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by MontuckyMadman
Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Section8-titanal
Replies: 38
Views: 5834

Ive milled the al channel used in snowboards.
Ive heard in those big cnc flash machines they run glycol to cool the bit. Ive heard a bit of vaseline on the bit can help. Yes ot will dull the bit more but u can do it
by MontuckyMadman
Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: cnc question
Replies: 15
Views: 3499

You dont have to put a hole in the core. Hot glue wrks fine. You can center it with marks.
by MontuckyMadman
Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Bending the rocker/camber profile
Replies: 11
Views: 5476

Less tip rise the colder it gets.
by MontuckyMadman
Thu Nov 09, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: Materials and Supplies
Topic: tinted topsheets
Replies: 6
Views: 1789

Yeah subbed clear top.
by MontuckyMadman
Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Materials and Supplies
Topic: tinted topsheets
Replies: 6
Views: 1789

I think you will have to be more specific or post an example of what you are talking about.
by MontuckyMadman
Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Methods to keep core/ base still during press.
Replies: 27
Views: 13442

Super 77 Spray adhesive, align with tip, tail and center mark. Just keep the edged skis on the template until right before layup. Glue base down, glue your alinment dowles to the cassette and blammo. 77 Cleans off with paste floor wax. Work hot. Dont ask me why i have no idea. Mek barely does anythi...
by MontuckyMadman
Wed Oct 18, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Section8-titanal
Replies: 38
Views: 5834

The donek video explins how to cut this material.
by MontuckyMadman
Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Section8-titanal
Replies: 38
Views: 5834

skidesmond wrote:
Ideally I’d like to use titanal that’s 2.5 - 3 in wide in stead of 5.5in wide. But this is all I’ve found so far.
Dont u just score and snap?
by MontuckyMadman
Wed Oct 18, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Section8-titanal
Replies: 38
Views: 5834

.6 sounds crazy thick. If u wanna do 2 layers i have calced .3. What are ypu trying to acheive? Stiffness longitudenally? Tortional stiffness? Dampness from metal weight? What flax weight are u useing? Ive done 6x6inch layups with triax glass and 1/4" ply cant bend them. Some race skis just have one...
by MontuckyMadman
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: Back and looking forward to building!
Replies: 22
Views: 5571

I assume you know about entropy resin?
Been around long time now.
by MontuckyMadman
Sat Sep 23, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Yard Sale (non commercial)
Topic: NIB Epson Stylus 1400 $300 shipped SOLD
Replies: 2
Views: 1246

300 shipped conti us. more for intl.
I get incredable shipping rates.

Motivated seller. Its in my way.
by MontuckyMadman
Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: Materials and Supplies
Topic: Dealing with cdw
Replies: 14
Views: 7293

Mark takes phone calls on the reg. He only takes orders via email. Call him with questions in the great state of ohio. The edge buisness is .01% of what they do. They do it well but they dont really care.
by MontuckyMadman
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Placement of the Mid Running Surface on a Directional Ski
Replies: 7
Views: 2363

Wouldn't it be more advised to make the turning radius in the tip to be smaller than the tail so the ski engages easily initially and releases easily instead of being locked into a tighter radius at the end of the turn? Has nothing to do with your question but the camber radius and apex play a role ...
by MontuckyMadman
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: help choosing a vacuum for a table press
Replies: 21
Views: 5371

The real questio. Is where is the thermocouple in relation to the heating blanket.
by MontuckyMadman
Sat Jul 15, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: wood sidewall or sidewallless
Replies: 3
Views: 1881

If u dont hqve issues with sidewall blowout from base side edge strikes and ski impact then its barely better. The bled core sidewall does have more tendancy to blowout where the very lam cut into the sidewall but not much. Flex may chnge but doubt its noticble depends on how wide ur sidewall strips...