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pr_rocket04

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I am getting ready to bevel my Armageddon fins and add carbon layers. What is the best method you guys use for a very good bevel? Is there anyone that can bevel them on a machine for me? Thanks guys.
 

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On G10 fins, I've had great success using John Coker's fin beveling jig:

http://www.jcrocket.com/finbevels.shtml

It bevels wood fins too thin for my tastes if you leave them unreinforced. I have used it successfully on 1/4" wood fins that were then laminated with glass.

HTH!
 

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Will a jig like this work with awkward fins like the ones on an Armageddon?
 

Chuck Rudy

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A belt sander works fairly well if ya got a good eye. Generally I turn the belt sander upside down and secure it to the work bench, then I have more ability to keep all the bevels similar by holding the find at the same angle. You can actually make them might sharp, even too sharp. ;-)
 
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