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Ryan Allen
PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:11 am 
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I have a taxi light in the leading edge of my wing. It is covered with a clear lens which of course is the shape of the leading edge. If this lens ever cracks/breaks, I would like to have a replacement on standby. I assume its probably made of plexiglass, but how do I make one of these plexiglass lenses contour to the leading edge? Do I heat it and bend it over a mold?


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Doug S
PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:09 am 
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a simple mold covered with clean felt - https://www.curbellplastics.com/Researc ... ing-Manual


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Ryan Allen
PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:27 am 
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that's great, Thank you!


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Ryan Allen
PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:41 am 
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After a brief review of the document, I may be money ahead to find a local shop.


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Wife's oven @ 250 degrees. Use .090 Plex.

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Ryan Allen
PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2019 4:13 pm 
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fytrplt wrote:
Wife's oven @ 250 degrees. Use .090 Plex.


now that, I can do. thank you for the tip.


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Rich Brazell
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I used this format to make my lens . The rest was modified slightly to fit my LED lite . Not as difficult as it looks !

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Ryan Allen
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I like step by step guides. Much appreciated Rich.


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