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by jakemoore
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:45 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Hatteras to get another new bridge......this one sucks.
Replies: 60
Views: 5314

Re: Hatteras to get another new bridge......this one sucks.

How can this jug handle bridge possibly be better for the birds or anything or anyone compared to building where the current highway is? Why does our government do such stupid stuff.
by jakemoore
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:22 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Advice from an older married kiter to a young one
Replies: 30
Views: 2448

Re: Advice from an older married kiter to a young one

I was hoping you were going to point us to a land of kite babes just waiting to be swept off their feet by crusty old dudes. Oh well.
by jakemoore
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:17 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Tube vs Softkite - an epic battle?
Replies: 70
Views: 4589

Re: Tube vs Softkite - an epic battle?

...foilholio can write a novel about it... Time now for Mixed drinks Call me Foilholio. Some years ago - never mind how long precisely - having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world....
by jakemoore
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:06 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Cool quick release from the Para world.
Replies: 2
Views: 313

Re: Cool quick release from the Para world.

I wonder. My brief search found none.

This specific release may also have a weak link for tow ups.
by jakemoore
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Cool quick release from the Para world.
Replies: 2
Views: 313

Cool quick release from the Para world.

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https://schleppklinke.de/en/easy-quick-2/
by jakemoore
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Tube vs Softkite - an epic battle?
Replies: 70
Views: 4589

Re: Tube vs Softkite - an epic battle?

PullStrings wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:19 pm
Pain in the A** for majority of people...don't you think ?
Not much different than tuning bar line lengths. Definitely easier that patching a bladder.
by jakemoore
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:42 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: bridle line types: Ozone -Flysurfer
Replies: 5
Views: 265

Re: bridle line types: Ozone -Flysurfer

At the same diameter, double braid lines are much weaker. Thus increased diameter and drag. The double braid are more stiff and less likely to loop into tangles. The splices in single braid are less likely to tangle and catch than sewn double braid loops. Equal trade off in my mind. Double braid is ...
by jakemoore
Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Flysurfer hard/soft steering line question
Replies: 14
Views: 504

Re: Flysurfer hard/soft steering line question

kitexpert wrote:
Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:36 pm
I don't know why it should be me.
It has to be you. Nobody else has the expertise. Who else could get foilholio to write a 17 page essay to illustrate the fact that wings bend?

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by jakemoore
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: New Inflatable Rash shirt
Replies: 11
Views: 985

Re: New Inflatable Rash shirt

And why not integrate into the harness we wear every session rather than clothes we change.
by jakemoore
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: New Inflatable Rash shirt
Replies: 11
Views: 985

Re: New Inflatable Rash shirt

Looks like it’s in the crowdfunding stage? Why not an inflatable PFD?

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