Stretching Fiberglass knees

NOITAIDAR

Hunter
Hi guys, I've got a pair of JD fiberglass knees, and they're a bit too small for me. does anyone have any suggestions of how to stretch them to make them wider?

Cheers,

Adam
 

stonerook

Active Hunter
Fiberglass is pretty tough to work with after it sets.

I don't believe you can "stretch" it. Since the epoxy resin and glass are pretty resistant to most solvents/heat.

Perhaps you could make notches in areas to spread it, then fill in the gaps with more fibeglass or bondo?
 

Loranar Fett

Active Hunter
I've had some luck "streching" my MLC shoulder bells. All I did was to warm the item up gradually with water until you are using straight hot water. As I held the item under the tap I gently streched the item to my desired shape. At the point I was happy with them I switched to cold water and "reset" them.

I had to repeat a couple of times but the shape has held just fine.

Knees are more delicate than bells though so be careful.

Lorarnar
 
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