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by MontuckyMadman
Thu Oct 30, 2008 7:50 pm
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: New Ski Snowboard Press
Replies: 59
Views: 22552

Yo Drews, I f you are going hose stly I just made some fabric bags for shopvac and co. check my info in his thread. Still waiting to here if they are good to go, but I am pretty sure it's a good way to go.
1000 Denier Cordura nylon heavy duty.
I can make them super fast.
by MontuckyMadman
Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:25 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: locating pins
Replies: 11
Views: 2571

The cassttes I saw had no way of locking the top to the bottom.
Just keys the bottom in outside the confines of the press.
by MontuckyMadman
Mon Oct 27, 2008 7:17 pm
Forum: Materials and Supplies
Topic: pre-bent edges ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1624

ben_mtl wrote:
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My german is really rusty
by MontuckyMadman
Mon Oct 27, 2008 11:46 am
Forum: Materials and Supplies
Topic: 11.5mm x 5mm Insert Group Buy
Replies: 6
Views: 2576

Brass or stainless?
Self cutting to go in from top or flanged to fit in from below the core below?
I ordered some from ebay brass self tapping corse wood thread 30 shipped for $15.00
The are m6 12.5 mm long so I will have to grind. size 3 posidriver screws fit it I hope.
by MontuckyMadman
Mon Oct 27, 2008 11:40 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: locating pins
Replies: 11
Views: 2571

Hey I saw this at pm gear. They basically had a key of small sections of aluminum plate outside the baldder/layup area on the movable cassette/mold Then attached to the press was a wood key that the bottom mold key slid into and it was static and held the mold perfect. Does this make sense? Is this ...
by MontuckyMadman
Sat Oct 25, 2008 4:44 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Shaping the core prior to pressing
Replies: 3
Views: 1546

pros don't prebend.
I think the only benny you get is ease of layup and reduces teh possiblity of core shift if you don't have that worked out, other than that I think that triax and resin would hold a donky's camber
by MontuckyMadman
Fri Oct 24, 2008 8:30 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Edge Cnc Question
Replies: 8
Views: 2412

Thats' fab shif but the big boys and boutique guys press higher and route the core to fit the overhang of the edge tangs.
Do your skis weigh slightly over 8 lbs per pair if so keep doin' what yer doin'.
by MontuckyMadman
Thu Oct 23, 2008 4:59 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Best wide ski core thickness profile
Replies: 6
Views: 8213

I have made only one ski so far. 138mm at the waist and 2.5 mm tip continual grade to about 10.5 and the 3mm in the tail. I put in a long thing diamond shape of extra glass running from about 60cm from the tip to the tail I am really impressed with the burliness/stiffness of the ski. Solid poplar co...
by MontuckyMadman
Tue Oct 21, 2008 12:47 pm
Forum: Aprés Ski Building
Topic: "This is just a tribute"
Replies: 1
Views: 1592

Might make a nice tip/hood ornament
by MontuckyMadman
Tue Oct 21, 2008 12:30 pm
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: best PSI to use
Replies: 14
Views: 3870

I don't see your logic. Its more about set time than it is strength and weakness. I figure you think it will be weaker so you want to leave more epoxy in the ski and not sqeeze it out? In a heated press temp and pressure is ramped to achieve the best balance. ( I think) I would test your epoxy and o...
by MontuckyMadman
Tue Oct 21, 2008 12:00 pm
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: best PSI to use
Replies: 14
Views: 3870

Please tell us what your experts told you.

Most people here I believe are between 50 and 75 psi. for a pneumatic press
Room temp cure or heated?
by MontuckyMadman
Tue Oct 21, 2008 11:55 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: alternative topsheet methods
Replies: 2
Views: 1387

You are going to see the glass and the wood core will be muted. Arbor uses a veneer I believe in most instances. So you are seeing a top sheet not the core.
I used a really thin piece of cloth and it appears hard and good enough without the added expense of top sheet.
by MontuckyMadman
Tue Oct 21, 2008 7:42 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Welding edge Material Together
Replies: 5
Views: 1696

Apparently you did not understand. I welded the edges on a wood template not attached to the base. I then transferred my welded edge setup to my base cold. Worked great. I used a low voltage mig welder. I have be welding for years, its pretty easy to do a couple quick tacks. Oh and knights, it was n...
by MontuckyMadman
Mon Oct 20, 2008 4:47 pm
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: Shopvac's Skis
Replies: 95
Views: 55059

Hey, I'm reinventing myself here. I was Wannabebuilder. But I built a ski. It's just like a 138 similar to your pics.. I work in a shop that makes items from 1000 Denier Cordura nylon. I think it would be great as a press frame. Cordura is super strong. We have tons of remnant. Like 2 and 3 yard sec...