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by infinityskis
Tue Dec 02, 2014 6:34 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Top sheet - non peelable
Replies: 6
Views: 3228

plastic wrap works too !! you might get wrinkles if you don't smooth it out though
by infinityskis
Tue Dec 02, 2014 6:33 pm
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: Infinity Customs
Replies: 78
Views: 23102

hey pmg, I found that a drawknife and a spokeshave work well with the masonite. make sure they are sharp. However you must be careful not to cut into the base. It's still a lot of work though. :? :D :?
by infinityskis
Sat Nov 29, 2014 11:18 am
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: Infinity Customs
Replies: 78
Views: 23102

yep its gonna need a serious base grind !!! :? :? :? :?
by infinityskis
Sat Nov 29, 2014 10:19 am
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: Infinity Customs
Replies: 78
Views: 23102

OK, so last night I pressed my skis and it went well for the most part. No issues found so far, but it is looking good. Also the plastic wrap did not melt at 180 degrees. However, I goofed big time and pressed straight on top of masonite. All of the masonite stuck to my bases and now how do I get th...
by infinityskis
Thu Nov 27, 2014 12:23 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Plastic Wrap
Replies: 3
Views: 2475

Plastic Wrap

So im about to do layup and my topsheet didn't come with a protective film so i decided to use plastic wrap and packingtape around the edges. I was curious if the plastic wrap would melt when i press it. I would press my skis at 180 degrees farenheit. I looked at the melting point of it and heard ma...
by infinityskis
Mon Nov 24, 2014 8:26 pm
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: Infinity Customs
Replies: 78
Views: 23102

Ok so I think you guys will be happy because i did what u said to do and made a new core. I improved my router bridge and took many small passes and got a core identical to the other(good one). :D :D . I also went ahead and built a branding iron for our infinity ski logo. It turned out pretty good a...
by infinityskis
Mon Nov 24, 2014 6:33 am
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: Infinity Customs
Replies: 78
Views: 23102

could i top heat my skis instead and then let then cool in the mold so they get the camber from the mold?? or is that not how it works??
by infinityskis
Sun Nov 23, 2014 8:35 pm
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: DIY Silicone Heat Blanket
Replies: 332
Views: 126969

has anyone had any issues with their homemade blankets being to lumpy and creating uneven bases when you bottom heat?? Or do I need a thicker cassete if I am having these problems??
by infinityskis
Sun Nov 23, 2014 7:19 pm
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: Infinity Customs
Replies: 78
Views: 23102

because it is homemade and a bit lumpy from all the uneven silicon caulking.
by infinityskis
Sat Nov 22, 2014 9:41 am
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: Infinity Customs
Replies: 78
Views: 23102

actually the way I layer my press is ribbed mold on bottom then 1 peice of hardboard, then my homemade heatblanket, then a thin piece of aluminum flashing and then my ski materials. so could it be my heat blanket that is causing the wavyness, because it is homemade and defenitly not flat. also how d...
by infinityskis
Fri Nov 21, 2014 9:20 pm
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: Infinity Customs
Replies: 78
Views: 23102

And it had a few imperfections and my last pair had very wavy bases so would a couple more peices of hardbaord fix that??
by infinityskis
Fri Nov 21, 2014 9:20 pm
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: Infinity Customs
Replies: 78
Views: 23102

twizz im using a fire hose press and could i possibly use multiple peices for my mold ?? it's a ribbed mold not a solid one made of mdf.
by infinityskis
Thu Nov 20, 2014 6:44 am
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: Infinity Customs
Replies: 78
Views: 23102

no i do use a cat track, but im talking about trying to take the wavyness out of my ribbed bottom mold.
by infinityskis
Wed Nov 19, 2014 6:04 pm
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: Infinity Customs
Replies: 78
Views: 23102

Ok another question. Can I use 1/4 in plywood on top of my mold to get rid of any wavyness(which there is) or would that not work ??
by infinityskis
Sat Nov 15, 2014 7:59 pm
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: Infinity Customs
Replies: 78
Views: 23102

Also I have a quick question for graphics. We are skecthing it out on normal printer paper, but it is a big piece. So if I dont want the core to show through do I have to paint the back of the paper white? Also can we paint in our sketch with markers or paint, or is there a specific thing that only ...