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by hugocacola
Thu May 06, 2010 8:23 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Shifting during pressing
Replies: 33
Views: 13025

i just use power full magnets...
by hugocacola
Thu May 06, 2010 8:21 am
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: Leaf Skis
Replies: 71
Views: 41975

claps...bis ...bis...bis..

awsome skis dude nice work...
by hugocacola
Tue May 04, 2010 10:14 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Topsheet Wrinkle Issue
Replies: 6
Views: 2705

Dude do you clean with water your topsheet before press??? if yes maybe there is the problem, with temp the water evaporate and turn gas, and the pressure dont let the air goes out...

or maybe your cattrack could be stucked in somewhere...
by hugocacola
Mon Apr 26, 2010 10:39 pm
Forum: Aprés Ski Building
Topic: Full-Time Position Open at ON3P
Replies: 3
Views: 2340

I have prety shure i am the right guy to you dudes, i had seen your requirements, but iam from Portugal, and if i hadnt my prophetsnowboards project, i defetly move to your facilities...at USA, better market than Europ

good luck with your project :)
by hugocacola
Sun Mar 21, 2010 7:05 pm
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: Please critique my profiler design
Replies: 17
Views: 6581

i have already tried bandsaw, router bridge, planner and even sander for core profiling. As a i see it any of this methods would be accurate enough for me (except for the sander, of course) if i would be able to find a damn way to hold the core to a negative mold. Negative mold is my target, I thin...
by hugocacola
Mon Mar 08, 2010 6:03 pm
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: welcome to the next level
Replies: 7
Views: 4456

Hey Ply

iam dying of strees to see if your bambbo sidewalls hang on the pressure and still let water out... for shure you had treatthem after trim the sidewall??

keep the nice work :))) they look sick
by hugocacola
Mon Mar 08, 2010 5:18 pm
Forum: Materials and Supplies
Topic: Reasonable bamboo price?
Replies: 12
Views: 5800

Hello What about use bamboo as sidewalls, anyone know something about this or already have some conclusions?? i have access to bambbo, but the problem is that the guys asking me for a big batch like 5 plates AHAHAH i want stop using Ptex sidewalls or ABS, they are expensive and expensive... Or the o...
by hugocacola
Thu Feb 11, 2010 7:20 pm
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: concrete press idea
Replies: 9
Views: 3751

Can i ask Why concret????

no big idea , concrete is very heavy...and with pressure vs temperature could blow....
by hugocacola
Tue Nov 10, 2009 7:08 pm
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: Goat-Ham-Ah project
Replies: 133
Views: 65019

go to a shop...and say to them that you build the skis and you must remove the excess material...is th only way...
by hugocacola
Tue Nov 10, 2009 7:01 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: securing base material to the mold in a heated press?
Replies: 14
Views: 4594

of course double side tape due, but the one is like a net...is a bit expenssive but 2 small pieces can hold very well the board and with temp doesent stick or melt... by the way 100C carfull if you are using extruded material...i think 85º is more than good...
by hugocacola
Sat Nov 07, 2009 7:17 am
Forum: Materials and Supplies
Topic: on bonding ptex sidewalls, and delams
Replies: 45
Views: 32548

is missing some posts here!!!! what a hell... i had done some tests in small pieces, 1 pass, 2 passes, 3 passes, 4 passes. where do you think io get the best results??? 2 passes... can you imagine it?? so the other think i want to discuss with you guys is about the gas type. all we know that the pro...
by hugocacola
Fri Nov 06, 2009 6:10 am
Forum: Materials and Supplies
Topic: on bonding ptex sidewalls, and delams
Replies: 45
Views: 32548

hello guys Back to this topic... i am building alot of boards and the delamination only happen to me on the begining the first 2 boards, then i was treating the ptex and seams to be good never delam... but as gman says the petex bond well if you have a consistent process... what i wondering to know ...
by hugocacola
Tue Nov 03, 2009 4:12 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: What should I use for my clamp press?
Replies: 2
Views: 1320

better use vacumm dude, forget that idea...
by hugocacola
Tue Nov 03, 2009 3:56 pm
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: How much pressure can you expect from a pneumatic press?
Replies: 9
Views: 3324

multiply by 2 aply when you are using 2 firehoses...
by hugocacola
Mon Nov 02, 2009 4:46 am
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: base contamination
Replies: 9
Views: 2285

matbe yes... maybe not...