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by mammuth
Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: New Topsheet on Used Skis
Replies: 1
Views: 151

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: 107

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: 162

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: 296

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: 117

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: 0
Views: 136

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: 399

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: 399

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: 19
Views: 720

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: 19
Views: 720

Re: Need help with kid snowboard

Why you dont make the inserts shorter?
by mammuth
Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: Vacuum Press
Replies: 63
Views: 35032

Re: Vacuum Press

I did build my first boards with the vac-pro venturi + a 25l tank from an old compressor for vacuum "storage", works great. You just need a compressor big enough
by mammuth
Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Section8-titanal
Replies: 38
Views: 5841

Re: Section8-titanal

Phosphoric acid you can use. Btw the treatment from factory doesnt hold very long. This from the experience of some friends who are working with this material
by mammuth
Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Bamboo/Cork Sidewalls
Replies: 8
Views: 394

Re: Bamboo/Cork Sidewalls

Ask Salomon what they suggest and tell us. I share the Doctors opinion too
by mammuth
Fri Oct 04, 2019 2:02 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Section8-titanal
Replies: 38
Views: 5841

Re: Section8-titanal

acid & vds rubber. you need to break the oxidation layer and keep a flexible bonding
by mammuth
Mon Sep 30, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: My wooden skies and Snow Surf board
Replies: 1
Views: 324

Re: My wooden skies and Snow Surf board

I like the look! Printed topsheet?