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 Post subject: fiberglass parts
PostPosted: Thu May 13, 2010 2:09 am 
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Thank you for looking at Dauns’s Glassic
What we are. A small, 3 man fiberglass shop.
Why should you buy your fiberglass from us?
#1 We build are parts to last a life time when doing in the mold it dose not cost that much more to do it right.
#2 we do all are parts hand laid no chopper guns when you use a chopper gun you have more resin than fibrous reinforcing. Just think of dropping a glass.
#3 We charge by the cost of materials and shop rate. That way you are not buying from some one that bout from us and paid shipping and mark up.
#4 Are parts are in the mold for at least 7 days to 45 days.
#5 We do a lot of small thing to try to make your parts last a life time.
We use a structural resin that has U>V inhibitors in it the same as we use in are molded green house not the junk from Wall Mart are Home depot. We try to use compression molding an the edges
#6 all are non water holding parts start with Duratec Gray Surfacing Primer The primer sands easily and ready for paint and is a lot easer to fix It two time the cost but is worth it over gel coat that will shrink 5 to 10 years down the road. Then .010" Thick Continuous Strand Veil Surfacing Mat. Then the first layer of Weave Fabric then 3/4 oz mat then 1.5 oz mat then let cure to keep the heat down . We never lay up more than 3 layers at a time. On day 2 sand and wipe down with Acetone and CHECK for air pocks then lay up more layers of mat and Milled Chopped Strand to provide a coarser mixture that will also give a stronger reinforcement on the edges as needed then final layer of Weave Fabric .



Why to get your lotus 7 fenders from Daun’s glassice? We don’t use a chopper gun! We do just the fiber glass .Some that build all the parts can’t cut back an the 1 “ tube so they cut back on the glass Been doing glass from 1972. We do not say we are a new business every few years just look here and read about some of the business that get your money and you cant find them .Use a chopper gun and then say they stop and now get there parts from the U.K . .

All we do is fiberglass. daunsglassic@yahoo.com We are in gridley Image Image

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 Post subject: Re: fiberglass parts
PostPosted: Fri May 14, 2010 1:28 am 
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 Post subject: Re: fiberglass parts
PostPosted: Fri May 14, 2010 7:08 am 
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Several guys here are building +4 and +442E cars (where the nose should be 4" wider than a book frame. Do you guys have any noses like that available? They can be hard to find.

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 Post subject: Re: fiberglass parts
PostPosted: Fri May 14, 2010 2:41 pm 
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Thank you killernoodle will start a new mold on the 3 of june do you think just 4 in wider than the book one are dose it need to be higher to?

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 Post subject: Re: fiberglass parts
PostPosted: Fri May 14, 2010 4:30 pm 
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Do you have a web site or anything?


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 Post subject: Re: fiberglass parts
PostPosted: Tue May 18, 2010 9:33 am 
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gtivr4 We do Industrial glass so never need a web site I an working on getting picture up should have by this sat thank you

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 Post subject: Re: fiberglass parts
PostPosted: Mon Jun 07, 2010 1:47 am 
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Got my new Resins price in . will be 7 to 9 sets we leve in the molds for 7 days

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 Post subject: Re: fiberglass parts
PostPosted: Mon Jun 07, 2010 3:27 am 
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oboy wrote:
Thank you killernoodle will start a new mold on the 3 of june do you think just 4 in wider than the book one are dose it need to be higher to?


I'd love to see a nose designed for a +442E, which needs to be 4 inches wider and 2 inches taller. Given your current prices, if you made a nosecone like that I would definitely buy it.


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 Post subject: Re: fiberglass parts
PostPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2010 1:27 pm 
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If you guys make a relatively affordable +442e nosecone, I'll buy one of the first ones.

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 Post subject: Re: fiberglass parts
PostPosted: Tue Jun 22, 2010 4:59 pm 
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oboy wrote:
Got my new Resins price in . It made from what go in to gas and they have drop the price tell Aug.10 when they start the winter blend .Just 3 week a go say it was going to 75 a gla so I am drop my prices tell Aug clamshell are $165.00 11" fenders are $150.34 there over 5 lb ea, nose is $150.oo so that will be 7 to 9 sets we leve in the molds for 7 days



Oboy, Have I read this correctly. The prices are going to go down because your resin is going to 75 a gallon??? Man that's extreemly high. Your getting your resin at the wrong places. Walmart sells it for 35 a gallon. At my marine dealer I can get it for 25 a gallon.


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 Post subject: Re: fiberglass parts
PostPosted: Wed Jun 23, 2010 12:42 am 
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I had higher price up there for parts . I was told the resin we use was going to 75 a gallon it did not go up. It a lot different than Walmart it has more UV inhibitors and all sorts of thinks it like Macy to Walmart but no one driving so the price did not go through the roof and work on the 442E nose

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 Post subject: Re: fiberglass parts
PostPosted: Sun Jul 18, 2010 10:58 pm 
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any chance of a pic on the +442e nosecone? very interested


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 Post subject: Re: fiberglass parts
PostPosted: Sat Aug 21, 2010 8:22 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: fiberglass parts
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Image Please remember they have been dewax a base coat of primer and a different color blocking primer that save you a day of work and buying the primer and the wax remover. I had it said the price is to low for what we do. No Were a fiberglass shop so you pay by shop rate

Yes they are heaver by a few pounds than most .they are NOT CHOPPER-GUN MADE THEY JUST HAVE MORE LAYERS!
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 Post subject: Re: fiberglass parts
PostPosted: Wed Nov 17, 2010 12:31 am 
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Was there ever an update on your +442e nosecone?

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