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by stiggits
Sun Jul 01, 2012 11:41 am
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Split kiteboards for travel
Replies: 4
Views: 4682

Re: Split kiteboards for travel

I made a three part board before and it worked out very heavy, making the joins strong enough proved a lot of messing around. A lot of airlines now charge for any baggage which isnt hand luggage, so over sized board bags dont cost much more than a normal sized bag of the same weight, depends on the ...
by stiggits
Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:55 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: concave??
Replies: 6
Views: 2513

Re: concave??

One thing to remember is that if you have a full concave your fin boxes
will have to be angled to compensate, which could be hard to set up, also
with longer wave fins a error will show up more.

Look forward to seeing some pics as it is also my next project,
Is 142 a bit short ?
by stiggits
Thu Jun 07, 2012 5:23 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Urethane rails?
Replies: 23
Views: 10863

Re: Urethane rails?

Top Tip if pouring urethane rails...check your table with a level before you start mixing !!! Just tried urethane rails on my latest board, and had a few hectic moments propping up legs as all the resin gushed down one end ! I knew my table was level but hadn't realized how much of a slope the garag...
by stiggits
Sun Apr 22, 2012 12:07 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Another builder
Replies: 3
Views: 1699

Re: Another builder

yes it is a three axis,
I have built all the table myself from bits i`ve
"begged, borrowed or stolen"
then bought the motors and drivers.
It could do with a lot of improvements, but is
running and hope to cut a full size board in
the next couple of weeks.
by stiggits
Sat Apr 21, 2012 10:34 am
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Another builder
Replies: 3
Views: 1699

Re: Another builder

have got the CNC more or less up and running :)
A shaky video testing it to cut a 1/5 scale twintip.
Full size to come soon !
by stiggits
Wed Feb 08, 2012 9:22 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Another builder
Replies: 3
Views: 1699

Another builder

Hi, just joined the forum and thought I would say hello before I start posting questions. I have built a couple of boards so far, and they have been quite successful. https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-ABjUpFmARt0/TzLRTp_9tEI/AAAAAAAAANI/pHSHRMu8fsk/s512/BOARDS.jpg The first was a laminated ply boar...

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