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by handy
Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Pocket board building
Replies: 121
Views: 9345

Re: Pocket board building

"And Handy, its one thing a TT style build and SB ;) I would argue none of epoxy SB are cured" you're for sure right with that, and maybe this is way this boards fail after a short time.And this also doesn't mean one has to do the same mistakes as the big companies. Building an oven ist 2 hrs of wor...
by handy
Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Pocket board building
Replies: 121
Views: 9345

Re: Pocket board building

Handy, I think I understand the idea. The peel ply is limiting how fast epoxy can absord. What I don't understand is why keeping blank cold is important. Don't have an oven but could build a temporary one out of eps blocks and use a space heater. I can do a test with a control part... Building epox...
by handy
Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Pocket board building
Replies: 121
Views: 9345

Re: Pocket board building

a lightweight balsa blank has still a lot of air in it. So when the cold blank comes in the oven, the air well expand immediately and not suck the resin in.
by handy
Sun Jun 02, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Pocket board building
Replies: 121
Views: 9345

Re: Pocket board building

easy way to do a very light spackle on balsa : put your blank in cold place, take you fastest curing epoxy, wet out a 80g/m2 peel ply, put that peel ply with a squeeshee on you blank, place your blank immediatly in the as hot as possible curing oven, take it out when cured, pull off peel ply, done. ...
by handy
Sun May 12, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Moses 91/633FW/450RS/710FS
Replies: 20
Views: 1503

Re: Moses 91/633FW/450RS/710FS

Adventure Logs wrote: When you get a chance can you weigh the new 710 fuse. Thanks!
850 grms without screws
by handy
Fri Apr 26, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Hey surfers whats the difference betwen swollow tail, V tail and regular?
Replies: 29
Views: 1486

Re: Hey surfers whats the difference betwen swollow tail, V tail and regular?

Many people blindly believe what they are told, some ask questions.
and some obviously don't understand the answers .
by handy
Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Moses 2019
Replies: 371
Views: 37874

Re: Moses 2019

Must be a problem with the shop or US distributer ,prices are still the same and stuff is available.
by handy
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Moses 2019
Replies: 371
Views: 37874

Re: Moses 2019

talk to your local Moses dealer, 710 fuselage is available and the 450 stab .
by handy
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Moses 2019
Replies: 371
Views: 37874

Re: Moses 2019

- front wing on 710 is ~15mm closer to the mast (reduced need to move mast around when switching from 590. For me it's usually a 25-30mm move and folks on Moses boards can't move the mast at all) I'm not sure about that as the leverage force of the shorter rear part of the fuselage. will try the 71...

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