A new innovating construction approach...

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A new innovating construction approach...

Unread post by nomastomas » Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:27 pm

Some guys up in the San Francisco Bay Area are having a lot of success using Unobtanium skins vacuumed-bagged to a Krytponite core using a whale-mucus-based bio-resin. The resin is not easy to come by, as you can imagine, what with open-ocean pursuit of the donor whale in a Zodiac, and a time-consuming proprietary distillation process of the collected “blow”. However, the resin is environmentally friendly, and once constructed, the board, while a bit stiff, has some unanticipated qualities. The glow of the Krytonite through the translucent skin achieves high-visibility. A very useful trait on the Bay with all the shipping traffic. Thus far, the only downside is the inability to ride in the Superman pose (for obvious reasons). The innovators are in discussions with noted designer, R. Goldberg, on creating a combination tunnel fin/hydro-foil device which can be easily converted to an espresso machine post-surf session.
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Unread post by Nels » Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:18 pm

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Unread post by asier esnal » Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:50 am

Where can you buy and at what price Unobtanium skins? in Europe? mechanical properties and how to use it? I do not find anything about that, I know that Poc has used it for a helmet to ride a bike, but nothing else, it seems a kind of plastic

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Unread post by GeoffreyLevens » Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:16 am

Sounds great...unless, well...if you have super powers and try to ride one you'd probably drown. ;)
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Unread post by Uncle Grumpy » Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:19 pm

asier esnal wrote:Where can you buy and at what price Unobtanium skins? in Europe? mechanical properties and how to use it? I do not find anything about that, I know that Poc has used it for a helmet to ride a bike, but nothing else, it seems a kind of plastic
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Re: A new innovating construction approach...

Unread post by rodndtube » Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:50 pm

nomastomas wrote:... which can be easily converted to an espresso machine post-surf session.
Does it do frothing for a cappuccino as well? ;)
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