (usually self-correct) in later coats of clear dope.
yes , I sprayed it with Windex
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Post  Cribbs74 Fri Apr 24, 2020 9:23 pm

Looking great! I am green with envy!
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Post  ticomareado Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:18 am

"yes , I sprayed it with Windex' -- Well, whatever you do, don't drink any disinfectant; I don't care what the media says Orange Man said.
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Post  getback Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:48 am

Looking Good Joe !! I think its 3 coats of dope in all that needs to bee applied (been awhile ) And some light very fine paper sanding (600G) at least, bee sure to wipe it down before applying next coat to get rid of the debris . This Site Rocks!
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Post  Ken Cook Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:57 am

The silkspan is going to need butyrate dope on top as nitrate is not fuel proof. Sig Supercoat clear is high shrink which will tighten up the wrinkles better than the nitrate. I personally would have at least 2-3 more coats of butyrate sanded in between prior to color. Sig Supercoat colors are low shrink dope which will slow the shrinking process down.
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Post  akjgardner Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:31 pm

Thanks for all the help guys. as iv'e not done much silkspan/tissue.

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Post  Ken Cook Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:20 pm

When you do use butyrate, don't puddle it in any intersections, ( fuse joint, stab joint ). It can form a blister which isn't easy to repair.
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Post  akjgardner Thu Apr 30, 2020 11:37 am

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Tribute Shoestring build - Page 2 01211 Almost Ready for Paint. Most of the wrinkles are gone, I can live with the way it is , not perfect , but neither am I  Very Happy
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Post  Cribbs74 Thu Apr 30, 2020 12:02 pm

Looks good to me! Don’t sweat the small stuff. It’s gonna get scratched, oily and knocked around if you are doing it right.

You might want to add the vertical stab though Very Happy
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