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by jaros
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Corrosion basics for kiteboarders
Replies: 25
Views: 1320

Re: Corrosion basics for kiteboarders

So, would a zinc anode (like on a motor boat) do the job on alu hydrofoil? If so, why no one is using it?
by jaros
Sat May 18, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Airush Ultra: one strut kite that meets expectations of a ram air lover
Replies: 219
Views: 62812

Re: Airush Ultra: one strut kite that meets expectations of a ram air lover

Peter_Frank wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 10:56 am
Below 10 m2 I use my wavekites, 3½ - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 m2, and then ligher kites in my 10 m2 and up, for hydrofoiling.
Hi Peter,
I see you are missing a size between 5 and 3,5m2??? ;)
Greetings,
Jaros
by jaros
Sun May 12, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Sliding spreader bar dimensions
Replies: 18
Views: 882

Re: Sliding spreader bar dimensions

Interesting replyes! I remember reading in one old post from someone (maybe Starsky?), that it took some time to find out the perfect lenght, not too long, not to short, to get the best feel of sliding. But you are all saying that the rope should be allmost straight, so as close to a body as possibl...
by jaros
Sat May 11, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Sliding spreader bar dimensions
Replies: 18
Views: 882

Sliding spreader bar dimensions

Hi,
Many of you are using sliding spreader bars. What is the ideal line lenght? Could you measure and write down the dimensions A an B from the picture bellow?
I am building one to try for myself, and would not like to invent hot water again...
Thank you!
Jaros
by jaros
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: statement from Lou
Replies: 119
Views: 6017

Re: statement from Lou

Not really, no. You would NOT take a roadbike on the mountain. So, where is the similarity? Is it the same sport? Maybe. Is it the same discipline/category? You mean something like this : https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://m.youtube.com/watch%3Fv%3D5z1fSpZNXhU&ved=2ahUKEwi...
by jaros
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Pocket board building
Replies: 121
Views: 10440

Re: Pocket board building

through holes are best. If you need adjustment, put in a row of them, 33mm cc What kind of screw head and washer would you use with trough holes? I am looking for a flat washer for a countersink screw head, that could be mounted flat on a board. Meaning if you use a board without thick padding, the...
by jaros
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Monofoil or "riding stabless", setup and riding
Replies: 227
Views: 44391

Re: Monofoil or "riding stabless", setup and riding

Øyvind :thumb:
I knew you are from another world. Without Kryptonite on earth, i am sure you could just remove the wing and strut also, and fly just fine with the board only...
Respect!!!
by jaros
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Hydrofoil, Worth it for me?
Replies: 66
Views: 3870

Re: Hydrofoil, Worth it for me?

this is like walking into a church and asking if you should get baptized! of course!
Eduardo, I got your analogy, and found it very funny! One of the funiest lines reacently on a Kiteforum. :thumb:
by jaros
Thu Dec 13, 2018 5:31 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Monofoil or "riding stabless", setup and riding
Replies: 227
Views: 44391

Re: Monofoil or "riding stabless", setup and riding

Hi Horst,
Which of the Gong wings would you recomend for a mono-beginer?
Thanks!
by jaros
Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Monofoil or "riding stabless", setup and riding
Replies: 227
Views: 44391

Re: Monofoil or "riding stabless", setup and riding

it`s the 1200 Ketos wing.
Have you tried mono with the Ketos wave xl wing (800)?
You make this look to simple... :thumb:

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