It was my intention to use the esparger as a hydronic heater.
5Kw is quite a bit of power and a balsa boat is quite insulated so i think and hope it will work well.
Getting close to finding out
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Anyone know how Whimsical is progressing? Mike used to be on a few forums, but haven't seen anything from him for ages. I heard a rumor he starved to death. :lol: Back again sort of. Put a big effort into the fairing with some help from Queensland 2 years ago but i overdid it. Ended up quite ill bu...
- Mon Mar 17, 2014 4:19 pm
- Forum: The Odd Spot - When it doesn't fit below
- Topic: Stuffed Fountain Pajot
- Replies: 1
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This 37'? Fountain P washed up on a nice sandy beach after breaking free of its anchor. No rocks or other solid bits to damage it just sand. I keep forgetting to take my cam to the boat, that's why i haven't updated my build, so this is just a phone pix but not too bad. I only took this one pix but ...
- Wed Dec 18, 2013 12:12 pm
- Forum: Glassing and Epoxies
- Topic: Balsa VS foam core
- Replies: 41
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foam seems to be held in high regard because it won't rot but the other factors seem to always be ignored. Statements like water ingress are not a problem, from things i have read water ingress in foam can be a huge problem but not from rot but from delam. I have tried pulling skins off several type...
- Tue Oct 22, 2013 3:10 am
- Forum: Painting, Fairing, Coving related
- Topic: Spray equipment
- Replies: 33
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be stuffed if i would use a roller again. I did on the first hull bottom and as u found, have to sand it all off to get rid of the stipple. Got a pressure pot from super cheap autos and that is a wonder to behold 10 liters goes on real fast and no stipple, sands to smooth with so little work. last c...
my turn to resurrect this thread Will be getting my windows next week and want to apply the film before they get installed. Can i ask everyone what film they are using Is it a special for acrylic or just normal film What is the light transmission. Seems like most of the reflective ones are only abou...
Update Found a fabricator here with an oven large enough to do the job. He would like a bigger surround but is happy to do it with the slightly over sized moulds. It will be done in 10mm clear and i will use the metalized film like 44c used. Cost for the 6 windows which will use 2 8x4 sheets and hal...
Jev The shaft is part of the blade. It was done in a mold and vacuum infused. All the laminate and foam was assembled onto 1 half then closed and infused. The shaft is mainly carbon tow that progressively spreads out for and aft as it gets further into the blade area making it pretty difficult for t...