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by NYKiter
Fri Oct 20, 2017 3:30 am
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: Computing Wing Lift
Replies: 3
Views: 319

Re: Computing Wing Lift

These two videos go a long way in explaining wing designs extremely quickly....how they transfer to water I dont know, but I saw a lot of similar foil designs and I would imagine the principles might be somewhat similar. Guys pretty funny too. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkb11eKXM14 https://www....
by NYKiter
Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:31 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: efoil.builders is live
Replies: 2
Views: 353

Re: efoil.builders is live

Awesome :thumb: :P :lol:
by NYKiter
Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Why not more canards ?
Replies: 19
Views: 1646

Re: Why not more canards ?

If your going to make one better to get your hands on a zeeko and get all the proportions. I made one and it would lift in the beginning and completely stall out when it got to a certain height and crash down....repeatedly.... Did my best to CAD out the profiles and used an epler118 for the rear win...
by NYKiter
Mon Oct 09, 2017 5:41 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Kitefoil Manufacturing - Alpinefoil Factory
Replies: 11
Views: 1487

Re: Kitefoil Manufacturing - Alpinefoil Factory

Cool. Makes me want to buy a hydraulic press...
by NYKiter
Sun Oct 01, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Bullet by Zeeko - the fastest alloy hydrofoil
Replies: 13
Views: 2015

Re: Bullet by Zeeko - the fastest alloy hydrofoil

Wonder if its quicker than the alpine
by NYKiter
Sat Sep 30, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: foot hook warrenty
Replies: 12
Views: 800

Re: foot hook warrenty

I dont know a rider who hasnt broken these things...
by NYKiter
Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: New North Foil's 'PA Carbon Mix 50'
Replies: 16
Views: 1500

New North Foil's 'PA Carbon Mix 50'

Anyone familiar with this magic gew?
Is it carbon fiber reinforced polymer, carbon fiber reinforced plastic or carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRP, CRP, CFRTP)?
by NYKiter
Sat Sep 16, 2017 1:07 am
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Extruded Aluminium hydrofoils
Replies: 7
Views: 1531

Re: Extruded Aluminium hydrofoils

I have been trying to get these guys to create 4" foil for some time now.....and the only vendor in the USA sells them at odd lengths....they dont seem to get it....and shipping from the UK where they are made is outrageous....
by NYKiter
Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:48 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: North rebels
Replies: 12
Views: 1285

Re: North rebels

Good points
by NYKiter
Sun Sep 10, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: North rebels
Replies: 12
Views: 1285

Re: North rebels

Not sure you want a kite that flys forward....I purchased a few foil dedicated North Vegas' to foil with as they tend to sit back in the window. The rebels seem to throw me off balance as they want to go upwind too fast....

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