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by Fullwatts
Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:25 am
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Corecell or Divinycell?
Replies: 4
Views: 2006

Corecell or Divinycell?

Aloha, Starting to plan out my board shape, materials etc, Pretty well settled on a foam core with poured epoxy rails & vacuum bagged epoxy layup. I was wondering from people who've had experience what do you see being the main differences or advantages between corecell and divinycell? I can get bot...
by Fullwatts
Thu Sep 15, 2011 9:17 am
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Vaccum from a compressor
Replies: 2
Views: 3247

Re: Vaccum from a compressor

Never tried a venturi vacuum pump. I have used a rotary vane pump, basically the ones used by auto shops to evacuate A/C systems in cars. Quiet and works really well, you can get a full 28mmhg no problem. Not too expensive either, you can get a decent one for under a hundred bucks. Most auto parts s...
by Fullwatts
Wed Sep 07, 2011 12:54 am
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: PBT Topsheet?
Replies: 8
Views: 5179

Re: PBT Topsheet?

Thanks Stan, I'm inclined to do just that, skip the topsheet altogether, I've made a ton of paddle blades in a bag with the peel ply surface and just used a couple coats of aluzine resin to fill the surface and get a nice mirror finish after some wet sanding and polishing. Getting a perfect pin free...
by Fullwatts
Tue Sep 06, 2011 9:31 pm
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: PBT Topsheet?
Replies: 8
Views: 5179

PBT Topsheet?

Aloha Builders! Stoked I found this forum. Wealth of info here, I'm positive I can build my own kiteboards based on what I've found here. I'll be posting pics of my progress as I get going. I've got several years of experience building custom SUP paddle blades and accessories so I'm more than famili...

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