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    fiberglass in bulk

    where do u guys buy i in bulk? is it USComposites.com? what kidn do you guys get when ordering from there? polyester i assume, but which style.







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    Re: fiberglass in bulk

    I get mine from a boat supply place around here. by fiberglass you mean the actual glass mat or polyester resin? If you mean mat I use standard chopped mat under 6oz (I am using 1oz ATM but might get 3oz next)




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    Re: fiberglass in bulk

    i use 3/4 oz chop strand matt and boat yard resin from us composites.

    i get 90 yards x 6 inches for 76 bucks.

    and resin is 78 bucks per 5 gallons, and no shipping cause they are around the corner from me here in west palm



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    Re: fiberglass in bulk

    us composites is good. I get mine from Fiberglass Hawaii, as it is just down the road from here. They have really good prices. I use mostly fabric rather then chop mat. However I do use alot of chop mat. it seems to cling better when you are making your initial shell. Like what you are talking about when making enclosures for the corners of trunks or spare tire wells. THe fabric is much much stronger.



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    Re: fiberglass in bulk

    UScomposits it is for me. General purpose polyester resin.... $110 shipped to me.





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    Re: fiberglass in bulk

    Quote Originally Posted by mikescanlon
    i use 3/4 oz chop strand matt and boat yard resin from us composites.

    i get 90 yards x 6 inches for 76 bucks.

    and resin is 78 bucks per 5 gallons, and no shipping cause they are around the corner from me here in west palm
    How do you do that?


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    Re: fiberglass in bulk

    I usually get it locally. What kind / weight really depends on what I intend on using it for. General purpose stuff ( kick panels, consoles, yada yada ) I usually use 3-5 oz chopped strand mat. Sub enlcosures or high stress projects ( still fix jet ski hulls for local shop ) 17 oz. kyntex biaxial all the way baby. It costs, but two layers is almost bullet proof



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