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Old 10-02-2011, 07:38 AM   #92
Orangecicle
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Originally Posted by tmotten View Post
Fair enough. I've decided to go with a female mould for this fairing. Will need to cut some of the inside panel for access though, but that's there for aesthetics only anyway. This will make it easier to layup wet and produce a heaps better finish with no worries about degassing.

What's your opinion on more layers with lighter fabrics vs less with heavier fabrics?
Twill fabric is fairly easy to "bend" around odd corners, like you see on your fairing. Some fabrics, such as the checkerboard pattern, can be really hard to bend around odd shapes.
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