- Fiberglass Tips
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Task: Laid some more micro last night and
sanded this morning
received some advice from our local airport fiberglass guy.
He suggested I completely close off the gap between the HS
tip and the elevator tip to make the fiberglass flow better.
I started by cutting out a piece of 1./8" cardboard the
size of the gap and inserting it between the two tips. The
fit was tight enough that the elevator wasn't able to move
with the fiberglass in place. I then aligned the elevator
so it was perfectly in-trail with the HS.
So I laid down some painters tape and mixed micro to a peanut
butter consistency. I laid it down with a squeegy and let
This morning I sanded down the micro with a block sander and
then used a hack-saw to cut through the crack. It worked VERY
well and led to a very even edge. I was surprised at how easy