Re: Disolving foam


Allan Farr
 

Mike there is someone a couple of hundred miles away with a Q2. Thanks for the idea.
Allan

----- Original Message -----
From: Mike Perry
To: Q-LIST@...
Sent: Tuesday, February 24, 2009 3:14 PM
Subject: Re: [Q-LIST] Disolving foam


Alan, You certainly have reason to investigate further. If you map out
the area that sounds different then someone could do a tap test on their
GU canard. I don't suppose you know anyone else in New Zealand with a
Q2 so you could do the test yourself?

Mike Perry

Sam Hoskins wrote:
>
> Larry - you don't know that. Unfortunately, Alan has a problem because he
> is not sure what he is hearing. Is the tap test indication a void, or
> is it
> the difference in plys in the construction of the canard?
>
> Alan, how solid is the paint? Are there pin holes the fuel may migrate
> through, or is it pretty solid?
>
> How about sending a couple of photos? Do a tap test and map out, with
> masking tape, the area of where the sound changes, then take pictures.
>
> Sam
>
> On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 3:52 PM, larry severson <larry2@...
> <mailto:larry2%40socal.rr.com>> wrote:
>
> > At 11:55 AM 2/23/2009, you wrote:
> >
> > >This morning I noticed that my header tank fuel gauge (transparent
> > >tube) had been leaking (very slightly). Unfortunately there was a
> > >small damp spot on the top (rear) of the GU canard. My canard is
> > >painted with some sort of green paint. I have done a preliminary
> > >"tap" test and noticed that all along the top rear 2" (approx) of
> > >the canard centre section it sounds "different" (not hollow) than
> > >when I tap further forward. Is that normal or is it possible some of
> > >the foam has dissolved?
> >
> > Dissolved!
> >
> > Larry Severson
> > Fountain Valley, CA 92708
> > (714) 968-9852
> > larry2@... <mailto:larry2%40socal.rr.com>
> <larry2%40socal.rr.com>
> >
> >
> >
>
>
>
>





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