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#1 memo

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Posted 19 November 2017 - 07:51 PM

 

 

I think it needs more lift and more burst



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Posted 19 November 2017 - 07:58 PM

I think I need a test site like yours.  


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Posted 19 November 2017 - 08:13 PM

I think I need more Costa Rican shoreline and shells.......sea shells! What comp was that and what size? They sure had some hang time.


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Posted 20 November 2017 - 12:09 AM

Very nice man! 5's are where it starts to get more challenging to dial everything in.  I think your lift was probably good if you had the gun aimed straight up. Since you angled it out over the water, it didn't get as much altitude, but still looked cool as hell!!  As for burst, just add booster.. 3g at a time until you get it where you like it.  I like 10-15g of 70/30 in a 5, depending on the type of shell. Maybe even 20g in a hard breaking color shell. But the good thing about charcoal streamers like the one you tested, they even look great when they are broken gently. Well done. 


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Posted 20 November 2017 - 10:19 AM

If I had to guess, that was likely a cylinder shell. What are you using to burst these, Memo?

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#6 memo

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Posted 20 November 2017 - 03:45 PM

wiley

 

yes it is a cylinder, 3 fa for burst

 

braddsn thank you

 

mumbles and patty. that is the beach in front of my hotel . I am damn lucky to have such a great place to shoot . 

 

the stars were 1 inch c6 polled over ti cores with a little d1 rolled over the ti

 

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Posted 20 November 2017 - 04:04 PM

What size canulle did you use, and how did you spike the shell? A 5" cylinder typically does break a bit harder than what's shown in the video.

Edited by Wiley, 20 November 2017 - 04:07 PM.

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Posted 20 November 2017 - 04:10 PM

the way the stars change on the way down kept surprising me! i thought it was beautiful and the soft broken effect made them all the better. a coarse, lasting titanium rising tail might look nice on those. good job! thanks for sharing it!



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Posted 20 November 2017 - 04:14 PM

 used a 1 7/8s  inch   canulle, standard spiking for a 5inch shell 2 strands of 1 mm hemp



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Posted 20 November 2017 - 04:41 PM

That's actually a big canulle for a 5". Are you using plenty of polverone to pack in your stars?

More spiking is generally better. I typically rin shells with the Fulc-recommended spiking pattern both times, thereby effectively using double the recommended spiking pattern.

You are pasting your string, correct?

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Posted 20 November 2017 - 04:58 PM

no i never have pasted the string,yes the stars are packed with polverone. I have never rind a shell yet , but have watched and read about your shells



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Posted 20 November 2017 - 08:20 PM

In Italio-American cylinder construction, the string should be well-saturated with paste before applying it to the shell. Simply load your horse with string, then use a brush or your hands to slather paste onto it. Once the string has absorbed some moisture and lost some of its wetness, apply more paste and spike your shell(s). Any excess string can be left to dry on the horse. Applying more paste to it will soften it back up again.


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Posted 13 January 2018 - 09:20 AM

I just noticed when the shell breaks you can hear a howler monkey in the background . love living in the jungle.






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