Re: Chinese KB Hydrofoil : 300 USD + shipment
Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:17 pm
Mine is being shipped tomorrow - got the pics today from the factory.
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Europ2 wrote: ↑Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:03 pm[Edit] Please post here if you have useful information, or if you have questions to ask.
List of suppliers and known prices for a complete ALU or CF Hydrofoil (2 wings, mast and fuselage):
General method: type "Hydrofoil" in the search box of https://www.alibaba.com or https://www.aliexpress.com
Xiamen Great Phoenix 3 known HF models 1 alu SUP + 1 alu Kite (4 colours) + 1 CF Kite: Catalog here 280-400 USD + shipping
Sublimationsports https://sublimationsports.en.alibaba.co ... hText=foil - Board (with mast rails) + Foil 200-600 USD + shipping - Foil only : 280-600 + Shipping
Contact is email@example.com - He emails pic of the finished product to confirm before they ship.
YD Yeah Sport: offers KF Box stub, C shaped mast https://yeahsport.en.alibaba.com/produc ... ouped.html 150-390 USD + shipping
Cimi Sports Nice Foils + Top Board with mast rails https://cimisports.en.alibaba.com/produ ... OFOIL.html 200-320 USD USD + shipping
Z&J Sport High quality prepreg models https://zjsports.en.alibaba.com/search/ ... =hydrofoil 400-600 USD + shiping
I'm not saying anything, it's just a synthesis of what is available. If you have a correct feedback about the Foilmount plate and think that the Best board has a reasonably strong bottom skin, why not. As you have 2 unknowns in your pb, I would suggest to wait until at least one of them is solved.
I frankly fail to see the point. The stuff on alibaba is just one photo. In many cases it is not even clear if they sell the board or foil. How would I make purchasing decision based on this scarce info? Do I have to beg the vendor to send me some more photos, and then go through all the hassle arranging group buy, payment by some obscure method, etc. JNJ is simply in another league as far as customer experience is concerned.