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by pau
Fri May 02, 2008 4:34 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Look MA, No skins!
Replies: 8
Views: 12180

@plywood: it would not work because you dont have enough pressure on tip and tail, and it would slow you down more because of the bigger "fish scaled" surface in special snow conditions ( wet fresh snowfall, around +0 Celsius) even cross countrie racers use this tecnic. they make the area under the ...
by pau
Fri Mar 28, 2008 1:48 am
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: lets make skis
Replies: 13
Views: 15769

hi congratulations for this nice looking skis!! you used a veneer press, did you have any problems with it? are there any special things to be aware? what i know: -the mold has to be verry exact (yours look really graet) - you have to put some "soft" layer between the molds to distribute the force c...
by pau
Wed Mar 26, 2008 11:23 am
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: climbing webbing in a press frame
Replies: 9
Views: 4884

i thought to to put the sling around the mold- not pulling the mold through the sling - and connecting the two ends with a maillon ( somthing like a carabiner but much cheaper) i hope you understand what i mean with this method the slings should be able to hold out 30kN my calculations: surface of t...
by pau
Wed Mar 26, 2008 2:36 am
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: climbing webbing in a press frame
Replies: 9
Views: 4884

@ plywood
how did you sew the cloth together? do you use a special sewing technique because this is the weakest point of this construction.

climbing slings are alredy sewed together and are aviable in diverent lenght.
what do you think about that?