I was thinking of making my own install kit for my gen 3 taurus (Because I hate both of them that I have found) Anyone know how easy or hard fiberglass is to work with? Is it even possible to make my own install kit? Thanks!
well, my dad did a bit of fiberglass work. fiberglassed a sea snarks hull, for those of you who don't know, it's a styrofoam sailboat, no joke. it involves fiberglass cloth, and epoxy. fiberglass cloth can give you some nasty splinters so be carefull. but to make an object out of just fiberglass would be a b****. you would have to find some way to keep the fiberglass from sticking to the template. as the fiberglass cloth has little stregnth without the epoxy, and will not hold a shape easily. keeping the epoxy from gluing the fiberglass to the template could be a problem, because that s*** is STICKY. IMO the install kit may not be worth the effort, depends on how set you are on doing it. , don't let me discourage you from doing it though, and this info may be a little off as my dad did the fiberglassing about 30-35 years ago.
I'm working with fiberglass now...makin a custom sub box. I'm using the Rage Gold Fiberglass Fleece. I don't know the website. This stuff is like taking a t shirt and puttin it on where you want it and then apply the resin...not hard. It's pretty easy in my opinion to work with fiberglass.