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by mammuth
Tue Apr 28, 2020 2:34 am
Forum: Aprés Ski Building
Topic: Forum software updated
Replies: 7
Views: 862

Re: Forum software updated

Disable the external avatars, security first ... always! And dont loose your time, motivation and energy writing download scripts ... every user can upload his avatar again, its a little effort for those who want their own avatars to have this wonderful forum here. There are more important things in...
by mammuth
Wed Apr 22, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: New press bladder design
Replies: 23
Views: 12171

Re: New press bladder design

If you have leaks at the clamps your clamps are not strong enough ;)
by mammuth
Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Snowboard wood core design help - Epoxy center line
Replies: 2
Views: 602

Re: Snowboard wood core design help - Epoxy center line

what chrismp said ...but it will be a nice table :D
by mammuth
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: New snowboard construction, some help?
Replies: 3
Views: 587

Re: New snowboard construction, some help?

You can increase the core thickness or use more heavy fibres to make the core stiffer... And you should take your time and read to all of the posts here. I did just lurk and read trough this forum for about half a year before i started to build my first board, this was a tremendous help. I think alm...
by mammuth
Mon Mar 23, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: Aprés Ski Building
Topic: Forcing my kids to ski
Replies: 3
Views: 1927

Re: Forcing my kids to ski

Funny. Need to aks my mom if she had to force me too. Never tought about this. Maybe i forgot this dark period of my young life :D
by mammuth
Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: New Topsheet on Used Skis
Replies: 1
Views: 1001

Re: New Topsheet on Used Skis

Ride them as long they work and dont care for optics ;) Or build skis... Except you need something for Apres Ski to show off ;)
by mammuth
Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: Mould for vacuum press
Replies: 3
Views: 1157

Re: Mould for vacuum press

You build a frame with hinges on the back, which holds the vacuum silicone sheet. On the underside you attach a seal (rubber , neoprene,...). You put the lower mold on your table, your ski pack on top then you lower the frame and clamp it just enough so you can build a vacuum. Frame will get sucked ...
by mammuth
Wed Nov 27, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Veneer and clear topsheet bubble elimination
Replies: 4
Views: 1216

Re: Veneer and clear topsheet bubble elimination

Pre soak the veneer, so trapped air is minimized. That said it was pita for me to do this in a pneumatic press...

@Sleeping: Clever solution, didnt think about that!
by mammuth
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: How to avoid unevenness of the base between the edges
Replies: 8
Views: 1691

Re: How to avoid unevenness of the base between the edges

... and you should use the search function and read a little bit more before. There are loads of infos here. Its not FB ;)
by mammuth
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Causes of torsional twisting
Replies: 1
Views: 967

Re: Causes of torsional twisting

epoxy is not hardened fully after curing. some factories bend the skis after to archive the same camber..... so yes, that may be our issue
by mammuth
Mon Nov 11, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Materials and Supplies
Topic: Cedar
Replies: 2
Views: 1500

Cedar

I can get some nice cedar wood (Cedrus atlantica). Anybody has experience building cores with that?
by mammuth
Thu Oct 24, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: Juke 19/20
Replies: 4
Views: 1461

Re: Juke 19/20

Password manager my friend, password manager ;)
by mammuth
Thu Oct 24, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: Juke 19/20
Replies: 4
Views: 1461

Re: Juke 19/20

Maybe better you upload your pics directly here. If imgur changes (like others) its policies one day it creates a huge mess here again, with loads of pics and infos lost

P.S. Like said on FB already: Nice Graphics!!!
by mammuth
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Need help with kid snowboard
Replies: 25
Views: 3508

Re: Need help with kid snowboard

Why you dont make the inserts shorter? And .... 0.6mm more length for the inserts will be absorbed by your fibres (depending on the fibre weight)
by mammuth
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Need help with kid snowboard
Replies: 25
Views: 3508

Re: Need help with kid snowboard

Why you dont make the inserts shorter?