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Moses carbon mast weeping water

Postby taiguy » Sat Aug 08, 2020 4:11 am

So this is perplexing. I took apart my foil setup this afternoon to prepare for a drive back to Colorado. After taking apart the fuselage and mast, I noticed the mast was bubbling and weeping water in two spots outside of the screw holes.

At first stronger and then weaker when I decided to take a video. I would wipe away the water bubble and it would form again coming from the mast.



What witchcraft is this?

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Re: Moses carbon mast weeping water

Postby richy-c » Sat Aug 08, 2020 7:59 am

What year /How old is the mast?

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Re: Moses carbon mast weeping water

Postby taiguy » Sat Aug 08, 2020 3:18 pm

richy-c wrote:
Sat Aug 08, 2020 7:59 am
What year /How old is the mast?
2020. Just bought it a few weeks ago.

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Re: Moses carbon mast weeping water

Postby grigorib » Sat Aug 08, 2020 5:36 pm

Easy test is to keep the mast in the sun as you’d normally leave it while pumping/rigging then dip it into water let it cool and if it does it when it’s out back in the sun - demand a replacement.
No tolerance for this “MHL Lift style” defect

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Re: Moses carbon mast weeping water

Postby TomW » Sat Aug 08, 2020 5:50 pm

Warranty!!

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Re: Moses carbon mast weeping water

Postby mushtar » Sat Aug 08, 2020 8:44 pm

Seeing lots of issues with Moses carbon in 2020, something went wrong with their quality control.

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Re: Moses carbon mast weeping water

Postby taiguy » Sat Aug 22, 2020 10:26 pm

quick update here. the official response from moses is that there is no problem with the mast and water coming out is fine. :roll:

I guess I'll keep an eye on it.

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Re: Moses carbon mast weeping water

Postby jakemoore » Sun Aug 23, 2020 3:20 pm

It would be interesting to know how much change in weight there is for example after leaving it in the sun to dry then after a ride.


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