What's the easiest way to make a cod?

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    What's the easiest way to make a cod?

    I'm using WoF's templates, I have the two peices cut out of sintra and wondering how everyone else has done it. Should I fill it with an expanding foam and bondo it later? Should I cut peices to go around the bottom? I'm trying to finish it in a hurry so any advice would be great. Thanks

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    I helped at SDCC '08 Jango 5204's Avatar
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    Re: What's the easiest way to make a cod?

    When I made my sintra cod I used a couple of squares of sintra as spacers to get the raised portion and countersunk a a couple of pop rivets to hold it together. I then used "kitty hair" the fiberglass reinforced bondo stuff to get the initial fill in between the pieces, the used the regular filler and skim coat to finish it off.

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    Re: What's the easiest way to make a cod?

    That is the best approach, see this thread as well.

    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/showthread.php?t=12396

    Alan

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    Re: What's the easiest way to make a cod?

    How much is the fiberglass reinforced bondo?

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    Re: What's the easiest way to make a cod?

    zombierepellent said: View Post
    How much is the fiberglass reinforced bondo?
    Like $7.

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    Re: What's the easiest way to make a cod?

    Ok, I picked some of that stuff up. Probably get going on the cod tomorrow.

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    Re: What's the easiest way to make a cod?

    zombierepellent said: View Post
    Ok, I picked some of that stuff up. Probably get going on the cod tomorrow.
    It takes me about 2 days to make a Cod, I usually pack too much on, then dremel off, then apply more to smooth it out, then sand it

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    Re: What's the easiest way to make a cod?

    I'll watch this thread, as I am about to make one myself.

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