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by MadRussian
Sun Mar 08, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Yard Sale (non commercial)
Topic: Tons of CDW edge material
Replies: 3
Views: 185

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: 772

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: 680

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: 15221

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: 417

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: 1149

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: 616

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: 12423

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: 2153

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: 10087

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: 823

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: 1044

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 ...
by MadRussian
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Best cut of wood for core wood
Replies: 7
Views: 1573

Re: Best cut of wood for core wood

MadRussian wrote:
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:09 pm
if I have a choice would always use quarter sawn wood.
I should've clarified. I built each core individual… 1/4 sawn work best for this method
by MadRussian
Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Aprés Ski Building
Topic: finally… Thank you
Replies: 2
Views: 753

Re: finally… Thank you

Head Monkey wrote:
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:22 pm
MadRussian returns!! Welcome back.

I've sent you some emails so we can go about getting you access to your old account again.
thank you Mike for quick respond and fix my log in problem :D :D
by MadRussian
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Best cut of wood for core wood
Replies: 7
Views: 1573

Re: Best cut of wood for core wood

if I have a choice would always use quarter sawn wood.