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Re: Diy sup foil
« Reply #255 on: March 18, 2017, 07:08:05 AM »
+1  really nice work UK - it's no wonder Land Rovers are legendary!


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Re: Diy sup foil
« Reply #256 on: March 18, 2017, 08:22:38 AM »
Slowly making progress! been doing a lot of messing about with the cnc and had a few problems with it along the way with it but we finally got the first of the proper moulds cut today. I have decided to have two mast options a short mast at 450mm and a long mast at 640mm. There is a deep tuttle for the board side and a standard tuttle for the foil end.

nicely, sukup!

But but but, I thought the answer was 420mm.

You testing locally?

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« Reply #257 on: March 18, 2017, 12:44:11 PM »
Not sure quite what you are asking but im still in Australia at the moment, until I get this finished i don't have any thing in terms of foils to test on the water but I am spending a lot of time at the workshop learning and playing with the CNC. I'm looking forward to getting back to the UK and having my CNC at arms reach at all times.

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Re: Diy sup foil
« Reply #258 on: March 20, 2017, 03:29:38 AM »
Are you in Sydney ?

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« Reply #259 on: March 20, 2017, 06:14:53 AM »
Are you in Sydney ?

no Melbourne, heading up the east cost in a few week though so will probably be passing through at some point

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Re: Diy sup foil
« Reply #260 on: March 20, 2017, 11:09:29 AM »
If you're near the city or northern beaches let me know and we can have a chat. My number is 0416804168

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Re: Diy sup foil
« Reply #261 on: March 21, 2017, 05:18:16 PM »
Moulds are polished and ready to to lay up for the first test!

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Re: Diy sup foil
« Reply #262 on: March 22, 2017, 02:39:58 AM »
Moulds are polished and ready to to lay up for the first test!

Where are you going to test them, Charlie?

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Re: Diy sup foil
« Reply #263 on: March 22, 2017, 03:51:37 AM »
hopefully out here in Melbourne if I get it done in time if not it will be back in the uk when I head back in about 7 weeks

I couldn't get any uni carbon locally however I did pick up some heavy weight basalt and glass today. I have also been busy waxing the moulds all day today  so they should be ready to lay up tomorrow.
« Last Edit: March 22, 2017, 03:53:50 AM by supuk »

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Re: Diy sup foil
« Reply #264 on: March 28, 2017, 07:39:12 PM »
first mast out the mould! it was a wet layup thrown in no vac bag ( I don't have any proper system to hand or anything) just as a test so lots of air bubbles ect but it came out relatively good considering. I'm going to try and do a proper one before I leave aus but if not I will take the moulds back to the uk and continue there were I have all the correct tools and materials in the my work shop.

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Re: Diy sup foil
« Reply #265 on: Today at 12:53:12 AM »
Looks briliiant, you must be chuffed at the result ?

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Re: Diy sup foil
« Reply #266 on: Today at 01:42:18 AM »
Yea looking forward to doing a proper one and poping that out.

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Re: Diy sup foil
« Reply #267 on: Today at 02:16:35 AM »
Man that's pretty good for no vac. Great job. Those are going to be clean when you have the right gear.

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Re: Diy sup foil
« Reply #268 on: Today at 01:03:31 PM »
Supuk - looks great. Unless you don't want to reveal a secret process, can you tell us you joined the two sides and ended up with precise outer dimensions on the top and bottom ends? What's inside?
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Re: Diy sup foil
« Reply #269 on: Today at 01:16:55 PM »
I have not decided on the final method yet it depends a little on how much material I need inside the mould as to how I do it. I will be doing a number of tests to see what works well. That's the great thing about putting the initial time in to the mould its a lot easier and faster to test layups.

 


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