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Re: Spitfire club

Postby NYKiter » Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:08 am

I filled in the AVS...hope to ride some sh*ty on shore garbage waves over the next day or two....see what happens.


Still got the old wings....anyone prefer the old over the new?

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Re: Spitfire club

Postby BWD » Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:56 am

Kinda drastic? Did you ask nico caillou about it? Usually he’s pretty responsive about products...

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Re: Spitfire club

Postby NYKiter » Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:15 am

Star drive bolts might have been the better choice on the fuse connection....the socket screw heads are large....

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Re: Spitfire club

Postby BWD » Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:31 am

Wait are you still a junior college shop teacher upstate or did you join a Russian troll farm?
Never mind,

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Re: Spitfire club

Postby bigtone667 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:45 am

3InletsWindsports wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:19 pm
NYKiter wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 1:36 pm
Yup, mine are white also. Im thinking its the AVS ... I coated the wings with glazing filler and sanded them off. Amazing the flaws you find when leveling off new wings....we'll see if it changes its tune....
Are you saying you filled in the AVS.?
That would make them xlXLW wings.

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Re: Spitfire club

Postby NYKiter » Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:14 am

....and the spitfire is HEAVY....wheres the carbon mast and fuse???

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Re: Spitfire club

Postby 3InletsWindsports » Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:29 am

NYKiter wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:14 am
....and the spitfire is HEAVY....wheres the carbon mast and fuse???
That’s all the filler you weighed it down with.

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Re: Spitfire club

Postby NYKiter » Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:43 am

...says the Oz Zeeko rep....

Is this the Zeeko culture...dont have an answer - go after the consumer?
so much hostility toward technical discussions in the 'spitfire club'

Anyhow the AVS looks identical to a G10 peel ply liner...like this....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eawkkUmrr9Q

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Re: Spitfire club

Postby 3InletsWindsports » Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:20 am

Mmmm that Aussie sense of humour missed the target

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Re: Spitfire club

Postby max » Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:35 am

3InletsWindsports wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:20 am
Mmmm that Aussie sense of humour missed the target
I got it . . . and had a chuckle :)

I wanted to get a set of the XXLW wings but was waiting for the white version.

Have been riding the black XLW set for the past 7 or 8 months and have never gone back to try a normal setup as I really love the carving and jumping.


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