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by downunder
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:58 am
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Mast/baseplate joint amount of carbon needed
Replies: 16
Views: 230

Re: Mast/baseplate joint amount of carbon needed

about mast to the baseplate : I will made it much thicker - thickness is most important for stiffness /cube relation/ - and here drag doest matter. Imagine mast 2x as thick in point where it touch baseplate + some 3-5 cm - and then smooth everything Ok, its 3,5 cm wide right now should I put on som...
by downunder
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:33 am
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Mast/baseplate joint amount of carbon needed
Replies: 16
Views: 230

Re: Mast/baseplate joint amount of carbon needed

Best strategy for stiffness is always thickness. 2.6 total is super light! did you mind share construction details - you probably have core inside when so light... ? Mainly about mast and fuse - profiles - technology... Im going to make custom mast for moses - hoping for much stiffer than original....
by downunder
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Hydrofoil, Worth it for me?
Replies: 65
Views: 2783

Re: Hydrofoil, Worth it for me?

Heya,

I just coined a new expression:

"mowing the Air" !!!

Yeah, trademark by Downunder. God, can't wait to "mow the air" a bit :)
by downunder
Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Hydrofoil, Worth it for me?
Replies: 65
Views: 2783

Re: Hydrofoil, Worth it for me?

Cool,

glad the scene is flowering. As said, if not seeing anyone the platoe will be reached pretty soon for some people ;) Ask Plummet. Where is he btw?
by downunder
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:56 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Hydrofoil, Worth it for me?
Replies: 65
Views: 2783

Re: Hydrofoil, Worth it for me?

It's worth it, even if you're not in it for light wind benefits. Very very fun. That is the best, and most simple answer, agree fully - it IS worth it, no doubt. Problem is, everybody try to imagine the benefits before they start, without knowing it is because it is a new dimension of fun, IMPOSSIB...
by downunder
Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Casualty in Sicily
Replies: 73
Views: 7290

Re: Casualty in Sicily

Why do you think everyone is keen to elaborate? Like you do most of the time. How is kiting going for you, any new body armor on? Looks like you are very concerned about my views and edissecting everything I write. What am I to you, a patient? Pi.s off from my back please... Ps Btw, your explanation...
by downunder
Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:35 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Casualty in Sicily
Replies: 73
Views: 7290

Re: Casualty in Sicily

.....The “religious” views are receipt for disaster. ....There is almost nothing to learn from many types of fatal accidents. This might be a surprise, but the accident is clearly that, nothing more. .....but will I learn anything? Hardly. Because I know two of my injuries, resulting in fracture, w...
by downunder
Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Casualty in Sicily
Replies: 73
Views: 7290

Re: Casualty in Sicily

Well,

U do realize that u progressed to foils, I hope? Introduce foils to beginners, snd this is a receipt for drownings. Big time. Not to mention launching...

The “religious” views are receipt for disaster.
by downunder
Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Hydrofoil, Worth it for me?
Replies: 65
Views: 2783

Re: Hydrofoil, Worth it for me?

Well, I was referring to my local. Use your real name as u like, put it as a nick if u wish...Address and a ph# please. Be consistent. But hey, that’s only my opinion, and opinions are like a toilet tissue... Pics? There are plenty of me riding. And making boards for my customers. How about you? Any...
by downunder
Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Hydrofoil, Worth it for me?
Replies: 65
Views: 2783

Re: Hydrofoil, Worth it for me?

what everyone else said and foiling will make you a better more confident kiter in all diciplines. Any tricks or transitions you learn on a foil will seem so much easier for you on TT or surfboard not to mention precision kite control since you will find the true limits of your kites. Ha ha That is...

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