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post #11 of Old 04-30-2008
Zanshin
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Beware of pure MEK with fiberglass (not gelcoat) - I know one guy who washed his glider's integral tanks out with MEK by mistake in order to dry/clean them. Later that morning, while pushing the glider out to the launch we realized the wings were flexing waaaay to much and it turns out that he'd dissolved so much spar/skin material that both wing halves were complete writeoffs - $30K in damage with just a liter of MEK and a couple of hours!


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