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crabman
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Hemp or Cotton

Postby crabman » Mon Apr 02, 2007 5:49 pm

Any one built a kiteboard yet using hemp or cotton fabrics yet? Have had a look through the forum ,cant see anything .Realise surfboards are using these materials .Would like to give it a go . Anyone with fabric details would be much appreciated .Cheers .

XSwind
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Postby XSwind » Tue Apr 03, 2007 12:23 pm

I have used cotton as a graphics layer and I have also used tie died silk.

Seems to work great althought the silk turned out really dark.

Remember to use only 100% cotton, cheaper the better and avoid the red as this always runs unless you use a color fastner.


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