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First attempt @ vacuum bagging

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Wallace

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Always wanted to try composite construction, just didn't have the means. Was tossing scrap in a dumpster on a jobsite an happened to notice not only a foodsaver but also a complete roll of bags. Used a single layer of 6oz glass, some scrap ripstop nylon from a parachute project and a few paper towels. It added 10.5 grams total and easily doubled the stiffness.

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The ripstop left a perfect surface finish for bonding some 3/4oz glass cloth. I'm pretty happy with the results.
 
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