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Building a Fiberglass Tank Part#4

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Now to layup the second half. I like to “roll” the cabosil into the corners so I don’t trap bubbles.

Building a Fiberglass Tank Part#4
Building a Fiberglass Tank Part#4
A few layers of cloth and its Miller time.

Building a Fiberglass Tank Part#4
The next morning I popped the halves loose and cleaned up the frame. I used a jigsaw to saw off the outer edge to get rid of the clay.

Building a Fiberglass Tank Part#4
Here is the little alignement thingie.

Building a Fiberglass Tank Part#4
Next I clamped the two halves together and sanded them to the same shape on my beltsander.

Building a Fiberglass Tank Part#4
Building a Fiberglass Tank Part#4
Some fine tuning.

Building a Fiberglass Tank Part#4
Also need to make sure there will be enough room for the headbadge.

Building a Fiberglass Tank Part#4
And that’s it for the inner plates! Next thing to do will be to pour some AB foam on them so I can shape the tank halves.

Building a Fiberglass Tank Part#4

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Written by qtechmaria

October 11, 2009 at 1:29 pm

Posted in How To

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