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Building water ski's

Discussion in 'Ski Racing - Legends on the Rope' started by whiteworks, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. Cartozian

    Cartozian Member

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    I was looking at a Maha and DC race ski over the weekend and I'm really curious on how this project is going? I heard it's really hard and time consuming to build a ski correctly but I still think it would be a cool project. Good luck!
     
  2. whiteworks

    whiteworks Well-Known Member

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    This is fucking awesome, this thread has been going for almost 5 years and I still don't have a ski built LMAO

    Hang tight:D
     
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    Crazyhippy Haters gonna Hate

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    Hang tight... The "2 weeks" of the modern age.
     
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    I just now saw this! I want to know what happened? Did the ski turn out? I am interested in making a Wood ski myself. Same sort of thing, just want to make one more so because i think it would be alot of fun and hopefully cheaper than buying a wood squareback elsewhere, not only that but i love the nostalgia of the "real" waterski and river days where it was handmade skis and flattys pulling them. I have been talking with some old boys at my work about wood working techniques and things along those lines and i think i could make this happen. I currently ride a Danny Churchill and loves how it rides but for hotdogging it would be nice if it was lighter. After reading this thread i got some really good ideas and tips about different woods, strengths so on. The last thing i would want is a ski to snap. So i am thinking something along the lines of that, not exact, but just a basic Squareback shape maybe 65" & 67". Any tips and interest would be appreciated.
     

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