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by Grkite
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Filled epoxy rails
Replies: 4
Views: 512

Re: Filled epoxy rails

It looks like HDPE...or something else as it runs all around the cross section ...something like thermoplastic where the core dived in and in a mold alltogether. But very good idea...I will try...put carbon leftovers...in rails...I also want to use lava rock from volcano...I will try both! ABS in ra...
by Grkite
Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Grind base material test
Replies: 4
Views: 572

Re: Grind base material test

Hi, I used some types of paints during my trials and all somehow reduced the epoxy's bond...Is better to use pigment in the epoxy to give colour... But if you need any colour with 100% opacity ..then you ay need to use alot which is not good. Still I bought once...a type of cans of only black grey a...
by Grkite
Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Custom Kiteboard Full Carbon
Replies: 20
Views: 1151

Re: Custom Kiteboard Full Carbon

The one that I am now finishing has two strips on top with glass and carbon with glass under. She is quite thin in the middle and really I have to add probable more heavy glass. The two carbo strips on the top with glass ...makine her flexy and strong. For sure the best would be to able to cut the c...
by Grkite
Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Custom Kiteboard Full Carbon
Replies: 20
Views: 1151

Re: Custom Kiteboard Full Carbon

I have tried a lot of diffrent mediums for graphics. The most of them produce air...or the ink/(inkjet printer) blurred them due to colour reaction. I spent so much time trying to figure out what is right for my process and easy as i have quite high temperature in thermopress. It is plastic transpar...
by Grkite
Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: DIY split wave twinny
Replies: 21
Views: 1351

Re: DIY split wave twinny

I mean I read the process and start thinking cutting my board in half...but then started thinking the issues...I wonder when you rode her..was it stiffer due to connecting plate?? also the gap in the bottom of the two parts..didnt produce any issue? Thank you very much for your answer I have to loca...
by Grkite
Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: DIY split wave twinny
Replies: 21
Views: 1351

Re: DIY split wave twinny

You make it looks soo easy....:)

But I wonder about the graphichs. Did you print in the polyester fabric? Where? Or you bought this as is ?

Thanks.
by Grkite
Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Custom Kiteboard Full Carbon
Replies: 20
Views: 1151

Re: Custom Kiteboard Full Carbon

Kalispera Kosta, First of all Everything Brakes if you exceed the limits ! Now if its a matter of use OR construction OR design....its another matter. Still I wonder how you conclude that it will brake when you really dont know the glass that is inside? And ok you see in the inner sides of the pads-...
by Grkite
Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: How to fix delaminating Brunotti
Replies: 12
Views: 511

Re: How to fix delaminating Brunotti

She needs a chance!! Even if I see a small bump on the rail in the start of the peel off of top sheet...and I sy that because this may happen if the rail is hitted and then the opening allows water to get in between the layers then it propagates and the pill off...is fast...I BELIEVE. So if you find...
by Grkite
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Custom Kiteboard Full Carbon
Replies: 20
Views: 1151

Re: Custom Kiteboard Full Carbon

Ok.Thank you! Still..so many different approaches..ideas and theories..I wonder what is right?... I am sure you all know that any calculation so simple in a comblex environment will give only relative values. Yeah yeah I am a mechanical engineer.....and you need FE and CFD analysis with so many diff...
by Grkite
Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Custom Kiteboard Full Carbon
Replies: 20
Views: 1151

Re: Custom Kiteboard Full Carbon and glass

Both sides have carbon and glass. Sorry if misled you...

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