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by madworld
Fri Apr 16, 2021 4:27 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Strobe light ratings
Replies: 2
Views: 169

Re: Strobe light ratings

Looks like a difference in lensing. Lenses concentrate or diffuse the light. Princeton's looks like it spreads the the light out for an all around diffusulion. The ACR looks more like you'd only get the 3 mile rating if you pointed it directly at the rescue vessel. Kind of tough to do that to a boa...
by madworld
Fri Apr 16, 2021 4:03 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Strobe light ratings
Replies: 2
Views: 169

Strobe light ratings

ACR 3970.3 Firefly PRO Solas Manually Operated Rescue Strobe Light. 41 Candela, says 3 miles https://www.acrartex.com/products/firefly-pro-solas Princeton tech Aqua strobe. 100 lumens, says 1 mile https://princetontec.com/product/aqua-strobe-led/ Lumens refers to the total amount of light emitted by...
by madworld
Thu Apr 15, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best way to foil with a radio/phone?
Replies: 12
Views: 482

Re: Best way to foil with a radio/phone?

Apple Watch with cellular would be the best. A waterproof phone on a leash inside wetsuit A phone in waterproof pouch inside wetsuit The Apple watch does not work at sea level while in the water in many areas. THERE IS NO SIGNAL ! A VHF Marine Radio is the proper communication tool. Here is a good ...
by madworld
Wed Apr 14, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Do you think this equipment is worth buying?
Replies: 19
Views: 925

Re: Do you think thise equipment is worth buying?

No, all that stuff is obsolete and dangerous junk.
by madworld
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:04 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: GKA Tracing Stickers
Replies: 5
Views: 350

GKA Tracing Stickers

https://www.global-kitesports.org/gka-tracing-stickers/ New Tracing Sticker Program Launching Summer 2021 At its core, the Global Kitesports Association’s main objective is to continually ensure that kitesurfing has safe practices through the development and implementation of equipment standards. Ou...
by madworld
Mon Apr 05, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ocean Rodeo Introduces The HL-Series
Replies: 16
Views: 1714

Re: Ocean Rodeo Introduces The HL-Series

droffats wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 4:49 am
Sorry Hurly Burly, I haven't foiled with it yet...
Please compare the Crave to the prodigy as I have a lot of time on the prodigy.
by madworld
Thu Apr 01, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ocean Rodeo Introduces The HL-Series
Replies: 16
Views: 1714

Re: Ocean Rodeo Introduces The HL-Series

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leeuwen wrote:
Thu Apr 01, 2021 5:32 pm
Thx for the clarification.
This image on their site doesn’t show anything other then the struts so that confused me:

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Would be cool to see a video to see what they have done exactly
by madworld
Thu Apr 01, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ocean Rodeo Introduces The HL-Series
Replies: 16
Views: 1714

Re: Ocean Rodeo Introduces The HL-Series

Super interesting to see that they chose aluula for struts but not leading edge. I would have thought leading edge aluula with Dacron struts would make a lot better kite, assuming most of the rigidity of the kite comes from the leading edge. Maybe that came to close to the price of a full aluula ki...
by madworld
Wed Mar 10, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Duotone Click Bar Official Unofficial Thread
Replies: 213
Views: 39968

Re: Duotone Click Bar Official Unofficial Thread

I am generally happy with the new 2021 Trust bars, wish they had come with a bag to protect the lines when storing in the trunk of the car etc. Any options for bar bags?
by madworld
Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:01 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Squamish need your help, please! thanks!
Replies: 13
Views: 1961

Re: Squamish need your help , plse , thanks !

longwhitecloud wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:05 am
Don't use FB.

Why are they getting rid of it?
Why not to share on Facebook?

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