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by William Munney
Mon Sep 12, 2016 1:23 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Epoxy or polyester?
Replies: 7
Views: 875

Re: Epoxy or polyester?

Also use peel ply. It is a fabric you put on top of the epoxy when it is wet and peel off after it cures. Gives you a much smoother surface. The West Epoxy packets are pretty good for the typical small repairs and you can get all different sizes of fiberglass or carbon fiber cloth.
by William Munney
Sat Mar 05, 2016 4:42 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Epirb/plb What do you use
Replies: 10
Views: 1318

Re: Epirb/plb What do you use

Spot has some nice convenience features but has some significant limitations compared to true EPIRBs. This is a good thread: http://www.tidalfish.com/forums/showthr ... -ACR-EPIRB see the post by hookinfinger regarding the power output and frequency comparison, as well as the comparison between GEOS...
by William Munney
Mon Jan 04, 2016 3:58 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Replacement bladders
Replies: 7
Views: 1209

Re: Replacement bladders

I got really good prices and delivery for Ozone Zephyr bladders from Ozone- service provided by PKS in Texas.Check out the Ozone Kites USA site and see if the bladders you need are available.
by William Munney
Fri Dec 04, 2015 2:08 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Retiring in or near Hatteras, NC- Outer Beach
Replies: 20
Views: 2610

Re: Retiring in or near Hatteras, NC- Outer Beach

Thanks for all the responses and that real estate site is a good one. I'm not looking for a McMansion and don't really need to be on the sound. Gotta look into the homeowner's insurance though.
by William Munney
Fri Dec 04, 2015 2:04 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Drysuit - Warmest temperatures usable?
Replies: 26
Views: 2105

Re: Drysuit - Warmest temperatures usable?

Yeah, until you snap a line....you gotta dress for a 20 min swim, so a drysuit with very little on under it can be a mistake. One I've made and will never repeat. I insulate to the water temp. Period. Absolutely. You can't assume that you'll stay above water. I started using a drysuit for rowing an...
by William Munney
Thu Dec 03, 2015 12:03 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Retiring in or near Hatteras, NC- Outer Beach
Replies: 20
Views: 2610

Re: Retiring in or near Hatteras, NC- Outer Beach

t3rse wrote:I can't speak for OBX, but in Chs, 400k is far short of getting a water accessible home.
Chs?
by William Munney
Mon Nov 30, 2015 12:28 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Retiring in or near Hatteras, NC- Outer Beach
Replies: 20
Views: 2610

Re: Retiring in or near Hatteras, NC- Outer Beach

FlandOBX, Thank you for the very well thought out response. I plan to use some vacation time to check out the different neighborhoods over the next few years.
by William Munney
Sat Nov 28, 2015 3:30 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Who doesn't kite in good conditions?
Replies: 22
Views: 1824

Re: Who doesn't kite in good conditions?

When there is something I have to do I feel irresponsible kiting. That's why I am concentrating on taking care of all my responsibilities to clear the deck.... I'm the other way round. When i'm doing something I have to do and theres wind. I feel irresponsible to not utilizing that wind!.... PS the...
by William Munney
Sat Nov 28, 2015 3:18 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Retiring in or near Hatteras, NC- Outer Beach
Replies: 20
Views: 2610

Re: Retiring in or near Hatteras, NC- Outer Beach

I would love to meet Dimitri. From the looks of his house in the video,I probably won't be in the same neighborhood.
by William Munney
Fri Nov 27, 2015 1:55 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Who doesn't kite in good conditions?
Replies: 22
Views: 1824

Re: Who doesn't kite in good conditions?

When there is something I have to do I feel irresponsible kiting. That's why I am concentrating on taking care of all my responsibilities to clear the deck....

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