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Hydrofoil board build #2

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by imdmitry » Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:19 am

I bought it here 1y ago http://www.fibertek.ca/
They are located on Boundary road.
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by tweegster » Mon Sep 14, 2020 7:33 pm

Update:

Shawn and I started jumping our pocket foils w straps and they both have gone soft in front of the mount. Skins are fine, but the core either delaminated or broke down.

I think the relatively thin core contributed as that puts a lot more stress on the core. Back to riding board #1, which is pretty good too.

Thinking of ways to build a bomber hydrofoil for jumping but still keep it lightweight. Seems like Moses has it figured out.

This NW thread was too late... http://www.nwkite.com/forums/t-48909.html&sid=a4c9ca647bbf5a32d547f6e857f86cb8
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by decman_r » Tue Sep 15, 2020 1:42 pm

Hey Jeff
I have built surfboards and foils in the past and was thinking of building a foil board. To keep it going soft in front of the mount add a stringers to both sides of the tracks the lengnth of the board. Also instead of using a normal carbon weave use lots of uni and bias ply ( weave at 45 degrees). Also layer the carbon so you have 5 layers at he mount while only 1 or two at the nose.
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