And Ya got some data from your work before it broke ; that's Always good !!
If adding carbon to metal, then you will need
one layer of 4oz glass between the two to address that dissimilar-metals thing,
otherwise there will be corrosion in the metal part.
we c what happens - maybe i go to wood if ally fails - nice and healthy...
Wood is Good and Cheap ; and if Ya add a bit of carbon to , it would
be Way strong ; kinda don't think there's a Cheaper way to go , and still
insure a decent odds for success ! Ultimately, if a guy wanted to build a Cheap
hydrofoil for production, i don't think there is a better way to go than wood & carbon.
Shaping the same part from wood and repeating it 200 times , doesn't require
a lot of Expensive machine tools ; most of that equipment can be hand made , which
helps to keep the production cost down. Look at the tooling that --windfreak74-- made
on page 10 , in the thread : " DIY Home Made wooden Hydrofoil fins" .
about 1/2 way down here :
Hawaiis is responsible for my new way of thinking about wood ; i'm still adding