- Apr 26, 2020
That makes a ton of sense! Thanks for the explanation.One reason for not gluing to ribs is that you want the fabric to be able to shift and equalize the tension across the entire surface when you begin heat shrinking it. If you glue it to the ribs, then bay tensions may differ and it will start pulling your ribs out of straight alignment. Once the fabric is taught from shrinking, then your paint application will soak into the weave and provide light adhesion to the ribs and skins.