Fiberglass items of interest.

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Animals and Figures :

The Big Trout | Atlas Obscura
This giant trout was made by a singular fisherman who wanted to honor his local … world-famous big things, the Big Trout in Adaminaby is the personal project of an … to his sport and industry in the popular Aussie style of fiberglass recreation.

The Making of a Massive Model
“Dinosaur skin is like myriad pebbles, each a different size,” Train explains. … of fighter planes–and then two layers of epoxy-impregnated fiberglass. …

How to cram the World’s Biggest Dinosaur into a Museum
When the new dinosaur—which was discovered so recently it doesn’t even have an … Otero Scientists never find every single bone from a given dinosaur. … printed with a foam milling machine, and then coated in resin or fiberglass, …

T-rex and friends are ready to greet visitors at new Jurassic Gardens on Volo Auto Museum grounds
Chicago Tribune
“We had purchased 10 acres connected to our property and we were going to have some fiberglass dinosaurs outside,” Grams said. But then he thought …

Boats :

Spirit of Australia –‎
“The Worlds Fastest Team on Water”. SPIRIT OF AUSTRALIA Current World Water Speed Record Holder at 317.60 MPH … Ken had the boat ready to launch in 1974, Although the boat was far from finished, with no engine cowlings, air intakes …

Building a Westsail 42 Sailboat, From a Bare
Hull: Lifting the Deck

By rj
With this project, I find myself simply sitting in the boat and thinking. Sometimes a good ten or fifteen minutes will pass before I realize it. This “lifting the deck” problem has been no different. I have to build some sort of platform to support the jacks …

Wooden Boat Builder – Blazing Barracuda
The decks were cut from Philippine mahogany-faced plywood. The stem and frame members were precut, machined and preassembled from solid Philippine mahogany. The shipping
crate doubled as a building jig to assist in the assembly.

… As demand for the kits diminished, some manufacturers turned to fiberglass production, both in kit form and fully assembled boats.

Chris-Craft merged its Boat Kit Division with its Cavalier Boat Division,
which had been producing …

Italy. Sanlorenzo launches the 14th SD92:
Lady Kathleen

BYM News
Realized in a New England style this SD92 has 3 cabin plus a local more that … In 1985, the first Sanlorenzo fibreglass flying bridge was born, the SL57. …

Ducati takes AMG’s place with special edition Cigarette speedboat
That’s fast no matter which way you look at it, but on the open water it’s insanity in fiberglass. Cigarette says it’s included a number of innovative new …

Filipino Fishermen Turn to Fiberglass for New Boats
VOA Learning English
The group says fiberglass lasts longer than the wood and plywood materials the fishermen have traditionally used to build their boats. Patrick Vincent …


Cars :

Kit Car List – Kitcar & Replica Manufacturers, Builders
Kit Car List of manufacturers, importers, distributors builders links of replica … kit trucks that fit on all ’80-90 four-door full-size GM cars, …

Suede and Chrome: Indy Autorama Post #6
By Scruffy
My two-year old son thought his little pull car was pretty kool. If a guy had a fiberglass body, this think would be pretty easy to make. I took several pictures of this
flat blue pickup truck at the Road Rocket Rumble last summer.
Suede and Chrome –

Ed Almquist, motorhead inventor and pioneer
Times Herald-Record – Middletown,NY,USA
In 1955, he bought Clearfield Plastics, an early manufacturer of fiberglass kit cars. In the years to follow, he produced a number of Almquist kits to fit …

Rare Aussie kit car…/rare-aussie-kit-car/story-e6frg6n6-1225790…‎
The KM200, which looks like a D-Type Jaguar and is inspired by a British “Falcon” kit car, consists of a fibreglass body and a steel box chassis. …

Buy your own Formula One car – London,England,UK
Ian Gray, one-man band, prolific kit-car designer and builder (more than 500 to date), … The body is fibreglass and minimal – just like the original. …

ZR6X Extreme Widebody Corvette Body Kit Delivers C6.R … › Auto News‎
Oct 9, 2010 – As great as the Chevy Corvette looks from the factory, the folks over at ZR1 Body Kits have just made a killer widebody conversion for the …

A Batmobile Replica As Real As Physics Allow

The fiberglass and aluminum body, along with the turbines and drive system, weighs just 2800 pounds, giving the car an impressive power-to-weight ratio. …

Huntsman Chemicals Enabling Solutions for the First Premium Sustainable Car at BMW

An advanced resin transfer molding system is now the only system qualified by use in this flagship sustainable vehicle for BMW because of its fast processing speed, superior mechanical properties and cost effectiveness.

DIY Kit Turns the Miata Into a Prewar Alfa Romeo Race Replica

Motor Trend

Most replicars are built on a stripped-down chassis of an existing car, … The market for prewar racing replicas is significantly smaller, so building a … body panels presumably shaped from fiberglass fit flush on the long tubular shape, …


Fish :

Professional Museum Fish Mounts Taxidermy Taxidermist
Advanced Taxidermy has been creating high quality fish and game … We at Advanced Wildlife Design can create fiberglass replicas from fresh fish that show …

Marine :

Alvin – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
A 3-person research submarine that takes scientists deep into the ocean, Alvin can … Alvin has made more than 4,300 dives over the last four decades. …
Around the sphere is a shell made of fiberglass and syntactic foam that provides … Alvin’s replacement, now under construction and scheduled to launch in 2010, will …


Space :

NASA – NASA Dryden Fact Sheets – X-38

materials such as fiberglass and graphite epoxy, and strengthened with steel and … be similar to materials used on the space shuttles, but much more durable …


Technology :


Innovation : 

Innovation: Sibyo’s fibre glass playstations

New Vision
Innovation: Sibyo’s fibre glass playstations. By Vision … One of the products which is popular is a model of an aeroplane which can be placed in children’s play parks. “The idea came in … The templates are measured so that a seven-year-old child can stand inside the final product while playing. The next …



Statues : 

Ozark Half-Wit Statue obtained for restoration project

Joel Baker, the company’s founder, was awestruck by a giant Muffler Man statue in 2011 while in Florida. It was one of the hundreds of fiberglass statues …