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Forum: Trick Tips 05-06-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By fig
I like your style bzager. That was my approach...

I like your style bzager. That was my approach to most tricks snowboarding. Visualization makes for less pain and it works well. Air sense helps tremendously as well so that is where the tramp...
Forum: Archive through March 18, 2009 01-16-2009, 9:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,496
Posted By fig
Grant, those came out great. I know personally...

Grant, those came out great. I know personally how long the finish work took on those two pieces. It makes me happy to see the cup holders in happy home. Just a little background on my company, I...
Forum: Archive through December 15, 2008 10-07-2008, 4:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By fig
I'll be down to store my boat in AZ as soon as...

I'll be down to store my boat in AZ as soon as you make the spot available ;) <BR>winterizing aint that bad, just a few hours.
Forum: Archive through October 06, 2008 10-02-2008, 9:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By fig
yeap, these were turned on a metal lathe already,...

yeap, these were turned on a metal lathe already, carbon does not "machine well" but I was able to get it true, then go back and hand touch the edges with wetsanding. <BR>Because of the autoclave...
Forum: Archive through October 06, 2008 09-26-2008, 11:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By fig
Pics of it trimmed and cleaned up. <BR> <BR>I got...

Pics of it trimmed and cleaned up. <BR> <BR>I got your 6 on the way grant. <BR> <BR>Fig <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/630175.jpg" alt="Upload">
Forum: Archive through October 06, 2008 09-05-2008, 7:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By fig
Great looking boat indeed, looks like it has all...

Great looking boat indeed, looks like it has all of the comforts to keep you on the water for a while. <BR> <BR>Fig
Forum: Archive through October 06, 2008 09-04-2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By fig
Hi guys, it took forever to get this larger cup,...

Hi guys, it took forever to get this larger cup, mold it and then we had a few issues with release. But, here is the first sample. I will be sending this out to Grant to verify fitment, but the...
Forum: Trick Tips 08-26-2008, 11:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 975
Posted By fig
I can give you a pull if we cannot find a third. ...

I can give you a pull if we cannot find a third. But first time you pop the handle you are out ;)
Forum: Trick Tips 08-14-2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,179
Posted By fig
I just dislocated a rib in a CGA vest and bruised...

I just dislocated a rib in a CGA vest and bruised about 6 others...I think its all about how you fall. I was leaning towards a non CGA hoping it would not buffet as much. I guess I just better...
Forum: Trick Tips 07-26-2008, 9:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,192
Posted By fig
This is a helpful thread as I have been killing...

This is a helpful thread as I have been killing myself over these also. Coming from the snowboard world my timing is all off. Thanks for breaking down that vid and offering the link. Those guys...
Forum: Archive through June 08, 2008 06-07-2008, 7:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 612
Posted By fig
tx the parts are actually vac assisted before...

tx the parts are actually vac assisted before they are introduced into the autoclave environment. We have tried non pressurized (non autclave) curing and the finish and strength are about 60% lower....
Forum: Archive through June 08, 2008 06-06-2008, 2:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 612
Posted By fig
I have picked up the larger size of cup holder...

I have picked up the larger size of cup holder and an Atwood intake vent cover. I will be working on these two parts over the next week. I will post up pics as soon as I get some parts out. The...
Forum: Archive through June 08, 2008 05-29-2008, 2:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 612
Posted By fig
So it looks like there are two major sizes. Mine...

So it looks like there are two major sizes. Mine were 2.75" at the waist and 3.8 at the flange. I will order up some "stepped" cup holders and make another mold for both sizes. <BR> <BR>What kind...
Forum: Archive through June 08, 2008 05-28-2008, 3:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 612
Posted By fig
Art, that is gonna be a tall order haha. These...

Art, that is gonna be a tall order haha. These are all molded first and fit in an autoclave, so the size limit is around 6 ft. diagonal at the moment. <IMG...
Forum: Archive through June 08, 2008 05-28-2008, 11:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 612
Posted By fig
It may be harder to integrate the SS to the CFRP....

It may be harder to integrate the SS to the CFRP. A thermal pressfit would probably work, but may not be much cheaper to product. I still have not gotten a production price on something as simple...
Forum: Archive through June 08, 2008 05-28-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 612
Posted By fig
OK finally got the cup holder back. I still need...

OK finally got the cup holder back. I still need to trim it on the lathe but its way too strong at 3X layers of prepreg. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR>Fig<img...
Forum: Archive through June 08, 2008 05-08-2008, 9:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 612
Posted By fig
excellent, thanks for the reference. <BR>...

excellent, thanks for the reference. <BR> <BR>REgarding hand laid wet vs molded prepreg autoclave there is a big difference in not only strength but finish. With the proper process of placing...
Forum: Archive through June 08, 2008 05-07-2008, 8:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 612
Posted By fig
LEDS can certainly be added and I have a lot of...

LEDS can certainly be added and I have a lot of experience with high wattage LEDs as well and indirect optics. But I have to ask, how many people really use their boat at night? <BR> <BR>Fig
Forum: Archive through June 08, 2008 05-06-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 612
Posted By fig
I am going to start with an easy one, the cup...

I am going to start with an easy one, the cup holders. Should have something to post pics up in a a few days. I think next I will design a rope cleat stay tuned. <BR> <BR>Fig
Forum: Archive through June 08, 2008 05-05-2008, 9:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 612
Posted By fig
I had a chance to go through the boat this past...

I had a chance to go through the boat this past weekend since I had to go through things for the season.I though about what I would make. Here is my short list that would be mostly universal to...
Forum: Archive through June 08, 2008 05-02-2008, 4:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 612
Posted By fig
Thanks Art, I found them. Just wondering who...

Thanks Art, I found them. Just wondering who else is out there. <BR>Fig
Forum: Archive through June 08, 2008 05-02-2008, 2:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 612
Posted By fig
yeah the deck would have to have some grip for...

yeah the deck would have to have some grip for sure, but on a sunny day it would get pretty hot. I think a few indents for tack foam or something would key well with it.
Forum: Archive through June 08, 2008 05-02-2008, 1:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 612
Posted By fig
Hey guys, is there any company out there that is...

Hey guys, is there any company out there that is using carbon for boating accessories like board holders or towers or even rear deck replacements? I am considering making some parts for my 88 SS and...
Forum: Archive through May 08, 2008 05-02-2008, 9:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By fig
silly question, you are gonna have to take it...

silly question, you are gonna have to take it down to get it in and out of the garage right? Looks sweet. <BR>Fig
Forum: Archive through October 28, 2007 09-17-2007, 9:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 946
Posted By fig
That looks like a horrible copy of the wedge with...

That looks like a horrible copy of the wedge with none of the fluid dynamics. It is probably still effective...but at a high cost of drag. <BR> <BR>Fig
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