Monday 19 April 2021

Rudder | Fibreglass On Starboard Side

The starboard side and bottom plate were next covered with fibreglass cloth. Here is the cloth wetted out.

When I 'glassed the port side of the rudder I made the panel oversize so that the cloth would drape around and seal the edges and faces.

Except I did not make the panel large enough - there was insufficient cloth to go easily around the curves and onto the flat front and rear faces.

So when I 'glassed the starboard side I I made sure the panel was plenty oversize to allow this. Here you can see the substantial overlap onto the front face, sealing it up.

I will leave that to cure before 'glassing underneath the bottom plate.

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