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by BudhaNl
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Custom Hardshell made in shop.. would it work?
Replies: 9
Views: 792

Re: Custom Hardshell made in shop.. would it work?

I actually have been thinking about this and I do feel that it could be feasible. Looking at the skiboot-industry, they have been able to make custom fitting available at shops everywhere. Why wouldn't that be possible with a kite harness? Once the harness is really custom fit, there is much less ne...
by BudhaNl
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kite type and line length % effect on jump height
Replies: 2
Views: 286

Re: Kite type and line length % effect on jump height

I have a contrary experience, I'm jumping higher on 21m lines then 24m. Same bar but moved to 21m when ordering new lines.
by BudhaNl
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Hello all help with rigging wipika air blast
Replies: 30
Views: 1820

Re: Hello all help with rigging wipika air blast

The unanswered question is why would you want to fly this kite? You seem to know and understand it is very old and not up to current standards. You have an upgraded bar but how do you know that it will now work correctly with the kite? You don't. You show a lack of understanding of the sport by stat...
by BudhaNl
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: High wind kite?
Replies: 13
Views: 1191

Re: High wind kite?

As my highwind kites for TT and SB I use the Naish Slash in 5 and 7. Although a dedicated wave kite it also jumps really good and is a lot of fun with the Twintip. In the larger sizes I use the Pivot. But small sizes of the Pivot (I had the 6 in the past) are also a good option. If you are in Europ...
by BudhaNl
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: RRD lines (rigid, white ones), where to get a spare set in Europe (at a good price)?
Replies: 4
Views: 490

Re: RRD lines (rigid, white ones), where to get a spare set in Europe (at a good price)?

So, I want to buy the RRD spare set of their good lines, but is there a shop selling them in Europe at a reasonable price, please? Thanks! http://www.infexion.nl/product-categorie/lijnen/rrd-lijnensets/ Buy these. I just got a second set from them with their SK99 lines, 500kg power 300kg steering l...
by BudhaNl
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Affordable Kite - Highest Jump - Longest Hangtime
Replies: 31
Views: 3417

Re: Affordable Kite - Highest Jump - Longest Hangtime

What's the wind & water like at your location? Flat water, short period waves or long period waves impact your options. Also, what's the dominant windspeed? First advice is of course to make sure the indian is optimized, so if your technique needs improvement, spend your money there for the highest ...
by BudhaNl
Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Vision vs. Jaime vs. Monarch 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 499

Re: Vision vs. Jaime vs. Monarch 2018

Both 2018. II haven't tried or read about the 2019 Monarch. I do know that the 2018 version is a bit more accessible than 2017 which was a lot stiffer in the mid sector.
by BudhaNl
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Vision vs. Jaime vs. Monarch 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 499

Re: Vision vs. Jaime vs. Monarch 2018

Hi Andi, As it happens, I've compared the Monarch and Jaime Textreme just a couple of weeks back in my search for the perfect board. To be honest, I could've taken either and be happy with them. The key word for the Monarch is 'grip' . It just grips so well, has excellent upwind capabilities, pops r...
by BudhaNl
Thu Jul 26, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: North 2018 Evo or Rebel 7m.. Cape Verde
Replies: 3
Views: 501

Re: North 2018 Evo or Rebel 7m.. Cape Verde

Evo or Dice for freeride/freestyle progression. Rebel for jumping. I'd go for an Evo instead of a more radical kite which is the Dice when it comes to smaller kites. You're still at the early stages of your development you say, so I'd take a more stable kite to support that instead of a kite which i...
by BudhaNl
Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Trouble finding board after crash
Replies: 21
Views: 1635

Re: Trouble finding board after crash

knotwindy wrote:
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:09 am
For a tt, get orange fins and paint the handle orange so you can see it either way.
Or get a go-jo.
I've been looking for orange fins but couldn't find them. Where do you get yours?

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