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by Faxie
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Why does Core xr 4 fly better on a core bar?
Replies: 37
Views: 1012

Re: Why does Core xr 4 fly better on a core bar?

Short answer: It's because of the V height. You can try shortening the compstick lines by 4m or so.
by Faxie
Wed May 20, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Rear edge of a foil mast too sharp
Replies: 8
Views: 583

Re: Rear edge of a foil mast too sharp

nixmatters wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 8:01 am
Faxie wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 2:04 am
nixmatters wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 12:47 am


Got it last July. The corners of the stab TE are the most dangerous part.
Is your rounded or squared off?
It's this one:
Exactly same.
Well, I just checked....

It's a thin edge but I wouldn't call it sharp tbh.
by Faxie
Wed May 20, 2020 2:04 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Rear edge of a foil mast too sharp
Replies: 8
Views: 583

Re: Rear edge of a foil mast too sharp

Same here with the Zeeko Blaster stab! You can slice a soft tomato with it! Huh? I have that one and it's not sharp? ... Got it last July. The corners of the stab TE are the most dangerous part. Is your rounded or squared off? It's this one: http://zeeko-kites.com/1798-thickbox_default/alloy-blaste...
by Faxie
Tue May 19, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Rear edge of a foil mast too sharp
Replies: 8
Views: 583

Re: Rear edge of a foil mast too sharp

nixmatters wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 10:31 pm
Same here with the Zeeko Blaster stab! You can slice a soft tomato with it!
Huh? I have that one and it's not sharp? ...
by Faxie
Sat May 16, 2020 12:54 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Core Nexus 2 - just released
Replies: 11
Views: 1853

Re: Core Nexus 2 - just released

Omg radical reaction tips! Never seen that before. Think it's a new gamechanger? :o Gotta have one!
by Faxie
Fri May 15, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Wingsurfing
Topic: The reason to wing. Can't do this with a kite
Replies: 35
Views: 2583

Re: The reason to wing. Can't do this with a kite

Don't see why I should do it, if I can't do it with a kite.
by Faxie
Fri May 15, 2020 4:25 am
Forum: Videos
Topic: Kitesurfing vs Windsurfing Injuries
Replies: 12
Views: 1263

Re: Kitesurfing vs Windsurfing Injuries

Be nice if they’d broken down the injuries into sub-categories There was a more recent study in the Netherlands where a lot of kiters were followed for a certian period (I participated as well), and had to fill in a form every few weeks. I cannot find hte presentation itself, but this is the (in Du...
by Faxie
Thu May 14, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Videos
Topic: Kitesurfing vs Windsurfing Injuries
Replies: 12
Views: 1263

Re: Kitesurfing vs Windsurfing Injuries

Be nice if they’d broken down the injuries into sub-categories There was a more recent study in the Netherlands where a lot of kiters were followed for a certian period (I participated as well), and had to fill in a form every few weeks. I cannot find hte presentation itself, but this is the (in Du...
by Faxie
Wed May 06, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Switch Nano? Yay or Nay?
Replies: 9
Views: 1148

Re: Switch Nano? Yay or Nay?

Is the Element being phased out now with the introduction of the Nano? Not yet, but now they have 3 kites that do basically the same, so I wouldn't be surprised... Interesting. When was the Element 7 launched? (no pun intended) I'd rather see a 3 strut kite that flies more forward in the window, bu...
by Faxie
Wed May 06, 2020 5:25 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Switch Nano? Yay or Nay?
Replies: 9
Views: 1148

Re: Switch Nano? Yay or Nay?

jmach wrote:
Wed May 06, 2020 5:12 am
Is the Element being phased out now with the introduction of the Nano?
Not yet, but now they have 3 kites that do basically the same, so I wouldn't be surprised...

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