Futures two pass install kit comes complete with all. I came up with a reliable and consistent way to install this fin system.
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How to install future fin boxes. Watch the future style fin box install video below to see how easy we made installing fin boxes. Installing the futures style fin boxes requires a router and futures style fin box install kit. Drill two holes in a piece of 34 plywood the same distance from each other as the grub screws.
The template jigs to install them ar. We even throw in a s heet of foam to practice routing multiple times before putting the router to your fresh shape. Pull out any excess resin from the fin box area and pop any air bubbles around the fin box holes.
The tools necessary are a hole saw and a coping or jig saw. – 12 insert for Jig Collar. Steps are- Remove broken fin box and damaged fibergla.
New fin box ready to set in with resin and a bit of milled fibers to thickenstrengthen. Jig Plate ILT Router Slides 34 One Pass Bit 12 One Pass Bit Timmy Tool EVA Shims x4 Fin Mark Target Dummy Fins. How to install the Future Fin box.
How to install the Future Fin box. Measure the distance from grub screw to grub screw. W Futures 1075 1-Shot Center longboard center fin box and hydrofoil track box.
If you are doing an opaque pigment bottom lamination it is best to route and install the fin boxes after the lamination so you can see them. – Jig Plate Router Guide. The ILT Inbox Installation Kit by Futures contains everything needed to properly install Futures ILT fin-boxes.
How to install a single fin. Centerfin channel boxes come in two lengths 105 and 85 and are installed into longboards stand up paddle boards and single fin surfboards to accept a center fin with screw and plate to lock the fin in position. By this time its obvious the paint which matched initially is darker with the resin over top.
The 2-Pass Installation Kit is used when installing Futures Fins Boxes after lamination. I know before i put on the fiber glass Im supposed to tape off the opening of the fin box and then begin laminating but how am i going access the fin box after the hot coat do i sand the hot coat down until the tapes gets sanded off with it. The install method is based around precise plunge routing with special depth collars for each step of the route.
In this video of the video series How to Build a Surfboard I install a futures fin box with minimal amount of tools. 34 deep Futures Fins box accepts Futures Fins that have a 34 deep tang Side fins in thrusters and sidebites larger quad fins. In this video I install Futures Fins Boxes in the chambered wooden surfboard build.
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New finbox set in with the resinfibers. Includes- Router Slide With Faceplate installed- Jig Plate Router Guide- 12 insert for Jig Collar- Jig Plate- 14 One Pass Bit- Timmy Tool- EVA Shims x4- Fin Mark target- Dummy Fins. The 2-Pass Installation Kit is used when installing Futures Fins Boxes after lamination.
Line up the pin. 3 – Set the fin boxs in with resin and leave them to set hard in place. I have the future fin boxes installed in the foam and i understand i have to put resin in the hole i routed out and set the fin boxes.
Futures v34 ILT Red Box – F. 4 – Cover the slits just the slits in the fin box with maskign tape. Line up the screw hole and plate.
In this video well show you how to repair or replace a broken futures fin box on a surfboard or SUP. I dont remember the holesaw size or spread but basically get a hole saw 18 larger than the width of the Fusion box. Fin slot taped off and area masked off and glass patch 2 x 4 oz set up.
Line up the pin with the notch in the center of the fin box and slide the pin into its channel. Designed by the fin geniuses at Futures this longboard center box features a one piece design and stress distributing flange system in an under the glass fin box install. How to install the Future Fin box – YouTube.
For more versatility with quad set ups you can install 34 boxes for all 4 fins and use the 14 shim to install 12 tang fins in a 34 box. How to Install FCS Fusion Surfboard Fin Boxes. Whe nthe holes are routed out the future fin box should sit in easily and the lip should be almost flush with the foam except for that small little rise on the lip.
How to install Future fin boxesHere is how I hand cut and glass in Future fin boxes to a glassed board using a few toolsand UV resin in a few hours.