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I searched the forum for any previous posts and information on this and came up empty handed so I apologize if this has been covered before.  I finally talked to my buddy about the fiberglass stuff he was talking about that came ready to go, all you had to do was mold it around whatever it was you were using it on and let it cure.  I found out that it actually cures in sunlight, or under UV light and has a wire mesh in it to help it hold it's shape.

 

It's not horribly expensive either.  I found 1 sq.ft. pieces for $24 at Jeg's of all places which I didn't think was too unreasonable considering it's got everything a person needs to make it work.  I would imagine that by the time a person bought enough resin, hardener, molding supplies, glass mat, etc. to do the little sail panel pods I'm wanting to do that it would cost more than $48.  Maybe not, but for the location and shape these are going to have to have at least doing the main part of the pod would likely be easier with the Hyperfiber.

 

 

This is a subject I know VERY little about so some insight and help would be greatly appreciated by anyone who has fiberglass experience and especially experience with this product.

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I've sent an email to the manufacturer hoping to get some literature on the products.  I've watched a few videos on the same/similar products and it looks like it can do just what I'm looking for it to do.  

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Have you heard of pre-preganated materials?  This is that, but instead of using heat to cure, this uses UV.  I am glad you posted this as I was holding off my fiberglass work due to the cold.   Now, I can do it in this crap!  Great find!

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i think twistedchild 420 has a video on youtube of him using something like this

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Have you heard of pre-preganated materials?  This is that, but instead of using heat to cure, this uses UV.  I am glad you posted this as I was holding off my fiberglass work due to the cold.   Now, I can do it in this crap!  Great find!

 

I hadn't before my buddy had informed me of it.  This stuff should be available everywhere from everything I've found on it so far.  I can't wait to try the stuff out.

 

 

i think twistedchild 420 has a video on youtube of him using something like this

 

I've found several videos on it and they all tell me the same thing, "GO FOR IT!!"  lol...

 

I got the email back from the manufacturer and unfortunately the Percy's brand product is no longer being made so I'll have to go with another brand.

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There's always the smd sunflash stuff that cures via uv. But most people don't want to support him.

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Smd uv crap!

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Smd uv crap!

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It's no crap, it's just company that didn't want to go trough selling it themselves so they asked him to sell it instead.

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Saw an article about a similar pre-preganated fiberglass material about 2 years ago in Hot Rod magazine. The cost stated in the article was a lot higher which is why I assumed it hadn't caught on, but maybe now that it's becoming more available the prices are coming down.

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