Fun with abs


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blackomen
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Fun with abs

Postby blackomen » Sun Dec 20, 2015 5:13 pm



My 83i came with the right side of the fairing missing a bit. The hole was covered with black duct tape and had three mystery toggle switches. The most difficult part was cleaning up the tape residue.
Anyways, a 12" by 12" by 1/8" thick sheet off eBay for $6.90, a can of abs cement, and a can of abs primer(pretty much just acetone). For tools a heat gun, dremel, and a file.

Not the most professional looking but better than duct tape to me.
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Re: Fun with abs

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Dec 21, 2015 11:08 am

And definitely more weather and pest-proof. Nice job!

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Re: Fun with abs

Postby Oldbear » Mon Dec 21, 2015 8:09 pm

Fine job. People do odd things to their Wings.
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