Pre-treating paulownia or balsa core

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Re: Pre-treating paulownia or balsa core

Post by vinman »

I'm pretty stoked on how well this set came out with the new core material. I'm not really sure that I even needed to pre-seal such a small amount of paulownia. For the next set I'm going with no seal to see what it does.

It won't be a direct comparison because it is going in a much bigger ski, 188 cm 140/112/125 swallow tail. The expectation for lightness in this ski is not as great since it is pretty big, only to cut a bit of weight so it isn't sooooo heavy due to its size. But based on this last set I'd say I can get this ski into the 4.5-4.75 lbs range.
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