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by FLandOBX
Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ozone Edge for beginners
Replies: 25
Views: 1339

Re: Ozone Edge for beginners

I love the Ozone Edge. However, I would not recommend the Edge in any size for a beginner. I would also not recommend a 19m kite in any model for a beginner. Finally, I wouldn't recommend lots of light wind sessions for a beginner. You'd do much better finding an all-around medium aspect bow kite (S...
by FLandOBX
Sun Nov 11, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Fastest way how to set up your kite
Replies: 36
Views: 3243

Re: Fastest way how to set up your kite

This is a funny thread. If you really want to save serious time and get on the water faster, then quit your job and move to the beach. :cool2: Or, second best, work remotely and ...... move to the beach. :thumb:
by FLandOBX
Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Hydrofoil Videos
Replies: 443
Views: 113018

Re: Hydrofoil Videos

nice video and some tips on foot switching https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1-F5wfhsRs What a great way of explaining that. I think I want all of my foiling how to videos to be by a 10 year old from now on. ;) Me too. The older I get, the better I can relate to 10-yearold's conversations. She's awe...
by FLandOBX
Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: LF MaxFlow Valve Leaks After Tomahawk
Replies: 7
Views: 658

Re: LF MaxFlow Valve Leaks After Tomahawk

......What I'm assuming happens is the impact of the tomahawk forces the rubber flap of the MaxFlow to swing away from the seal. Now if the outer cap wasn't on at all this would immediately re-seal as air started rushing out but because the cap only allows a trickle of air out it isn't enough to re...
by FLandOBX
Mon Nov 05, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Safety
Topic: Depower Lines Wear, Strength, Replacement
Replies: 17
Views: 1617

Re: Depower Lines Wear, Strength, Replacement

edt wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:13 am
well first of all I swim back to shore then if one snapped I replace one if two snapped I replace two and so on. Went swimming today in fact. .....

I could tell these chicken lines were about ready to go but rode anyway and sure enough they both snapped.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by FLandOBX
Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:40 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Foil kite longevity
Replies: 8
Views: 759

Re: Foil kite longevity

as I am the only kiter at my spot I always reverse self land it so does that decrease the lifespan as its hitting beach each time What do you mean? Launching a foil kite is very simple and not damaging for the kite at a 45° angle. You lift one tip and you get the kite up, and that's it. There shoul...
by FLandOBX
Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What Happened to Ocean Rodeo?
Replies: 12
Views: 1524

Re: What Happened to Ocean Rodeo?

We're more than ok :) My name is Nesan, the Marketing Director at OR. After some talks we thought that kiteforum would best be a place left for kiters to talk to other kiters, or a "no brand interference" kind of place. We have our posts up in a brand section of the site and our other content get p...
by FLandOBX
Thu Nov 01, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What happened to Billy???
Replies: 14
Views: 2204

Re: What happened to Bliiy???

+1 - I have wondered the same.
by FLandOBX
Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Bridle Tags on a Cabrinha contra 15
Replies: 10
Views: 916

Re: Bridle Tags on a Cabrinha contra 15

I have a 2017 Contra 15m and I believe the bridles are also labeled "17". The replacement bridles I bought for them are also labeled "17" so I think you are good to go. Not sure if the "17" refers to 2017 or maybe the 15m and 17m share bridles and that's just what they're labeled as. Cool... this i...
by FLandOBX
Sun Oct 28, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Foil Jumping Pictures/Videos & Tips
Replies: 10
Views: 1539

Re: Foil Jumping Pictures/Videos & Tips

fat blokes can fly wrote:
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:47 pm
Great videos Gunnar 🍻😎
+1 :thumb:

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