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by plummet
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Don't show us your hook
Replies: 117
Views: 11309

Re: Don't show us your hook

Nice
by plummet
Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Stupid question - what does overpowered feel like?
Replies: 36
Views: 1069

Re: Stupid question - what does overpowered feel like?

Have you ever got a tea bag and dropped it in and out of your cup of tea? Imagine you are the tea bag. That is what it is like.
by plummet
Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Beginner and waves - tips?
Replies: 22
Views: 845

Re: Beginner and waves - tips?

I am a beginner who started in flat conditions.... I have managed a single successful waterstart on flat water so far..... Dude. Just stay out of the waves. You can barely waterstart and can't even pull upwind. Even little ankle snappers like you're describing can knock you over and give you the ki...
by plummet
Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How long last your line cutting tool?
Replies: 9
Views: 402

Re: How long last your line cutting tool?

Mine typically last 2 rides then I loose them.... grrr.
by plummet
Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Horrible Ram Air Disaster
Replies: 28
Views: 2162

Re: Horrible Ram Air Disaster

Toby wrote:
Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:17 am
Can a foil kite death loop ?
In general they death loop with little power because they loose their shape when wings a tucked.
by plummet
Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:10 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Horrible Ram Air Disaster
Replies: 28
Views: 2162

Re: Horrible Ram Air Disaster

So guy is dragged a big in the water?
Where's the disaster?.

I recon Lei's kill way more kites than foils!. Probably 10 to 1!
by plummet
Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: Wing and stab design
Replies: 28
Views: 1153

Re: Wing and stab design

I do note that the front wing on the Americas cup yachts are running dihedral. The year looks pretty flat!
by plummet
Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: mast location fuselage length and stab pitch
Replies: 7
Views: 443

Re: mast location fuselage length and stab pitch

Why not make the tail adjustable and then go about adjusting pitch until you find then perfect angle? Then make the fixed wing fuse?
by plummet
Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:21 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Jay XTC Flextech 2.0 harness
Replies: 23
Views: 1382

Re: Jay XTC Flextech 2.0 harness

Rope slider is awesome for toeside, even better on the hydrofoil toeside. Otherwise I dont see any advantage over hook for TT riding.

But I'm used to it now. So there is no disadvantage either.
by plummet
Thu Jun 15, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: mast location fuselage length and stab pitch
Replies: 7
Views: 443

Re: mast location fuselage length and stab pitch

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