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Postby Guest » Fri Jan 04, 2002 6:08 pm

is carbon really good for boards?
or just partially?

can you messure flex on a board and which flex is the best for it?
advantage/disadvantage?

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Postby murdoc » Sun Jan 06, 2002 3:53 pm

carbon is very stiff.

a board made entirely of carbon won't flex much.

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Postby BLOWN AWAY » Mon Aug 19, 2002 8:38 am

A local kitesurfer around where i live has a homemade carbon board. It's stiff and VERY light.... he's quite good but only uses homemade carbon boards....

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Postby mede » Tue Aug 20, 2002 12:48 pm

hi,

a friend of mine is currently making some experiments with a wood-carbon sandwich board. the first results look encouraging (:-)))

pics under <a href="http://http://tux.ch/pix/tuxboard6/">tuxboards</a></font>

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Postby mede » Tue Aug 20, 2002 12:50 pm

sorry, the right address is <a href="http://tux.ch/pix/tuxboard6/">tuxboards</a></font>

regards (;-)))

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Postby Toby » Tue Aug 20, 2002 1:33 pm

Boards with only carbon are very stiff.
you need a special mixture of carbon and glass to give it a certain flex.
To much and too little flex makes the board perform less good.


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