Composite Skins Overview

As I have mentioned before, I have decided to build with Composite Skins.What this means, in essence, is the body of my R6 will be skinned with a shell made up of a fiberglass composite. I have purchased a set of molds from long-time Builders Club member Crash, who had made a number of skin sets for club members plus two sets which we towards building the R2-D2s which were featured in daily parades at the Hollywood Studios park at Disney World.

Now, I have done some work with molding and casting, and I’ve worked with composites in the past. Crash is a Composites Professional and Instructor though. He has really been a great help in getting me up to speed with these molds and His tried and proven process. I’ll be posting my progress on these pages.