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Re: Where should the Enata foil be placed?

Postby Herman » Sat Jul 18, 2020 4:14 pm

Don't drill a big hole. Drill the correct size hole. Then bend a stiff wire into an L shape put it into a drill and use it to mill out some of the foam. Fill with epoxy etc and redrill.

Oops see it's a Tuttle not plate. Ignore the above.
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Re: Where should the Enata foil be placed?

Postby kitecomedy » Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:44 pm

Herman wrote:
Sat Jul 18, 2020 4:14 pm
Don't drill a big hole. Drill the correct size hole. Then bend a stiff wire into an L shape put it into a drill and use it to mill out some of the foam. Fill with epoxy etc and redrill.
That sounds like a very good idea! What you think how big the L got to be?
Finish-hole (inside) is like double the size of the drill? Or more, like: the bigger the better?

And sorry for entering that Enata-thread... :wink:

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Re: Where should the Enata foil be placed?

Postby Herman » Mon Jul 20, 2020 7:22 pm

Size of L is going to depend on a bunch of parameters not least the size of washer you intend to use on the top skin. The smaller the L the less weight you will be adding. I think the natural tendency would be to go too big and regret the extra weight. Would have to be personal judgment for the board in question. You could use glass balls to reduce resin weight.

I think I have seen plates just glued to bottom skin in a video with a lightish guy hanging off the mast!

PS Glass balls are a micro structure, looks like caster sugar but very very little weight. Bit like building very strong foam!
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Re: Where should the Enata foil be placed?

Postby alekbelia » Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:22 pm

MCN wrote:
Fri Jul 17, 2020 12:58 pm
alekbelia wrote:
Fri Jul 17, 2020 10:31 am
What is your weigth? I can measure my Enata board but 2 days after.
Around 90 kg
I am 95 kg and the distance is 24 cm.

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Re: Where should the Enata foil be placed?

Postby MCN » Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:24 pm

alekbelia wrote:
Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:22 pm
MCN wrote:
Fri Jul 17, 2020 12:58 pm
alekbelia wrote:
Fri Jul 17, 2020 10:31 am
What is your weigth? I can measure my Enata board but 2 days after.
Around 90 kg
I am 95 kg and the distance is 24 cm.
Great, thanks a lot!


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