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Re: New arguments for the old discussion “Straps vs Strapless”

Postby longwhitecloud » Mon Nov 21, 2016 1:07 am

magnets, veclro..mega stick wax, track locking...! #wild guesses....

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Re: New arguments for the old discussion “Straps vs Strapless”

Postby NorCalNomad » Tue Nov 22, 2016 1:20 am

Kite_Lee wrote: Are we doomed to use foot straps? :) And even for the pros, there are sitiuations that require foot straps.
No you're just doomed to getting better. :lol:

The only time you see pros use straps is if it's Robby Naish or they are surfing tow-in sized waves.

Racing/ foiling is a different argument.

You might want to look into some of the patents out there where people have tried things in this area before...there are quite a few for "inspiration". And you can see what never caught on.

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Re: New arguments for the old discussion “Straps vs Strapless”

Postby Kite_Lee » Fri Dec 02, 2016 3:37 pm

NorCalNomad wrote:
Kite_Lee wrote: Are we doomed to use foot straps? :) And even for the pros, there are sitiuations that require foot straps.
No you're just doomed to getting better. :lol:

The only time you see pros use straps is if it's Robby Naish or they are surfing tow-in sized waves.

Racing/ foiling is a different argument.

You might want to look into some of the patents out there where people have tried things in this area before...there are quite a few for "inspiration". And you can see what never caught on.
Thank you NorCalNomad for your opinion!

I agree, we are doomed to get better, and this new system will allow to evolve in a continuos way from straps to strapless.

Yes, patent search is a required step in the creation of anything new. Not only for the reason you mentioned, but also to be aware of what it is protected, what it is free to be used and what can still be patented. Done that;)

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Re: New arguments for the old discussion “Straps vs Strapless”

Postby Kite_Lee » Fri Dec 02, 2016 3:39 pm

longwhitecloud wrote:magnets, veclro..mega stick wax, track locking...! #wild guesses....
You forgot about double side adhesive tape! :lol:

Thank you longwhitecloud for your curiosity, looking forward to show the new tecnology, but I can only do that when the time is right.

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Re: New arguments for the old discussion “Straps vs Strapless”

Postby scottnorby » Mon Dec 05, 2016 11:16 pm

If it's magnets---its already been done and has been in testing for a couple of years.
Just learn to ride strapless.

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Re: New arguments for the old discussion “Straps vs Strapless”

Postby BWD » Tue Dec 06, 2016 1:28 am

I hope you are not going to infringe on my octo-skin TM octopus skin deck pad system!

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Re: New arguments for the old discussion “Straps vs Strapless”

Postby TomW » Thu Dec 08, 2016 7:36 pm

It's probly a nano- biomimicry gecko foot magical coating.

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Re: New arguments for the old discussion “Straps vs Strapless”

Postby cristovao » Thu Dec 15, 2016 2:38 pm

scottnorby wrote:If it's magnets---its already been done and has been in testing for a couple of years.
Just learn to ride strapless.
Magnetic straps sound interesting, why haven’t that ever came to market?

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Re: New arguments for the old discussion “Straps vs Strapless”

Postby Da Yoda » Wed Dec 21, 2016 8:54 pm

longwhitecloud wrote:magnets, veclro..mega stick wax, track locking...! #wild guesses....
Velcro! It's now time to bring back Sector Deck...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyEcJ0jhE_I

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Re: New arguments for the old discussion “Straps vs Strapless”

Postby cristovao » Thu Dec 22, 2016 6:36 pm

Da Yoda wrote: Velcro! It's now time to bring back Sector Deck...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyEcJ0jhE_I
That looks really cool. Did that got on anywhere in the world? Or was it just a dead end innovation?


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