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by MadRussian
Wed Apr 15, 2020 5:48 am
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: Blackmore
Replies: 24
Views: 1610

Re: Blackmore

As for Camber I appreciate that tip on that. what went wrong in your first try with the mold? MDF ribs mold construction not simple to make flat surface not to mention heat blanket can do number on MDF making it even worse. as for equipment. I suggest buy old industrial equipment like tablesaw band...
by MadRussian
Sat Apr 11, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: Blackmore
Replies: 24
Views: 1610

Re: Blackmore

Any beginner tips or feedback on my current design/plan would be greatly appreciated concentrate lesson ski design. Concentrate more on setup shop and get needed equipment. Don't over think it. You mentioned camber. When building my first pair skis camber section of the mold didn't come out as well...
by MadRussian
Fri Apr 10, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Yard Sale (non commercial)
Topic: Tons of CDW edge material
Replies: 6
Views: 1194

Re: Tons of CDW edge material

camhard wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:24 pm
Awesome will let you know.

Talking to a few of the bigger local companies in BC, but I like the 10lb roll idea.
do you going to sell 10lb roll?
by MadRussian
Sun Mar 08, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Yard Sale (non commercial)
Topic: Tons of CDW edge material
Replies: 6
Views: 1194

Re: Tons of CDW edge material

I'll buy small roll if you decide to go this way
by MadRussian
Fri Jan 31, 2020 6:06 am
Forum: Materials and Supplies
Topic: Cedar
Replies: 2
Views: 1616

Re: Cedar

I used it only once long time ago on my first pair, and had no problem. However, wood was well dried and probably 50 years old. I experience different problem because it was quarter sawing when router for sidewall It was easily split alone grain line
by MadRussian
Wed Jan 08, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Aprés Ski Building
Topic: Making it big?
Replies: 8
Views: 1639

Re: Making it big?

It's a hard market for sure. I never really bothered to try. When your material costs are climbing close to $200 and a guy can buy a pair of last years Rossi's for $300 on EVO, theres not much point. Sam custom skis most of us make cannot be compared to $300 bargain corner skis bargain shopper type...
by MadRussian
Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Methods to keep core/ base still during press.
Replies: 34
Views: 17291

Re: Methods to keep core/ base still during press.

@fred

I hope it will be more successful.
This method didn't work for me. You can see my results when base shifts. obviously I only tried it once. :D
by MadRussian
Wed Dec 11, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: Vacuum pump?
Replies: 2
Views: 1029

Re: Vacuum pump?

I have a vacuum pump. Oil type 7 CFM iirc. Intended for continuous run. can ship without oil or come by to pick up in Vermont when I go to ski :D
by MadRussian
Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: heating a vacuum press
Replies: 13
Views: 2215

Re: heating a vacuum press

do you ever read this forum? Everything you asked has been discussed many, many times. Not always given straightforward solution because everybody do stuff little different and you have to read between the line and find your own solution for your own possibly unique problem. Because if you read it y...
by MadRussian
Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:42 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Veneer and clear topsheet bubble elimination
Replies: 4
Views: 1338

Re: Veneer and clear topsheet bubble elimination

I don't have problems with bubbles. iirc epoxy roller should take care of bubbles " The bubble roller tool is for getting air bubbles out of freshly laid fiberglass , " https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07SSSB7J7/ref=sspa_dk_detail_2?psc=1&pd_rd_i=B07SSSB7J7&pd_rd_w=VahHP&pf_rd_p=45a72588-80f7-4414-9851-78...
by MadRussian
Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: Aprés Ski Building
Topic: East coast summit
Replies: 37
Views: 14412

Re: East coast summit

in past attempts seems like was interest but didn't worked out logistics. or maybe was not enough interest lol

I'll be interested. Depends on proposed location and date.

Mega passes now days cold ad some complication
by MadRussian
Sat Jun 01, 2019 5:56 am
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: Ghetto Tips & Tricks
Replies: 9
Views: 3140

Re: Ghetto Tips & Tricks

this could be very useful to someone who want to build edge Sander.

by MadRussian
Mon May 13, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Yard Sale (non commercial)
Topic: FS firehose East Coast
Replies: 17
Views: 11369

Re: FS firehose East Coast

for a while I couldn't make update.

if anybody need. I still have firehose
by MadRussian
Sun May 12, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Yard Sale (non commercial)
Topic: Yellow 1.3mm base
Replies: 2
Views: 1494

Re: Yellow 1.3mm base

looks like I'd be interested for 4 meters
by MadRussian
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: NEW SKI MAKER NEEDING BASIC HELP
Replies: 3
Views: 1685

Re: NEW SKI MAKER NEEDING BASIC HELP

you did not mention if you have needed tools and equipment. Not to mention skills to use it. Cutting tools can cut not only wood.... I have several close calls. Anyway it several epoxies people using around here. Heat cure and room temperature. Heat cure. Also, will cure at room temperature btw. It ...