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 Post subject: She has wonderful insite!
PostPosted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 12:07 pm 
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Worth a read! :thumb:
http://www.boardlady.com/fast.htm
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 Post subject: Re: She has wonderful insite!
PostPosted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 1:23 pm 
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the bomb when it comes to repairing your baby


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 Post subject: Re: She has wonderful insite!
PostPosted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 1:29 pm 
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i could never be critical of the board lady.

a wonderful site for many years.

much of what she says about drag reduction is worth noting.
... just take it all with a 'grain of salt'


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 Post subject: Re: She has wonderful insite!
PostPosted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 7:16 pm 
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In car engines, the shiny piston walls are now cross hatched to create a matted surface. The engine oil will stick to it instead of beading on it. Creating a well oiled machine.


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 Post subject: Re: She has wonderful insite!
PostPosted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 7:42 pm 
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McLube Hull Coat.

reduces drag on both shinny and matte boards.

Whatever you do don't get it on the top of your board....


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 Post subject: Re: She has wonderful insite!
PostPosted: Thu Sep 11, 2014 10:13 am 
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Hawaiis wrote:
In car engines, the shiny piston walls are now cross hatched to create a matted surface. The engine oil will stick to it instead of beading on it. Creating a well oiled machine.


The effect of groove texture patterns on piston-ring pack friction
http://sam.ensam.eu/bitstream/handle/10985/7478/MSMP_JPE_2012.pdf?sequence=3

It would be interesting to apply this investigation method to liquids with less viscosity (water), any student out there looking for a subject ?

But for the time being, lets's use the boardlady proven method.


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 Post subject: Re: She has wonderful insite!
PostPosted: Thu Sep 11, 2014 4:00 pm 
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revhed wrote:

What a great website! Everyone should bookmark this.
Especially:
http://www.boardlady.com/stringers.htm
Stringers are pointless!


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