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17007Re: [ksurf] Re: more helium in sleds...

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  • Dave Raue
    Aug 2 4:21 PM
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      A fitting end to this increasingly preposterous exchange. Very clever, Dr
      Culp. But I will be watching... :-)

      -Dave
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Dave Culp" <dave@...>
      To: <kitesurf@egroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2000 12:40 PM
      Subject: Re: [ksurf] Re: more helium in sleds...


      > > > Real, cheap films already exist,
      > > > they do not need to be developed (I expect DuPont makes some, but I
      > > > haven't checked; I use another manufacturer). They are relatively
      > > > *very* impervious to small molecules, such as helium; much better
      > > > than aluminized mylar, for instance. Weights on the order of half an
      > > > oz/yard can be had. Unsuitable for kitemaking; we're talking about
      > > > *bladder* material (see above; your words, Dave)
      > >
      > >Well, in principle we seem to be on the same wavelength. So I now fall
      back
      > >to the context, not a dissertation on what is possible. The context is
      sled
      > >kites. Would any of the appropriately impermeable films have the palette
      of
      > >physical properties needed to serve as a drop-in replacement for the
      Naish
      > >bladder?
      >
      > Yes.
      >
      > >I don't know... snip... I
      > >haven't given the matter serious study.
      >
      > Apparently.
      >
      > Dave Culp
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