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 Post subject: who´s biulding fliptips?
PostPosted: Fri Sep 05, 2003 5:14 pm 
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hy!

i was wondering if theres anybody out there building his boards with fliptips?!

i got some ideas how to biuld them, but mybe theres someone out there who´s already got some exp. in biuld these....

thanks in advance!
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 08, 2003 12:40 pm 
I do.

No clue how others do it, I just glue some extra foam to the ends at an angle.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 27, 2004 5:55 pm 
My boards are a sandwich of 2 1/4" sheets of foam.
I cut outthe shape of the line of the flip tip in 1/4 plywood - make 2. I make a rounded fliptip that follows the end of the board. I mark and cut this shape from the bottom sheet and then sandwich the boards together.
When I put glass on the bottom I put the plywood on top of the breather fabric and tape it in to position. When the vacuum presses down on the plywood it makes sure that the glass follows the fliptip edge because generally speaking glass doesnt want to.

hope this helps


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 28, 2004 4:43 am 
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I use the method described here http://www.kiteboardbuilder.com/130FoamCore/
Warning: The pictures are not in the right order, but you'll get the hang of it


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