Re: [ksurf] ***ARC Wedging***
- Pedro Manuel Osete Láiz <periku@...> wrote:
> 1- Do I have to sew any strap or spectra/dyneema lines along thenew edge profile
> or I only have to sew the internal bridle surplus?Yes.
> 2- Will I need my ARC get unwedged later?No, there's no reason to (no benefit).
> 3- What about sew a zip to wedge/unwedge ARC? I read aboutthat....
No need, since there's no advantage to unwedging.
> 4- What kind of thread will I need? Is polyester fine or will Ineed something stronger like upholstery nylon?
Don't know that one. Maybe try to duplicate the stock thread. I don't
think it's that critical, since just tape by itself seems to hold for a
> 5- Is a zig-zag stitch what I have to do?NO. You need to use a straight stitch. 8-10 stitches per inch is
> 6- Do I have to glue the bent fabric before sewing?Not exactly. Use double-sided tape (sticky on both sides - like what's used
to hold carpet down).
> 7- Will I need to tape/seal the sewing?Only the tape mentioned in #6.
> 8- What do I have to do with the central air intake?Nothing. In fact you have to make sure you DON'T get any stitches in it.
> 9- Does wedging really worth?ALL reports indicate it is.
> I'm very scared about doing something wrong.Relax. Worst case you have to unpick the stitching & remove the tape's glue
> Sorry for my english and thanx in advice.No problem. Your English is perfectly understandable.
Let us all know YOUR opinion of the new performance.