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    no i dont smoke...

    i would need them to be clear so i can see where i'm going with that though?
    I want to make it completely waterproof
    but like the garbage bag idea

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    Okay, sure. Use the clear ones when you fuse the windshield together. Use the colored ones when you fuse the body panels together.

    As 2k1 points out, gasoline will work, but I'd advise against it. Too much possibility for explosion. Use my hair dryer method. It's safer.
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    But the explosion generates more solars, meaning more power, so it is a continuous reaction.
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    i'm going to try the trash bag idea right now!

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    ok it didnt work it couldnt fuse the trashbag plastic together

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ausi319 View Post
    ok it didnt work it couldnt fuse the trashbag plastic together
    Well you didnt do it right...

    All you have to do is make it "squishy" and then push it together. Sort of like how they seal products in that plastic. They put a heated bar across it and push down. So just get it hot with the hair dryer to the point where if you touch it, it sticks to your finger. Then press it together And it will fuse. You can do this on the ground so you can actually press with force. Once you have a loose fit, then drape over your project and use the hair dryer slowly to go over it and shrink it. If you do the shrinking part too fast, you will blow a hole in it.
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    If you're having trouble fusing it with a hair dryer, use the sun. It's a lot slower but you can control the process more precisely. First, find a sunny place like your front yard or the driveway and lay the bags over the form you want the panel to take, then tape them to the corners of the frame.

    Using tinfoil, build miniature reflectors to help concentrate the sun's energy and aim them at the trash bags. You'll need to leave it out for at least 30 hours, maybe more. You can speed the process up a little bit by putting regular table lamps near the solar reflectors.

    The key is to monitor the process. Every 10 minutes, go out to the rig and check it to ensure the bags are not wrinkled and are still in alignment. At the end of 30 hours, the bags will be 'sticky' and will sag very slightly. Apply the pressure to the bags and they will suddenly fuse together and undergo the chemical state change necessary to adhere to each other.
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    I don't know what is worst, you guys for feeding him all this rubbish, or Ausi319 for falling (or pretending to) fall for it.

    Every so often I think it is Ausi319 that is stringing you along and it's you guys that are falling for it.
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    i really want to know how to make a body for it though...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob Withey View Post
    I don't know what is worst, you guys for feeding him all this rubbish, or Ausi319 for falling (or pretending to) fall for it.

    Every so often I think it is Ausi319 that is stringing you along and it's you guys that are falling for it.
    Either way, it provides basic entertainment.
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