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Introduction

Postby downunder » Wed Jul 10, 2013 4:49 am

Hi all

hope you have some good wind or great time making boards!

I currently follow a few forums and have my own blogs.

One of it is:

http://downunderbloghr.blogspot.com

Bi-lingual on my native thong Croatian (probably the only kite board shaper from that part of Europe), and English (been living in Australia for the last n-years).

The Australian forum is built by Matthew:

http://boardbuilders-forum.1077691.n5.nabble.com/

The above is easier for us to follow coz of the time difference in Oz.

I have found some great designs on French site as well:

http://http://www.freeshaper.com/

A bit odd with English translation tho. But some very very nice designs.

Forgotten to say, building 3 boards atm, all bamboo. But need to finish my heat blanket first.

Enjoy !

D.

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Re: Introduction

Postby BigTomi » Wed Jul 10, 2013 8:09 am

Svaka čast daske super izgledaju. :thumb:

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Re: Introduction

Postby downunder » Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:58 am

Thanks! Hvala!

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Re: Introduction

Postby downunder » Sun Jul 14, 2013 7:57 am

Finished my first silicone heat blanket, 1000W, cost about $80.

DSC00318 (Small).JPG


Doing PU rails now...

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Re: Introduction

Postby downunder » Sun Jul 14, 2013 2:46 pm

And done! I'm busy today :thumb:

PU rails, two cores, third done in the background:

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Now the top layer...

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Re: Introduction

Postby plummet » Sun Jul 14, 2013 11:29 pm

Your a machine making boards at full speed. I'm still getting around to making my second mutant.

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Re: Introduction

Postby downunder » Mon Jul 15, 2013 8:18 am

Hey Plummet

I see you are regular here:)

Yeah, was hoping to finish my new board before holidays...Will see.

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Re: Introduction

Postby downunder » Sun Jul 21, 2013 11:15 am


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Re: Introduction

Postby BWD » Sun Jul 21, 2013 2:02 pm

urethane:
baste rail channel with epoxy, keeps core moisture away from the plastic, no bubbles, and no vac chamber required.
Rough up the core edge first for max. adhesion if you think needed (prob. not strictly necessary)...

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Re: Introduction

Postby downunder » Mon Jul 22, 2013 4:39 am

BWD wrote:urethane:
baste rail channel with epoxy, keeps core moisture away from the plastic, no bubbles, and no vac chamber required.
Rough up the core edge first for max. adhesion if you think needed (prob. not strictly necessary)...



Hey BWD, that is a very good suggestion! Cheers for that!

Would you use a thinned epoxy, like an epoxy sealer?


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