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Old 12th November 2007, 07:09 PM   #21
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Thanks Dave!

I've been using "Rope Caulk" for a couple of years. It's the non-hardening putty made for window glass. Nice and heavy, easy to shape - sticky, too. Maybe similar to oil based clay?

However, it's not going to do much for frame stiffening.
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Old 12th November 2007, 08:32 PM   #22
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I've started using rope caulk for damping and plumbers epoxy putty for strengthening.

Dave, regarding the space behind the front flange on stamped fostex (and other) baskets - do you think damping or strengthening is more important at this location?
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Old 12th November 2007, 08:53 PM   #23
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Dave, I've been on a parallel path to yours, wish I knew earlier. I'm working on shaping trailing edges on the legs and entire magnet as well. trying to get a nice mold-able shape.

I also have a dead fe-127 that I'm using to model a completely new frame for.
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[I've been using "Rope Caulk" for a couple of years. It's the non-hardening putty made for window glass. Nice and heavy, easy to shape - sticky, too. Maybe similar to oil based clay?
I have used rope-caulk. I don't like it quite as much as duct-seal but it serves the purpose.

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Old 12th November 2007, 09:42 PM   #25
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Dave, I've been on a parallel path to yours, wish I knew earlier. I'm working on shaping trailing edges on the legs and entire magnet as well. trying to get a nice mold-able shape.

I also have a dead fe-127 that I'm using to model a completely new frame for.
We do need to figure out how to get you out here permantly.

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regarding the space behind the front flange on stamped fostex (and other) baskets - do you think damping or strengthening is more important at this location?
I don't know for sure... my guess would be stiffening, but probably not by much. If you grab a Fostex basket in your hands and twist, that it moves at all is indicative (it doesn't after stiffening)

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Old 12th November 2007, 09:51 PM   #27
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Does anybody know the Dutch translation of "ductseal" and "Rope Caulk" ?
Been wanting to experiment with it for some time now but I simply can't find it, it's called different over here
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Does anybody know the Dutch translation of "ductseal" and "Rope Caulk" ?
Been wanting to experiment with it for some time now but I simply can't find it, it's called different over here
All giggles aside, It is also called "Finger Caulk" Should be located near the weatherstriping department in a hardware store. Maybe by the paint, near the regular caulking. In the states, it is located near the shrink plastic wrap for winterizing windows, or near the foam strips for doors.
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Dave, does your Silent Running harden, or remain pliable?
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