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Finishing and moulds

I have been having some problems getting a grade A finish on my parts and was wondering if anyone is achieving this? My problem is that as the tape contracts it leaves some impurities, like resin rich areas which then have to be sanded back,…

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Winding angles

Hello everyone,

 

How have you been going with winding angle selection? I understand the 90’ is optimal for burst strength (which many of you will use for rocketry), but I am generally trying to optimise bending stiffness. I started…

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1 Reply · Reply by Larry Ortega May 30

Modifications

My X winder is by far the best machine in my workshop. It works straight out of the box, makes high precision parts and also looks pretty neat. Being a tinkererer with a 3d printer though, means I was always going to make some modifications.…

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1 Reply · Reply by latour regis Mar 13, 2016