After the mast laminations

Just a quick update here after unwrapping the peel ply cover this morning. The longitudinal carbon filaments came out very straight up and down. There’s a bit of sanding and fairing to do in spots where the layers overlapped, but we won’t go try to hide the new hoop ‘ribs’ from the final finish.

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It was also pretty great when all the plastic, wax covered bolts freed right up and the j-lok terminal hole wooden fillers slid out (after some hammering).

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Reinforcement patches went on one side of the mast this eve, and we’ll hit the rest in the morning. The epoxy cures quickly in this California heat wave!

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3 thoughts on “After the mast laminations

  1. and Downieville??? Ha! I’ll be amazed but not surprised if you’ll be there for the classic. . . and carbon wrap looks also amazing! Awesome stuff Carter. Way to rock it!

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