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by Zandman
Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: The Most Important Skill To Develop For the Entry & Future Kite Foiler
Replies: 7
Views: 1266

Re: The Most Important Skill To Develop For the Entry & Future Kite Foiler

But the actual "onewheel" is waaaaayyyy better. Hi Matteo can you please tell us a bit more about that? Tried both? How do they compare? I wanna buy one but the onewheel here costs 3 times more and practically does not have any service or support. The trotter on the other hand is sold with 2 years ...
by Zandman
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: Where to start?
Replies: 14
Views: 1007

Re: Where to start?

Yes, as a first project I want to go as KISS as possible. Both materials and tools. (e.g. I'd rather wait for epoxy curing) What I think of doing is: 1) Get 2 or 3 of sheets of wood sized 135x45cm (2 or 3? How many mm? 3mm? What kind of wood? Where do I find it?) 2) Glue the sheets together, while ...
by Zandman
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: Where to start?
Replies: 14
Views: 1007

Re: Where to start?

Plummet: Thanks! yes I've already seen you and you were inspiration! tmcfarla: Many many thanks!! Very helpful post! Good point about deck and flotation 5.) not really sure what you mean here by “the V”. I mean that: https://youtu.be/qVcNdiaX0GE?t=694 at 11.35 but I got what you say and seems more s...
by Zandman
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: Where to start?
Replies: 14
Views: 1007

Re: Where to start?

Yes, as a first project I want to go as KISS as possible. Both materials and tools. (e.g. I'd rather wait for epoxy curing) What I think of doing is: 1) Get 2 or 3 of sheets of wood sized 135x45cm (2 or 3? How many mm? 3mm? What kind of wood? Where do I find it?) 2) Glue the sheets together, while d...
by Zandman
Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: Where to start?
Replies: 14
Views: 1007

Re: Where to start?

Thanks, building a whole foil is an overkill for me. My idea is to focus on the board only. I did not find a board tutorial in their videos. I've seen many other videos for boards but I have a gap on how to put the inserts where the foil is mounted? Shall I use this method with epoxy? Will it hold o...
by Zandman
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: Where to start?
Replies: 14
Views: 1007

Where to start?

I would like to start a build project for the winter. (and will not stop there!) There is a ventilated space I can use, assume no tools but I'm ok to buy as I progress in my skills. I've read many many hours here and elsewhere but I'm still lost! There are so many techniques materials and tools that...
by Zandman
Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: One kite for old school AND foiling
Replies: 14
Views: 1131

Re: One kite for old school AND foiling

Thanks for all the replies! I will have a look at Reo and the flite. Foil kites could serve both light wind and boosting but unfortunately it’s not possible to launch them in 3 out of 4 places I kite. Moreover as I’m still learning a lot with the foilboard, I prefer something that floats… It will ha...
by Zandman
Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: One kite for old school AND foiling
Replies: 14
Views: 1131

One kite for old school AND foiling

I need your help in choosing my next kite. For various reasons, I’d like to have only one kite.* If the wind is strong (50%) I go with the TT and mainly jump, do some rotations etc (nothing fancy but still slowly improving) For light winds (50%) I ride a zeeko green (all around freeride wing). I can...
by Zandman
Fri May 25, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Learning with Zeeko Carver vs Green
Replies: 16
Views: 10398

Re: Learning with Zeeko Carver vs Green

Thank you very much all! Now it's really easy decision to start with the green and stick to it! I've read all the straps vs strapless discussion and remembering the few times I tried strapless surfboard I'm very willing to take a calculated injury risk in order to ease my waterstarting. Anyway will ...
by Zandman
Thu May 24, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Learning with Zeeko Carver vs Green
Replies: 16
Views: 10398

Learning with Zeeko Carver vs Green

I’m about to make my first step into Hydrofoiling and pretty excited. Already an ok TT kiteboarder ( nothing impressive though just jumps, pops, carving turns etc) with 0 surfboard experience. Just got a very good deal on a used Zeeko Hydrofoil set. no volume board, 90cm alu mast, Zeeko green wing a...

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