Sunday, May 31, 2009

The Big Cut!


(see the thin black tape line?)

Sometimes you just have to overcome your fears and Go For It! After getting everything clamped and straight on the fuselage, I carefully taped a cutting line. I found graphic art tape(pin stripe) to be an excellent width for the cut. The cut will separate the windshield from the sliding canopy. If I screw up here, its big $ to replace...Here we go! Yes, I'm a little nervous....
video
The video shows a Temp of 108deg F, But I think it's more like 85degrees F. In any case, don't even think about cutting or drilling plexi below 60Deg F. Personally, I wouldn't do it below 80 F...

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