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by kostantin
Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: DIY Thick surf foil wings
Replies: 6
Views: 535

Re: DIY Thick surf foil wings

I uploaded it to thingiverse (including the Fusion 360 file and step). https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3026918 I designed it using Fusion 360 and used the H105 profile. More on the profile here: http://www.tspeer.com/Hydrofoils/h105/h105.htm Fusion 360 has plugins to plot any airfoil, and using t...
by kostantin
Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: Do I really need a hot coat?
Replies: 8
Views: 732

Re: Do I really need a hot coat?

Greetings, yes you need it. Epoxy will be hurt by water, sun and sand. Epoxy will be whashed out and you will remaind with the fibres. The goal is not to have a glossy finish, this is nonsense anyway. Protection is the goal. Due to the fact that you do not have peel pley on top, I would suggest in t...
by kostantin
Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Flamer's Paradise
Topic: Impending trade war: Tariffs affecting the kite industry?
Replies: 39
Views: 2340

Re: Impending trade war: Tariffs affecting the kite industry?

this is all about politics...nothing to do with kiting. Keep it kiting or it will be closed. Hi, if this gets out of control an it looks like it will, kiting will be our smallest problem in the future. If censorship is the right way, you have to decide. Unfortunatly history repeats itself and the p...
by kostantin
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Another DIY foil
Replies: 63
Views: 11302

Re: Another DIY foil

opie wrote:
Sun Jul 08, 2018 9:12 pm
This is all Ketos.
original stabilizer 138 g
small stabilizer 235 cm2 = 110 g
Fr2 xl 880 cm2= 627g
Fr2 700 cm2= 494g
Fuse = 358g
100 cm mast = 1446g
Thank you Opie. I will make a google docs from what I got so far.

All other readers of this thread, please let me know the weights

tks

Kosta
by kostantin
Sun Jul 01, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Another DIY foil
Replies: 63
Views: 11302

Re: Another DIY foil

Greetings, made the first fuselage yesterday. Weight ist 235gramm. Mid next week I make a mast. What I need is weight of different parts, just to see where I am at at the present. Please let me know what your gear is on weight. No matter if it is alu or carbon, fuselage, wings, mast's or stabilizers...
by kostantin
Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:40 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Switch kite EU import tax ?
Replies: 5
Views: 4340

Re: Switch kite EU import tax ?

Anyone in the UK bought a Switch kite and had to pay import tax ? Their prices look very good but being New Zealand based would you pay standard rate import tax into EU ? thanks If you are located in Europeand and your parcel will be shipped to a EU country, your kite is comming from the UK warehou...
by kostantin
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Naish 2019 Foil Lineup
Replies: 6
Views: 4567

Re: Naish 2019 Foil Lineup

Greetings, loop de loop design. There are almost no known airfoils known for such low re-numbers like we face on the tips. I know only one. I gues we face RE 70.000 or less. The winglet needs to have a AOA. I wonder how the made the simulation for this. If you gonna be hit or step on the winglet, go...
by kostantin
Wed May 30, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Egypt
Replies: 107
Views: 23716

Re: Egypt

anyone can recommend a spot&hotel for going with the family? Ideal setup would be an all-inclusive hotel as close to a launch as possible. Ideally with area suitable for both a beginner (daughter on TT) and hydrofoil for me. Thanks! Greetings, Magawish as hotel. Colona Watersports for storage. All ...
by kostantin
Mon May 28, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Pansh Aeolus
Replies: 8
Views: 4533

Re: Pansh Aeolus

Hi,

get yourself an Aurora². Flies out of the bag. If you use 5th line, read what Pansh is stating about the line lenght of the 5th line.

tks

Kosta
by kostantin
Sun Apr 29, 2018 3:05 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Removing water from board using a refer compressor?
Replies: 14
Views: 6181

Re: Removing water from board using a refer compressor?

Can anyone point me toward where to get the black cone that is on the plastic sheeting? Is this part of a vacuum bag?vacuum-drying3.JPG Greetings, the black cone is part of the vakuum system. Its nice to have something like this, but not necessary. The yellow stuff on the picture is tacky tape. You...

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