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Re: DIY Home Made wooden Hydrofoil fins

Postby zfennell » Sun Jun 29, 2014 12:52 pm

awsome!

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Re: DIY Home Made wooden Hydrofoil fins

Postby windfreak74 » Sun Jun 29, 2014 4:18 pm

hello hawaiis!!!
great video!
how do you judge the wood core with carbón?
can you notice the stiffness?
how do you compare wthe ride quality with the non carbón versión?
did you use simetrical profile on the front wing?
how did the winglets work?
youre the man in low tech hydrofoil revolution!! :D
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Re: DIY Home Made wooden Hydrofoil fins

Postby Hawaiis » Sun Jun 29, 2014 7:06 pm

windfreak74 wrote:hello hawaiis!!!
great video!
how do you judge the wood core with carbón?
can you notice the stiffness?
how do you compare wthe ride quality with the non carbón versión?
did you use simetrical profile on the front wing?
how did the winglets work?
youre the man in low tech hydrofoil revolution!! :D
:thumb:

The carbon made the whole thing really stiff, but now it is too fat at 1" or 25mm thick.
It is more stiff than 2008 Carafino, 2013 MHL, 2014 Alpine 4.5. I will make a thinner version soon.
The front wing has a very slight positive lift. I did not put the twin tip fins on the bamboo front wing. It is still my first old bamboo wing.

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Re: DIY Home Made wooden Hydrofoil fins

Postby windfreak74 » Fri Jul 18, 2014 10:25 pm

its time to bring the good threads back to main stream!!!
anyone has new pics to share?

hey, Hawaiis hows the new setup holding?
any advances on the twin tip model?

all imputs are welcome!
has anyone tried to build newind type design(full wing fuselage) hydrofish?

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Re: DIY Home Made wooden Hydrofoil fins

Postby tkettlepoint » Sat Jul 19, 2014 1:34 am

I'm one step closer to flying over the water... The thing I hate the most is my real job gets in the way for building right now..

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next step is poping some molds ... hopefully have them this weekend

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Re: DIY Home Made wooden Hydrofoil fins

Postby toyletbowl » Sat Jul 19, 2014 2:12 am

Looks good Terrie...let me know when you have some. Would love to try some in our area sometime soon. What is your mount? 4 screw like MHL or tuttle?

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Re: DIY Home Made wooden Hydrofoil fins

Postby tkettlepoint » Sat Jul 19, 2014 2:18 am

going to have 4 screws like MHL aka carafino. but have something plan for a cross over mount

will let you know my friend

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Re: DIY Home Made wooden Hydrofoil fins

Postby toyletbowl » Sat Jul 19, 2014 2:20 am

Cool...good luck getting it finished.

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Re: DIY Home Made wooden Hydrofoil fins

Postby Hawaiis » Sat Jul 19, 2014 8:21 pm

windfreak74 wrote:its time to bring the good threads back to main stream!!!
anyone has new pics to share?

hey, Hawaiis hows the new setup holding?
any advances on the twin tip model?

all imputs are welcome!
has anyone tried to build newind type design(full wing fuselage) hydrofish?

I just bought 100 yards of Carbon Fiber, I will start my carbon experiment soon.
The new setup is holding up too well. Too fat and too strong. I need to start to put it on diet.
Hydrofish is a good novelty, I don't think it is efficient.
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Re: DIY Home Made wooden Hydrofoil fins

Postby tkettlepoint » Sat Jul 19, 2014 9:33 pm

SWEET
what weight of uni did you get? I have 19oz here for my foil. with 12oz bi axis and 6 oz twill.. going for the 13mm thick mast

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