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Old 01-27-2011, 01:05 PM
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Default An excellent read for those wanting to start Fiberglassing work

This link really does spell out alot of information, about tools, work area, prep work, clothing, everything.

Fiberglass bodywork
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Old 01-27-2011, 08:43 PM
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Here are a couple of good books on fiberglass.

I built a car body using the methods in the Auto Body Construction Simplified book.

I'm not sure if its still in print. I think I found it in a local book store back in the 80's

Brett
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Old 05-14-2013, 09:52 AM
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Amazon.com: Buying Choices: Glass Fiber Auto Body Construction Simplified Amazon.com: Buying Choices: Glass Fiber Auto Body Construction Simplified

i just ordered this on your recomendation Brett.
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Old 05-15-2013, 09:18 AM
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The thing I liked most about this book was it showed how to build a car by hand, out of your garage using basic materials that anyone can get. No high tech stuff. Pictures look like they are out of the 60's but that didn't bother me.

Just a little advice. not all resins are the same(I use only laminateing resin). I use tap plastic's resin. Its a little more expensive than some but I know it hasn't been sitting on the shelf for very long and I like how it changes color when the hardener starts to kick in. I know I have about 30 minutes more time before it starts to harden when that happens. I don't use finishing resin.
Once you find one that works best for you stick with it. I have bought some here in town because it was cheaper and was easy to get ahold of but after opening it and seeing the condition of it I took it back.

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dont worry Brett when i get back home i will be talking alot with you, lol. maybe even bug you for your phone number. hell since you are retired may have to have you come up to kansas for a week and give me some lessons and get you out in the garage working on some project cars, lol.

thats all in joking, but if you happen to be in the neighberhood or bored, let me know, lol
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dont worry Brett when i get back home i will be talking alot with you, lol. maybe even bug you for your phone number. hell since you are retired may have to have you come up to kansas for a week and give me some lessons and get you out in the garage working on some project cars, lol.

thats all in joking, but if you happen to be in the neighberhood or bored, let me know, lol

Sounds good.

Don't leave out the other talent we have here. Nic and Yaughn have done one hell of a job glassing on their cars. They are full of info also.
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