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by kriskris
Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Flysurfer Peak 4
Replies: 1797
Views: 130218

Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

I have watched some clips made by Sergio. It seems that I was choking the kite trying to reverse launch it. Also it seems that it is easier to just lift one tip off the water and then fly kite up. Instead I was trying to take off completely in reversed position. I guess i need to train this in a mor...
by kriskris
Wed Jul 08, 2020 1:13 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Flysurfer Peak 4
Replies: 1797
Views: 130218

Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Same thing happened to me yesterday. My 5m just balled up as I was riding wave towards it. It was quite light wind and the kite completely colapsed on me.It had happened to me before and i was always able to recover the kite in the air until this time. Canopy opened on the water but I just could not...
by kriskris
Fri Jul 03, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Flysurfer Peak 4
Replies: 1797
Views: 130218

Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

I experienced upper tip folding when highly overpowered on 5m. Deep depowering of the kite in such conditions seemed to cause that effect. Once bridle was fully loaded the tip was returning to working as ussual.
by kriskris
Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:16 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Flysurfer Peak 4
Replies: 1797
Views: 130218

Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

14ToeSide I just discovered your question about the bar. I have been riding only foil for last 2 years and my surfboards are collecting dust. I use modified core bar. I deleted depower strap completely and since I started riding Peaks I do not use safety anymore either. I love this set up. Light, si...
by kriskris
Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Pocket board building
Replies: 384
Views: 35634

Re: Pocket board building

I have been testing limits of lower end of my 8m peak 4. I only ride one ride pocket board 42" dwarfcraft. What are your thoughts on building pocket board with implementation of Bracurus pontoon design of Hoover board. I was paying attantion and lateral movement during light wind starts plays a big ...
by kriskris
Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Pocket board building
Replies: 384
Views: 35634

Re: Pocket board building

Does anybody know density of XPS from Home Depot or Lowes? Can you apply full vacuum without crushing it?
by kriskris
Thu Jun 25, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Flysurfer Peak 4
Replies: 1797
Views: 130218

Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Just finnished my 3rd cheating (in last 3 days) session on my new Peak4 5m. All the moves are easier to execute. Everything is smoothed out. Don't even start me on drift ability...Launch and Lnding easy and no drama with minimum space. I smile and laugh all session long and then some afterwards. I a...
by kriskris
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Flysurfer Peak 4
Replies: 1797
Views: 130218

Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Just had my first session on my new Peak4 5m yesterday and I was overpowered so I could not really form an objective oppinion. Kite was flapping and upper tip would fold. Kite was managable but nothing special. I was not really impressed Easy launch and no drama landing solo. Today I rode again and....
by kriskris
Sun Jun 14, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Pocket board building
Replies: 384
Views: 35634

Re: Pocket board building

Thanks for the info. Will try 0.6 next time! What lay up do you recommend with this foam for pocket foilboard Handy?

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