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by Dr. Delam
Tue Apr 29, 2008 6:46 pm
Forum: Aprés Ski Building
Topic: moving to Reno, NV!
Replies: 9
Views: 3726

Welcome to the Sierras

You'll love it here. This is the best year round place I have found. A local ski builders store sounds perfect too!
by Dr. Delam
Sat Apr 26, 2008 5:53 pm
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: botched order: now, ISO silicon heat blanket
Replies: 8
Views: 3129

Why is that SPAM????

Isn't listing a supplier helping others out? I ordered my blanket from Heatcon and although not as good of a price from MEI they packaged it with a controller and relay. While Craig may have already found a supplier, providing useful information is what forums are all about and others might benefit ...
by Dr. Delam
Tue Nov 27, 2007 7:33 pm
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: Heat Blanket - Bottom Only
Replies: 21
Views: 11787

I too had similar results when heating from the bottom only. My mold has zero camber from tail to toe piece area and rockered reverse camber to the tip. I used qcm 49 and 408, pressing at 180 degrees. The ski came out with about 4 millimeters of camber where it was supposed to be flat and the rocker...
by Dr. Delam
Tue Nov 13, 2007 10:17 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Core Shift Solutions?
Replies: 1
Views: 1218

Core Shift Solutions?

During my first ski pressing I was too excited to take my time and keep everything aligned. My core shifted so there is about a 1/4" gap on one sidewall. My next ski came out right on. I put spray adhesive on the aluminum sheet to keep the base from moving and then glue gunned a paint stir stick to ...
by Dr. Delam
Fri Jun 29, 2007 10:31 pm
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: Hooking Up Heat Blankets
Replies: 7
Views: 4983

Thanks for the tips. I saw the blanket that Mike was selling but it is too short. Also, my setup is for single ski pressing. I didn't realize that the thermocouple could get in the way but I see from Mike's pics that it would definitely be a problem with a single ski setup running down the middle. I...
by Dr. Delam
Fri Jun 29, 2007 9:13 am
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: Hooking Up Heat Blankets
Replies: 7
Views: 4983

Hooking Up Heat Blankets

First I want to say this site rules and is a wealth of info. Thanks to everyone who contributes and shares their experiences. I am also glad to see materials are available for sale here and will continue to buy what I need from here to show my support. Anyone an expert on getting heat blankets all h...
by Dr. Delam
Thu Feb 01, 2007 10:10 am
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: 5 inch fire hose
Replies: 7
Views: 5549

Do you still have the 5" hose?

I need 16 feet and live in Truckee. Would like to have it soon.
Thanks