The new S4

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  1. icetreader
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    I watched the video, what are we actually looking at there ?
     
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    Sorry! :eek:

    The video is a computer generated animation (Rhino + Bongo for Rhino).
    The actual new small craft will be available in April.
    Tech specs: http://wavewalk.com/blog/boat-skiff/
     
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    This picture is for those who are interested in the technology of mold making, and in rotational molding in general - It shows the wood pattern (a.k.a 'plug') that was produced from the CAD file using a CNC router.
    This first generation mold will be used to produce a second generation mold called 'sand mold'.
    The sand mold will serve to cast the actual aluminum mold ('cast-aluminum rotational mold'), in which the Polyethylene boats will be made.

    This kind of mold is more complicated and costly to produce than a mold used to make fiberglass boats.

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    Same pattern of the S4 - top view


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