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by EH
Thu Jan 12, 2006 6:27 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: dumb questions
Replies: 1
Views: 1116

I don't think house hold insulation would work, sounds like you are on a budget, try plywood that would be the cheapest, followed by balsa core, and then foam cores. You can use poly as a release material, but you don't need to spray it, epoxy doesn’t stick to that type of plastic. Just make ...
by EH
Thu Jan 12, 2006 6:12 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Controling Resin Flow Vacuum Process
Replies: 3
Views: 1348

The release fabric is key if you want to get rid of the extra resin (making the board lighter) Here is one link on where to get it http://www.jamestowndistributors.com/find;a;1;ID;,Fiberglass,Vacuum.Bagging.Supplies. They also have all the vac bag supplies. When you vac. bag you don't need as much e...
by EH
Thu Dec 15, 2005 8:40 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Surfboard Repair
Replies: 1
Views: 977

I riped the fin box out of my long board. To put it back in I epoxyed the box into its hole. I filled the box with popsicle sticks and put a ton of mold release wax onto of the sticks. When the area was all fair (I had to fill the area around the box with micro balloons and epoxy to get it even with...
by EH
Thu Sep 15, 2005 6:06 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: DC kiteboards a new look and new toys (surfboards)
Replies: 20
Views: 2074

System Three makes a UV Resistant Epoxy called SB-112 surfboard resin. This epoxy has UV resistance so you don't have to paint over carbon or fiberglass board. It is stronger then polyester resins, and has the UV protection that normal epoxy does not.
by EH
Mon Aug 15, 2005 6:16 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Core Foam
Replies: 6
Views: 2123

Devin, The weight of the board has alot to do with the materials that go into the board. 9oz. glass seems a little heavy. I am sure it is bullet proof. We use tow sheets of Carbon, then a sheet of 6oz glass, then a sheet of 4oz glass for some of our boards. We have even done three sheets of 6oz and ...
by EH
Fri Aug 12, 2005 8:26 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Core Foam
Replies: 6
Views: 2123

We get alot of our material from this place called Jamestown Distributors, http://www.jamestowndistributors.com They have all the board building materials you need. The foam, epoxy, tee nuts, inserts, glass/carbon. They ship anywhere in the world. Check out there site. How were you going to lay up t...
by EH
Wed Aug 03, 2005 1:44 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: How EH kites builds there boards
Replies: 5
Views: 2294

How EH kites builds there boards

Here is an article on how EH kiteboarding builds there boards. http://www.cabareteairforce.com/news/148/ARTICLE/1103/2005-08-02.html. I bought one of there boards and love it, I also tried making a board after talking to these guys. I followed there model, and changed a few steps, buy the board came...
by EH
Wed Aug 03, 2005 1:40 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Full Instructions to get a Nub Going
Replies: 1
Views: 1182

Here is an article on building a board that I found. http://www.cabareteairforce.com/news/14 ... 08-02.html.

I emailed these guys about building a board and they gave me some tips, info@ehkites.com.

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