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by TomW
Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: fuselage fabrication
Replies: 5
Views: 237

Re: fuselage fabrication

Ok thanks. That's 60E for 3 tubes. If I go to 2 tubes I get down to about 40E. My plan was to 3d print a spacer between the cylinder fuse and the aluminum mast. Both surfaces are accurate so easy to do. And I could just embed some stainless inserts into the filked carbon tube and screw the wings to ...
by TomW
Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: fuselage fabrication
Replies: 5
Views: 237

fuselage fabrication

Hi, While I'm working on designing a wing to fit my moses fuselage, which is somewhat driving the design, I am starting to think about just making a fuselage and bonding the wings to the fuselage and attach it to a standard aluminium strut. What do you think of the idea of using standard carbon tube...
by TomW
Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Carbon Tow
Replies: 10
Views: 1124

Re: Carbon Tow

Have you considered buying the 1m wide UniD at 100g and slicing off stripes? Will that get past?
It's easy to cut with a razor blade. Much cheaper too.
by TomW
Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Moses 2018
Replies: 187
Views: 16699

Re: Moses 2018

I'm pretty sure the wing on the ghost whisperer is not the 550 wing, but the 558.
Moses wings have this progression: 590-548-550-558-637.
by TomW
Sun Jan 21, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Mar Menor , Mercia
Replies: 2
Views: 603

Re: Mar Menor , Mercia

I'd be interested too.
by TomW
Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Moses 2018
Replies: 187
Views: 16699

Re: Moses 2018

Off topic now, but Peter, I'm not Scandinavian or Swedish. I grew up in Los Angeles and moved to Sweden 34 years ago in May. I came here for the low taxes, fantastic climate and high paying jobs.... :lol: :o
by TomW
Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Moses 2018
Replies: 187
Views: 16699

Re: Moses 2018

Hej Peter,
No wind this weekend, really busy at work, preparing for going to Tokyo for work Jan 24- feb1. Won't be motivated Feb 3-4 with jet lag and then leaving feb9.

Maybe on a trip I'll do some foiling in Japan...
by TomW
Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Moses 2018
Replies: 187
Views: 16699

Re: Moses 2018

Have not reached 25 knots (46km/HR) yet. I'm usually up to 38 km hr, cruising at 30-35km/HR.
by TomW
Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Moses 2018
Replies: 187
Views: 16699

Re: Moses 2018

I'm not doing 50 knots...
by TomW
Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Maldives - January
Replies: 10
Views: 2569

Re: Maldives - January

Awesome! The people there must wonder what the Ninja warrior is doing out on the water

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