Re: [FootyUSA] A bit confused by the rule, and a few initial thoughts on design
- Doug,What is this Carbon Tissue Composite, and where do I get some. I too am working on a modified hull plug (rounded Razor), and will be striving for a stiff but light hull.Greg
Doug Hemingway <doughemi@...> wrote:Tallastro wrote:
>I've been thinking about a very similar
>hull. My idea exaggerates the Moth design having lots of buoyancy along
>the outside. My theory is it will lift the other side out of the water
That's what I've been working on, too. See the Cat's Paw album in the Photos section. This is
Bill Hagerup's Cats Paw design. Unfortunately, I'm not as fast a builder as some of you, but
then I get to profit from others' experience. Bill and I think that the wider center of buoyancy
will allow her to carry more sail than the Bobabout rig. Unlike Tallastro, I am going to use a
The plan is to pull a mold off this plug and then lay the hull up with Angus Richardson's
depron/carbon tissue composite. The plug is actually two pieces, and the mold will be in two
pieces as well.
Bill and I are anxious to find out if practice follows theory!
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- Bob,I work with carbon fiber all of the time for US1M's, 36/600's Marbleheads etc. The sheets might be Ok used instead of ply etc on a hard chine but for a molded lay up, gotta use cloth.Dennis D.I would think that unless you are a re
starrsteamer <cgnr@...> wrote:Never have worked with carbon fiber, but when I was looking at one of
my suppliers I noticed that they offer this material:
http://www.tapplast ics.com/shop/ product.php? pid=100&
Anybody ever use this? Seems to me that one could make a decent chine
boat with this stuff....... .......if they weren't out of stock :-(
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