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  1. Zonker

    Contender Fibercon Pro Hybrid vs. Hydranet Radial?

    90% of customers will probably be decently served by a sails salesman's recommendation on the cloth. But engineering types like me do like to see the data on the fabric to see if mr. salesman is blowing smoke up my ass or if the new wonder fabric really has better properties. If its better then...
  2. Zonker

    Contender Fibercon Pro Hybrid vs. Hydranet Radial?

    Sailcloth manufacturing is a weird business. They seem to never want to disclose the stretch/strain/bias etc etc data to the layman/woman. What is so secret about what you are selling that you can't tell me how stretchy it is?
  3. Zonker

    Contender Fibercon Pro Hybrid vs. Hydranet Radial?

    It's awesome. Very high numbers. Of a scale with no real meaning. But weird weave to my eye. Exactly equal fibers in warp and fill direction? Maybe warp is 800 Dyneema/300 dacron and fill is opposite?
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