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Laid down some serious cloth today
Had to laugh.........because although this thread is great, it's all just fun and games until you bump up against  pot was a scramble to keep it all flowing! 

Pics to follow when FrankenFoil is complete   3 more weeks at  2 hours/week  (teenagers rule the roost)

definitely  some glass cloth over... 4oz for me cause i have a roll with a  fine weave.

Mat 2oz i think would just pull apart and be uneven

That CF is thick and rough....the glass lets you work in the poxy without pulling the cf apart, and it gives you an edge taper  for a nice edge. i overlay just a 1/2 "  past  the cf.....Hard to cut the CF cloth that thick and have a nice fine edge....the glass kind of holds it down and smooths it    Again, alot of it comes off

Kick it all off at once=stronger, two distinct layers probably gives a  finer finish

I am not 60 grit certified....i would create much bigger problems....but again i love lifting the tape when late tacky-stiff from outside edge towards the cloth and at that point you can cut the glass right at the tape line with a razor   Timing is everything

I just used 120 to take down a similar edge on some  6ish Carbon

The tape definitely defines a line to come down to   I got lucky and was able to bring the tape up to perpendicular when things were late tacky.... ..maybe 150 if you are just gonna finis there.....

Definitely helps to have some sacrificial 4oz glass on top 

And yeah appreciate JL's vid....I use the new Glad wrap for poor mans vac bag and smaller's nice to pull it smooth

Foil SUP / Re: In my head...
« on: March 08, 2019, 07:01:35 PM »
Looks alot nicer than East Coast , and yeah very nice shots.... but that leading edge nose is pushing up water?
I haven't seen that elsewhere, but it' s on both shots....

Can always bend the knees least you are center line

General Discussion / Re: Spot Check, California 2019
« on: February 23, 2019, 05:48:44 AM »
Stay out there as long as you can !
Nothing going on out East unless you are i the mountains
Nice vid as always

Foil SUP / Re: flat water start on a hand made foil
« on: February 23, 2019, 05:43:08 AM »
Strong work  !!!!!
Now that's a Training Program.

Gear Talk / Re: Jimmy Lewis - Sale
« on: January 21, 2019, 04:04:59 PM »
My label was a West Coast warehouse...sorry can't remember exactly, and tossed the box
Sux to have to pay to ship a board TO Hawaii.
Superumped on the Supertech....rails are SO fine...

Gear Talk / Re: Jimmy Lewis - Sale
« on: January 20, 2019, 03:56:16 PM »
I must admit i pulled the trigger on a SuperTech

A board i have covetted at a killa price

Arrived within a week FedEx really well packed

The Shape Shack / Re: EPS Breather layer....Pono jrandy?
« on: January 12, 2019, 02:25:05 PM »
Thanks guys!

 I love the Forum for this kind of learning

Think I'll do at test rail wrap without making a poxy mess, but yeah it might keep bag wrinkles down and be smooth it it works

Add a poorly heated shack, a New England winter and a heat gun....:)   

The Shape Shack / EPS Breather layer....Pono jrandy?
« on: January 12, 2019, 09:34:57 AM »
Pono , jrandy or other....

Were you saying that EPS sheets can work well as a breather layer?     I have plenty of 5/16 sheets lying around.   Was using quilting material, butthe eps is tempting as easier to work with maybe

If so, can it wrap rails and angles?.... Obviously when it's dry it just crumbles when flexed, but i guess it can make some bends when pulled down

The Shape Shack / Re: Divinycell OVER fiberglass skin?
« on: January 12, 2019, 09:30:37 AM »
cowboy ...anytime it can all kick off at once is better...unibody construction  I'm sure builds vary, but next layer on tacky  is good..

BTW, the 3M  77 on skin to divinycell was a fail for me, as i was trying to follow a rocker, and using 1/2 divinycell....had it down tight, but then the sander vibration started lifing it off, and so i went to poxy
It' a reverse or double sandwich, and the hard skin was first...vibrated too much

The Shape Shack / Re: Build a Vacuum System to Dry Boards
« on: January 11, 2019, 06:35:58 AM »
Clearly it's winter around here!

So on a far more comedic level of board drying....Did anyone ever see the DingKing board spinner on Maui?

The concept was to centrifuge water to a tip...(presumably the crash site tip)

It looked like a giant lawn sprinkler on steroids.....spun a board at maybe 400 RPM, and threatened to kill anyone within it's wobbly radius.

Personally, water ingress, and a few dings brings me closer to Spousal-Permission to get a new board.....She is far less happy about all of the fibers/dust/sanders/microballons/ noise discarded cloves masks and mess.....

Wind Powered / Re: Windfoil crash.
« on: January 11, 2019, 04:34:31 AM »
I'd cut the tail of that thing off right behind the straps.....use the straps as the new rear....and put the mast track way up by the  "H" in Hi-per Tech

but then you are down to what 80L or less ?   being able to uphaul is kind of big if you want to play on the lower edge...I still think you are on the right track with the boogie board  2x4  foiler

but the mast/fuselage is right......

Not even convinced straps are "All that"

Wind Powered / Re: Windfoil crash.
« on: January 09, 2019, 07:01:06 PM »
A Longer fuselage really helps, and the wing back closer to mast made the mast position more traditional

Watch your feet waterstarting, and if you can clew first waterstart, its better, as it brings your feet away from the blades

Wind Powered / Re: Windfoil crash.
« on: January 09, 2019, 06:48:18 PM »
just went thru the video frame by frame at the crash
Didn't see it at first, but yup.... he cavitated ..tail wing first, then just for one frame, the front wing

That's how most of the crashes seems to happen...too high, lose lift, and drop

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