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by zob
Mon May 13, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Covering screw inserts
Replies: 11
Views: 442

Re: Covering screw inserts

You can make/use a template for drilling holes for inserts, than reuse the template for finding inserts.
by zob
Wed May 08, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: snow kite woo record
Replies: 10
Views: 493

Re: snow kite woo record

FS has a Safety disclamer in their manuals called "Do not fly with this Kite"...
by zob
Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Flysurfer Soul
Replies: 593
Views: 135244

Re: Flysurfer Soul

airsail wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:32 pm
As far as I know Flysurfer has never updated kites on a yearly basis. Soul V2 could be a long way away, the current version is pretty bloody good.
What about Speed4 std and dlx (8 and 10 m2) and Speed4 Lotus (whole range)- different wing shape and bridle system!?
by zob
Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Jesse Richman leaving Naish
Replies: 57
Views: 6340

Re: Jesse Richman leaving Naish

Toby wrote:
Tue Jan 22, 2019 8:34 am
Duotone, Cabrinha, North will be the biggest 3 in about 2 years IMO.
Who's PMU? :lol:
by zob
Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: The Video Topic - post all videos here
Replies: 1130
Views: 192841

Re: The Video Topic - post all videos here

I did a single line mount, with the same idea as skordmount, using gravity to position the camera horizontally. Well, shots are decent as long as the kite is in front of you. When it is overhead the rotation axis is in vertical position, so the gravity doesn't stabilize the camera. It can freely (so...
by zob
Thu Sep 27, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: Need Help with using P-tex
Replies: 10
Views: 1320

Re: Need Help with using P-tex

Oi! This is how the first p-tex candle fixing job looks like for most people. Don't worry and don't give up. It's good practice to practice on small scratches, before you take your take on deep scratches. I would say there was still too much yellow flame in your process, which results in higher temp...
by zob
Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: recommendation snow kite
Replies: 40
Views: 4095

Re: recommendation snow kite

I am about 190 lbs and built my quiver starting with 19 m2 (can hold it up to 20 knots), than I got a 12 m2 and finally 8 m2. Today my second quiver is 18, 13 and 9 m2. This are all closed cell foils. Open cell foils are a bit stronger. But it depends on wind conditions where you ride. I am comforta...
by zob
Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Airex/carbon kiteboard build
Replies: 13
Views: 2003

Re: Airex/carbon kiteboard build

Getting rid of Air bubbles on the bottom is the toughest for me in building process. And they only get bigger in the heat of the sun.
Doing it with a Isosport sheet will only result in way way worse result. ;)
by zob
Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: GoPro Session Waterproof enough for kite impacts?
Replies: 10
Views: 1054

Re: GoPro Session Waterproof enough for kite impacts?

You should be OK. It worked for me so far. It is also light and small, good for line mounting. The ability to rotate it 90° in the housing gives you nice wide horizontal shots (or turned 180° after kite transition). Check pictures from step 6 on. http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/GoPro+Hero4+Session+Te...
by zob
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Is the Wainman bar made entirely of aluminium?
Replies: 2
Views: 1683

Re: Is the Wainman bar made entirely of aluminium?

it might be Fiber Glass bar

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