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  Topic: RIP Shane McConkey
littleKam

Replies: 5
Views: 2568

PostForum: Aprés Ski Building   Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2009 11:03 pm   Subject: RIP Shane McConkey
http://espn.go.com/action/freeskiing/blog?post=4018726#

so sad...i'm sure everyone has heard of the news by now, but I just want to pay respect to Shane on my and Skibuilders.com's behalf. I know ...
  Topic: top coat?
littleKam

Replies: 3
Views: 1651

PostForum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup   Posted: Wed Mar 04, 2009 12:02 am   Subject: top coat?
are you putting the top coat of epoxy after you have pressed the ski? or are you doing it during layup?

i've been doing the top coat thing for a while now and i do it during the layoup. it works r ...
  Topic: Hemp for topsheets
littleKam

Replies: 6
Views: 3052

PostForum: Materials and Supplies   Posted: Fri Jun 06, 2008 9:13 am   Subject: Hemp for topsheets
If your hemp layer fabric is thin enough you actually feed it directly into your inkjet printer. You'll be surprised as to what your printer can take. I've printed on cloth a few times so far and th ...
  Topic: Does my press have to be huge to make quality skis/boards?
littleKam

Replies: 5
Views: 2281

PostForum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)   Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2008 7:07 pm   Subject: Does my press have to be huge to make quality skis/boards?
yeah i've used that press ^ for a while now. I would recommend making it a little larger though (the interior cavity) and use some stronger hardware.
  Topic: First Pair of Skis
littleKam

Replies: 4
Views: 3785

PostForum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress   Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2008 10:40 pm   Subject: First Pair of Skis
nice! how did you do the graphics?
  Topic: SIA (Snowsports Industry America) 2008 Report
littleKam

Replies: 16
Views: 6199

PostForum: Aprés Ski Building   Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2008 10:40 pm   Subject: SIA (Snowsports Industry America) 2008 Report
Cool vid endre. It's nice to see an overall comparison of how much rocker companies are putting on their skis. Seems some of them are getting a little out of hand...but who knows? I'm really surpr ...
  Topic: SIA (Snowsports Industry America) 2008 Report
littleKam

Replies: 16
Views: 6199

PostForum: Aprés Ski Building   Posted: Mon Feb 04, 2008 10:17 am   Subject: SIA (Snowsports Industry America) 2008 Report
what's the info on Black Diamond's new rockered ski? http://www.flickr.com/photos/wuanzinger/2233366738/sizes/l/

i also like these 2x4's: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wuanzinger/2234657771/sizes/l ...
  Topic: Ripping bindings
littleKam

Replies: 6
Views: 2401

PostForum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2008 5:20 pm   Subject: Ripping bindings
exactly what type of inserts did you use? the brass inserts?

I mounted a pair of Jesters on my skis with a pine core. But I used the regular inserts and they seem to work well. If you want to ...
  Topic: Core made of single piece of wood
littleKam

Replies: 8
Views: 2776

PostForum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup   Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2008 6:15 pm   Subject: Core made of single piece of wood
i've also been using single planks of pine in my skis as well. I haven't been able to fully test the skis because of some issues concerning geometry and stiffness. But I have made a hopefully " ...
  Topic: cores too thin...dang
littleKam

Replies: 6
Views: 2630

PostForum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup   Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2008 9:36 pm   Subject: cores too thin...dang
so plywood, you always use veneers as part of your cores? sounds like a cool idea about prebending the wood core. I had a huge problem today while doing a layup with my stiff core not wanting to la ...
  Topic: WTF?!
littleKam

Replies: 8
Views: 4792

PostForum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress   Posted: Sun Dec 30, 2007 2:16 pm   Subject: WTF?!
yeah I'm definitely not expecting them to rock on the hard stuff. I just want them to be manageable with some sort of edge control. It's scary when I use my reverse sidecut skis and having to flail ...
  Topic: WTF?!
littleKam

Replies: 8
Views: 4792

PostForum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress   Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2007 10:23 pm   Subject: WTF?!
hahahhaa...those are my new beasts! Can't wait to ride them but with the conditions I'm facing with, looks I'll be using them at the beach instead. Neutral

So...the skis are inspired by the new " ...
  Topic: dieskischmiede.at
littleKam

Replies: 20
Views: 8629

PostForum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress   Posted: Thu Dec 27, 2007 8:06 pm   Subject: dieskischmiede.at
Your skis are so nice! Probably the cleanest and most professional I've seen in a while. Do you care to share any more detail on how the graphics are being done? I know you mentioned that a friend ...
  Topic: I just met Glen Plake and he flexed my skis!
littleKam

Replies: 6
Views: 3262

PostForum: Aprés Ski Building   Posted: Mon Dec 24, 2007 12:50 am   Subject: I just met Glen Plake and he flexed my skis!
oh man that's so awesome! I've always wanted to meet Plake. Did he say anything else about the skis?
  Topic: Internship Opening
littleKam

Replies: 3
Views: 1726

PostForum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup   Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2007 1:48 pm   Subject: Internship Opening
Hey East_Coast, where are you studying ID? I'm an industrial design major as well in my second year at Art Center. This internship sounds pretty fun but too bad my schooling takes up way too much ti ...
 
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