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    Rough cost of composite panel / FRP build

    The co I bought the panels from used phenolic. I had samples sent from different companies as well as fiberglass skinned and the phenolic samples were stronger for the thickness of the sheet. It also depends on what type of glass was used to make the panels. Yes the ceramic beading is for...
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    Rough cost of composite panel / FRP build

    I use phenolic sheets instead of an epoxy base fiberglass. Yes that is a sample of polyurea that is also used. Kevin
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    Building custom camper jack legs

    Jim I using 1/16" umhw for my lifts to slide easily Kevin
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    WTB - Family Aussie Style Caravan

    OP is this something you would be willing to build yourself. If so contact me I have components to help you do that. Kevin
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    Patent Pending Universal Poptopper

    Yes similar, but not the same. I looked at the same design a few yrs ago. Someone in Europe did the same design and not sure if was patented. I told Rouge about it but he said it does not matter as it is done overseas. My main market is a stand alone poptopper that can go on van tops...
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    Rough cost of composite panel / FRP build

    Panels get encapsulated in smooth coat polyurea then phenolic or reversed will do samples when machine is here Kevin
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    Building custom camper jack legs

    The threaded rod works with a worm gear crank and bearings. It can also be driven with a 20v impact. I have tested some but not with my 1200 lb pod Kevin
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    Building custom camper jack legs

    I am using 1" acme thread for mine. tensile is 60k psi and yield is 40k psi. I think I am good to go Kevin
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    Rough cost of composite panel / FRP build

    Still working on pricing. Phenolic is used on glass instead of epoxy. It is heated and pressed. It is very strong. My box is 2.5lb eps with .027 phenolic on each side. Myself and 2 others have stood on it about 550lbs and it barely flexes 12.4' x 7.4'. .75lb per sq ft. XPS I will be using...
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    Rough cost of composite panel / FRP build

    Sold by the sq ft up to 8' x what ever length. 2" XPS construction grade. 1/16" hot spray polyurea, .040 phenolic sheets and ceramic bead insulation coating. There will be thin supports for hanging cabinets. Kevin
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    Rough cost of composite panel / FRP build

    Thanks I got them from a co that is no longer making them. I am going to start offering frp composite panels, angle iron frame kits and makrolon fold out windows soon. I just got my patent pending number for my hard sided poptopper so one could create a earthcruiser type pod. I was going to...
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    Rough cost of composite panel / FRP build

    Local this is my interior plans for it. Kevin
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    Rough cost of composite panel / FRP build

    Yours is about my dimensions. I have about 9k in materials, panels, wood supports, glue, screws, windows trim, lights and exo cage in mine, my panels were made for me. I might be selling it (1) Fuso Composite Camper - Under Construction | Expedition Portal...
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    Pretty neat teardrop camper.

    Yes it is funny to see all the pics with large windows and doors open near lakes and such. Knowing good and well that is a mosquito haven. Kevin
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    Camodog Gladiator Build Thread

    I have a product you might be interested in. I just received my patent pending number on my poptopper and will move forward on prototypes for my firstgen 4runner. Kevin
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