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by PullStrings
Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: all my kites, all valves delaminating
Replies: 16
Views: 241

Re: all my kites, all valves delaminating

Around 2004-2005 all my 5 Slingshot Fuels kites valves went bad...just from riding...never left in hot car
Manufacturing problem
Got from Slingshot for ALL my kites " improved " new struts and leading edge bladders for FREE
It was a lot of work to change them all
by PullStrings
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ozone Infinity V1 - No more sitting on the beach when it is light wind
Replies: 10
Views: 660

Re: Ozone Infinity V1 - No more sitting on the beach when it is light wind

Magical board.....just pick you favorite breeze....stop sitting around all depressed...get out there !! Load it and pop it !! Unhooked tricks !! And much more !! Beaufort 2 ....Light Breeze 4-7 mph.... 2 to 3 m/s Beaufort 3.... Gentle Breeze 8-12 mph....3.5 to 5 m/s http://www.bestfunnypic.com/data/...
by PullStrings
Tue Mar 19, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Board leashes are cool for wave kite?
Replies: 21
Views: 941

Re: Board leashes are cool for wave kite?

tomtom wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:47 pm
Its just me - or are all these guy WAY owerpowered for waveriding?
With straps it would be less of a problem to ride overpowered like that.....a good percentage less wipe outs...leash still needed for competing on the clock
by PullStrings
Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Foil Kite Setup Time
Replies: 34
Views: 717

Re: Foil Kite Setup Time

foilholio wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:26 pm
both of you go eat a bag of dicks. maybe together.
Hey windrider1 ...we are witnessing a dangerous combo here :thumb:
BS for sure and some DM !!

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by PullStrings
Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Foil Kite Setup Time
Replies: 34
Views: 717

Re: Foil Kite Setup Time

If I had had Lei, I would have been forced to walk 300m up the beach to the school area to get help launching by some newbie. Would have had to hunt for landing and relaunch help. Would have taken a lot more time. I can add. Great session in 10-13 knots OK my turn....i rig a 12 and the wind dies......
by PullStrings
Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Casualty in Sicily
Replies: 73
Views: 7362

Re: Casualty in Sicily

When the conditions are dangerous stormy insane with some waves you need straps... like here

For those who have never windsurfed you don't have to look :wink:

by PullStrings
Sat Mar 16, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Casualty in Sicily
Replies: 73
Views: 7362

Re: Casualty in Sicily

Don't be so sure, if you have new version (tektanium safety line, covered in plastic) - it jams pretty easy with sand, especially on big days, when sand is flying. The problem is that the the metal tube inside the rotator is way too narrow. Wet PU line catches sand and then, even with very little a...
by PullStrings
Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Foil Kite Setup Time
Replies: 34
Views: 717

Re: Foil Kite Setup Time

Sure Tubes need to be pumped....tall pump 2 ways about 80 seconds for a 17 sqm 5 struts at 8 PSI...and once it launches you can go straight into the water Sure closed cell Rams don't need to be pumped on the beach ....but once it launches " their pumping starts " in the air....18 sqm takes more time...
by PullStrings
Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Foil Kite Setup Time
Replies: 34
Views: 717

Re: Foil Kite Setup Time

Mr. HOLY -O RAM airs when packing them up are rolled THEN folded in 2 or 3 to fit in the bag When you put your kite on the sand beach it is folded You then unfold it and unroll it flat on the sand Tubes have to be pumped fully before it is launched That's why the ram airs have to be fully filled up ...
by PullStrings
Sat Mar 16, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Foil Kite Setup Time
Replies: 34
Views: 717

Re: Foil Kite Setup Time

20-30 second if very fast and you are the best 60 seconds easy if you are good BS.....but i'm not shocked :wink: For example with a 12..15...18...21 sqm closed cell ram air kite none of those times are possible Start counting with the kite still folded on the beach with bar attached Stop counting w...

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