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by revhed
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Which watch for real-time speed read out
Replies: 23
Views: 907

Re: Which watch for real-time speed read out

Foil wrote:
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:47 pm
My new Tom Tom arrived
Please let us know how it performs on the water. :thumb:
R H
by revhed
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: How to turn a hydrofoil - and what is YAW ?
Replies: 26
Views: 1221

Re: How to turn a hydrofoil - and what is YAW ?

For any of those who can skillfully fly facing stance forward try this. DSC01880.JPG Sorry VERY old photo but the only foward facing stance example I could find. Use ONLY yaw input and note what happens, twist body, feel yourself induce by pushing one foot forward and the other back with NO weight c...
by revhed
Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best gloves for kiting
Replies: 12
Views: 543

Re: Best gloves for kiting

Latest Pro Limits are well used here but never really cold.
https://www.prolimit.com/product/gloves-polar-2-layer/
R H
by revhed
Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Kite Board Hydro Foils available DEC 2017
Replies: 183
Views: 49320

Re: Kite Board Hydro Foils available NOV 2017

Just saw North foil. Interesting how little surface area between F wing and fuse. The board nose has a lot of flex. Heavy as most alu set ups are. F wing seems THICK! Interesting mold joint? on fuse very noticeable. Did not get to fly it as was cold and owner left before I could. See Airush KBHF add...
by revhed
Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: carving to toe
Replies: 23
Views: 1148

Re: carving to toe

When you are up foiling, you will accelerate like crazy when you downloop the kite, and your arc while doing this will not be a curve - so what happens is your kite turns towards the new direction, you continue downwind - and in a few seconds you will find yourself with slack lines, kite dropping i...
by revhed
Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Which watch for real-time speed read out
Replies: 23
Views: 907

Re: Which watch for real-time speed read out

RalfsB wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:38 pm
I am quite happy with TomTom Multisport -- speed displayed in big digits, easy to see while kiting.
From reading the manual looks like no max speed recorded and no knots as unit.
Your experience?
How easy to download session and maybe see max speed?
Thanks
R H
by revhed
Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: carving to toe
Replies: 23
Views: 1148

Re: carving to toe

When you are up foiling, you will accelerate like crazy when you downloop the kite, and your arc while doing this will not be a curve - so what happens is your kite turns towards the new direction, you continue downwind - and in a few seconds you will find yourself with slack lines, kite dropping i...
by revhed
Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Fixing g10 wings?
Replies: 6
Views: 361

Re: Fixing g10 wings?

Or sanding block and then by hand to get as said above clean maybe slightly rounded but not sharp edges.
R H
by revhed
Sat Dec 09, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: vac pump (a fridge compressor) problem
Replies: 11
Views: 600

Re: vac pump (a fridge compressor) problem

Having been thru my share of old fridge vac sac pumps know well now that some are just better than others and can and will fail when they want. That said, it is worth checking oil in pump and now I use my best with electronic vac control AND second with no control that vacs so little but does not ge...

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