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by Da Yoda
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Using 2017 North Evo 11m and 8m with one bar?
Replies: 1
Views: 136

Re: Using 2017 North Evo 11m and 8m with one bar?

Get the North Quad with the 22m lines. The bar adjusts from 42-49cm. It will be a bit less responsive on the 11m kite (vs. using a bar set at 53cm), but it will work just fine. If you want the ability to adjust your line lengths, get some aftermarket 3-4m line extensions since North doesn't offer th...
by Da Yoda
Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Impact vest with pockets
Replies: 11
Views: 2085

Re: Impact vest with pockets

Have more buoyancy than typical impact vests Some have posted vests that are rated at 50n (n=newtons). Impact vests are around 50n, so if you want more floatation, avoid 50n vests. Liquid Force's Profile kite vest has the most amount of buoyancy for a waist harness compatible vest. LF's Vortex Kite...
by Da Yoda
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Sand / water / aqua socks to wear inside boots
Replies: 21
Views: 3755

Re: Sand / water / aqua socks to wear inside boots

With regards to the shredtowns, I don't think their intended to be used for walking on the beach and may not last/invalidate warranty... Shredtowns were designed for multi-tower cable parks where once you fall you have to swim to shore and walk back to the starting point over dirt/gravel/rock/aspha...
by Da Yoda
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Mystic Majestic X Vs Ride Engine Carbon Elite, which is best?
Replies: 2
Views: 711

Re: Mystic Majestic X Vs Ride Engine Carbon Elite, which is best?

If you haven't seen this, there's a decent write up on this thread towards the bottom... http://www.kiteforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=2396509 I like the Mystic better. Mainly because of the fit, but I also like the updated Clickerbar and the asymmetrical roped s-bar (wave) is nice for getting the CL...
by Da Yoda
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: ION Vertex Select Sky size question
Replies: 2
Views: 310

Re: ION Vertex Select Sky size question

A good tip that I learned is the get the harness wet before you put it on. It can also make tightening down the straps easier.
by Da Yoda
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: ION Vertex Select Sky size question
Replies: 2
Views: 310

Re: ION Vertex Select Sky size question

Hello All, I am 31 waist size and wondering do you recommend to take the ION Vertex Select sky in small 28 31 or medium 30 33 since they both cover my waist size. Thanks a lot I'm also a 31" waist and my belly is about the same. and I have the Vertex in size Small. Harnesses will stretch out a bit ...
by Da Yoda
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Sand / water / aqua socks to wear inside boots
Replies: 21
Views: 3755

Re: Sand / water / aqua socks to wear inside boots

None of those shoes will work. Any kind of five finger toe shoes or neoprene booties that might fit into straps are far too thick and won't fit in boots. The shoes I posted are for the alternative option of packing them, not for wearing with the boots. To the original poster - Truly the sock option...
by Da Yoda
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Bringing North Trust bar closer to body
Replies: 2
Views: 348

Re: Bringing North Trust bar closer to body

Have watched the Tom Court video interview on the same but its not clear what then to do with the slack line created. Mega grateful for any advice. Was it this video? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRm2-XkyLUM At 1:17 is shows how to pull on clam cleat while holding the CL to remove the slacked li...
by Da Yoda
Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Impact vest with pockets
Replies: 11
Views: 2085

Re: Impact vest with pockets

Does anyone know of a neoprene impact vest with pockets? My ideal vest would: Have 2 or more pockets Pockets large enough to carry phone in a pouch and aqua socks for an emergency One mesh pocket to carry portable waterproof bluetooth speaker. Have more buoyancy than typical impact vests Check out ...
by Da Yoda
Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Sand / water / aqua socks to wear inside boots
Replies: 21
Views: 3755

Re: Sand / water / aqua socks to wear inside boots

Looking for advice on the thinnest pair of water / sand socks that will fit inside a Ronix one boot, and offer some foot protection. I don't want them, but only a matter of time until I have to navigate ragged rocks and barnacles after a technical failure or twisted kite. I do have a little pouch I...

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