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    How much fiberglass and resin

    I'm about to order my fiberglass and resin from UScomposites and I was thinking that 2 gallons resin and 10 yards by 38" 1.5oz fiberglass matt should be enough to do my two kickpanel enclosures and a 1.4 ft^3 spare tire well enclosure. The top of the enclosure will be MDF so only the shell inside the spare tire well will be fiberglass and will house one 12" sub with about 300 watts going to it. Was going to do 5 or 6 layers.

    Does this sound like enough fiberglass and resin for this project?







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    Re: How much fiberglass and resin

    Anyone?




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    Re: How much fiberglass and resin

    Sounds as good a guess as any. You really won't know until you start laying it up how many layers it'll take to make your spare tire well feel solid. I did that ages ago and I do recall it took a bit more than I planned, but then again it was the spare tire well in a 1980 Lincoln Town Car which is pretty big.




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    Re: How much fiberglass and resin

    Get more than you think you'll need then you will have plenty to play with AND save for later for possible fracture repair, heaven forbid! ;-)

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    Re: How much fiberglass and resin

    Yes, listen to John. He's the car audio guru around here.



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    Re: How much fiberglass and resin

    Quote Originally Posted by Boomin_tahoe View Post
    Yes, listen to John. He's the car audio guru around here.
    Judge my suggestion! I should have gotten more Damplifier Pro! Like fiberglass mat you use up a ton of that stuff!

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    Re: How much fiberglass and resin

    common sense stuff get more than you need, suggestion rating 0.0




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    Quote Originally Posted by staan View Post
    common sense stuff get more than you need, suggestion rating 0.0
    I've found IN MY EXPERIENCE that common sense is not nearly as common as it's purported to be, often! I said I wished I'd gotten more Damplifier Pro. Luckily I'd bought some BQuiet. Not nearly as good as Damplifier Pro but certainly better than nothing.

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    Re: How much fiberglass and resin

    Quote Originally Posted by JohnKuthe View Post
    I've found IN MY EXPERIENCE that common sense is not nearly as common as it's purported to be, often! I said I wished I'd gotten more Damplifier Pro. Luckily I'd bought some BQuiet. Not nearly as good as Damplifier Pro but certainly better than nothing.

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    Re: How much fiberglass and resin

    Quote Originally Posted by staan View Post
    I can completely understand that common sense is not common in your experience.
    I live with college aged kids, it's rampant! Not all but some more than others.

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