I recall seeing an excellent web page about making a landing light lens using an oven. Could someone post a link to that page or similar. I've lost the bookmark.

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Comment by Dan Dempsey on January 18, 2010 at 8:36pm
One of the websites I saw quoted 250 and 350 in the same artical. (I think the 350 might have been a typo) When I made mine I started low, then gradually opened the damper on the stove. I was able to see the plastic through a crack with a flashlight, so I was able to sneak up on it.
Comment by Taylor Ogden on January 17, 2010 at 6:35pm
A friend of mine wanted to make one, his buddy told him the oven had to be at 350 degrees! (later found out it was a prank)
He used his home oven, draped the plastic over a mold. Made an awful mess and stank up the whole house!
LOL
Comment by Carlos Sa on January 16, 2010 at 11:40pm
Incredibly similar to what I did (but I used the regular kitchen oven).

I found a couple of hits on Google:
http://www.maddyhome.com/canardpages/pages/waynehicks/chapter_17_5.htm
and
http://www.eaachapter478.org/Airplane%20Proj/Sid%20Wood/Plexiglas%2...
Comment by Floyd Wilkes on January 16, 2010 at 9:22pm
I made mine by heating the plexi glass with a heat gun and holding it to the wing. Worked great.
Floyd Wilkes
Comment by Ron Lendon on January 16, 2010 at 7:35pm
Nice job Dan.

I made a form like that but didn't have the heat so I found a place down the street with an oven and had them form the plastic. They made two drapes and both of them came out good.
Comment by Dan Dempsey on January 16, 2010 at 5:48pm
I got lucky and the first try the landing light came out really good. Here's how I did it.
http://daniel.dempseyfamily.us/zodiac/wings/lightlens/index.html

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