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Discussion Starter · #41 · (Edited)
The plaster & vermiculite are used to make the mould/buck lighter!
The first one Ed Roth did, was made from only plaster, should imagine it weighed a ton!!
 

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Shape the body, using surform file & sandpaper.
Doesn't have to be super smooth.
Lay-up the fiberglass (usual gelcoat & wax)
Lift off the shell and spend a couple of days knocking the plaster & vermiculite out!!

Downside (or upside!!) is, there is only one body.
 

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Discussion Starter · #44 · (Edited)
Mounting brackets etc. are then glassed inside the body.
 

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That becomes the body, you finish the outside of the fibregalss, as it were!
 

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Fritz - Baja Bandito
 

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Would loved to have made it, but purchased mine from a company in North London.
Wasn't too bad at £350.
 
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Blown for me, to my measurements.
1100mm diameter & 450mm high, not a full hemisphere.
 
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