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by Dougieloo@aol.com
Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Needing information on the foil to ? Anti corrosion mounted transistors
Replies: 5
Views: 13788

Re: Needing information on the foil to ? Anti corrosion mounted transistors

as noted in the picture on the bolt for holding the zinc one can see a wire lug #2 ???
by Dougieloo@aol.com
Wed Sep 09, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Need help understanding the rear foil angle as in the Volga Manuel
Replies: 2
Views: 2156

Re: Need help understanding the rear foil angle as in the Volga Manuel

I’m having a huge problem little back ground my Volga 70 got a dent in the keel right in front of the rear foil The he rear foil attack angle can be manipulated by twisting the foil at the keel fastening points I built it back up but think I built it up to high ? I can’t find any reference to the at...
by Dougieloo@aol.com
Sat Sep 05, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Need help understanding the rear foil angle as in the Volga Manuel
Replies: 2
Views: 2156

Need help understanding the rear foil angle as in the Volga Manuel

Needing a little help understanding this picture out of the Volga 70 owners manual if I put a level on the bottom keel or edge of the boat stern to bow and it reads level and then I put a level on the bOrrin of the foil (as it’s flat) Stern to bow what degree of angle should the foil be
by Dougieloo@aol.com
Sat Sep 05, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: needing pictures of the inside bolts holding foils in place and any advice on reinstalling foils
Replies: 6
Views: 17417

Re: needing pictures of the inside bolts holding foils in place and any advice on reinstalling foils

here's the lay out of the way I'm refastening the foils used some heavy heat shrink to makes up for un-usable isolating factory bushing
by Dougieloo@aol.com
Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: voila 75 total rebuild
Replies: 0
Views: 1414

voila 75 total rebuild

so the project is now under way and coming along nicely heres a quick run down some of which cam be found under different articles i have written over the years here with in this web site you can search under my login name bought one of the boats that was in the Vancouver BC worlds fair i believe 19...
by Dougieloo@aol.com
Sun May 17, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: needing pictures of the inside bolts holding foils in place and any advice on reinstalling foils
Replies: 6
Views: 17417

Re: needing pictures of the inside bolts holding foils in place and any advice on reinstalling foils

Thanks again Mark you’ve really been a big help with my many questions I have made the washers out of nylon round stock and luckily found some rubber tubing that fits snugly in side the cup washer and as I cut then to length 1.5 cm longer that the cup washer I used a drill to drill out the center of...
by Dougieloo@aol.com
Sun May 17, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Needing information on the foil to ? Anti corrosion mounted transistors
Replies: 5
Views: 13788

Re: Needing information on the foil to ? Anti corrosion mounted transistors

Thank you Mark So do I attach a wire between the magnesium sacrificial zinc to the ss foil using the 25 OM transistor ?? Another Question would be is there one transistor per foil or two there is two mag. Sacrificial zincs per foil mounted in the magnesium hull and then another 2 sinks of some kind ...
by Dougieloo@aol.com
Sun May 17, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: NEEDING TO KNOW SPEC OF THE SS FOIL MATERIAL
Replies: 5
Views: 12304

Re: NEEDING TO KNOW SPEC OF THE SS FOIL MATERIAL

Thanks again Mark most of the Corrosion in the weld areas were the uprights were welded to the horizontals both on top and below when welding SS it separates the molecules there’s is an electrical bath heat solution you can put ( pickle) the foil into to Rearrange the molecules back but I don’t have...
by Dougieloo@aol.com
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: NEEDING TO KNOW SPEC OF THE SS FOIL MATERIAL
Replies: 5
Views: 12304

Re: NEEDING TO KNOW SPEC OF THE SS FOIL MATERIAL

note that all the corrosion is were the upright supports meet the wings of the foil
by Dougieloo@aol.com
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: NEEDING TO KNOW SPEC OF THE SS FOIL MATERIAL
Replies: 5
Views: 12304

Re: NEEDING TO KNOW SPEC OF THE SS FOIL MATERIAL

thank you Mark yes i am using 347 with a Tig welder and its going nice have done a few of the corrosion arias and it looks great but time well tell picture of aria in prepared stage before tig wielding https://www.volga-hydrofoil.net/phpBB3/ ... iew&id=856
by Dougieloo@aol.com
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Needing information on the foil to ? Anti corrosion mounted transistors
Replies: 5
Views: 13788

Re: Needing information on the foil to ? Anti corrosion mounted transistors

hi Mark thank you this is the original they came with the boat
by Dougieloo@aol.com
Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Needing information on the foil to ? Anti corrosion mounted transistors
Replies: 5
Views: 13788

Needing information on the foil to ? Anti corrosion mounted transistors

I am look for some info on the Transistors that attached to the foils I have measured the OMS AT 25 some of the questions I have a are 1: how many Transistors are there per foil one for foil or two per foil 2: I know that one of the leads attach to the foil bolt but not sure we’re the other side att...
by Dougieloo@aol.com
Sun Nov 17, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Needing information on both of the different kind of sacrificial sinks stainless steel and magnesium aluminum
Replies: 0
Views: 8671

Needing information on both of the different kind of sacrificial sinks stainless steel and magnesium aluminum

Looking for some help with information on what type of replacement of both the aluminum magnesium and the stainless steel mounted sacrificial zincs
For salt water use
Doug
by Dougieloo@aol.com
Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: NEEDING TO KNOW SPEC OF THE SS FOIL MATERIAL
Replies: 5
Views: 12304

NEEDING TO KNOW SPEC OF THE SS FOIL MATERIAL

I an doing a little corrosion welding repair to my front foil
does any one have any specs on the exact type of stainless steel foil material
or had success with TIG MIG or Stick wielding
of there foils and what type filler rod used
Thanks for any assistance
Doug