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by NorthernKitesAus
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Pansh Genesis and some tuning
Replies: 45
Views: 5094

Re: Pansh Genesis and some tuning

So how are your Genesis 2019 guys!? I recently kited in 17knots (12m version), and I was pleasantly surprised. I was most impressed with how stable it was, and better - how fast it spun for loops. My only gripe it doesn't go up wind quickly enough. It gets there but there is a fair bit of down-wind ...
by NorthernKitesAus
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Peter Lynn Nova
Replies: 16
Views: 1641

Re: Peter Lynn Nova

I think Peter Lynn and PANSH should merge - Pansh Lynn!
by NorthernKitesAus
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Classic Idiot...
Replies: 45
Views: 3588

Re: Classic Idiot...

Was he trying to launch, land, what!? Is that a lake? Ooooh... lakes... hmmm not good.
by NorthernKitesAus
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Tips and Tricks to Repair Kites - add your experience!
Replies: 326
Views: 146809

Re: Tips and Tricks to Repair Kites - add your experience!

Tear-Aid A only good for very small pin-holes or tears. Anything more than 2cm long, and time to patch with ... TearAid and with an inner layer of thin ( 40 micron ) bladder film behind the cut-out. Have done many TearAid repairs this way, some quite large. https://i.imgur.com/LOWNaDG.jpg LE bladde...
by NorthernKitesAus
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: Pansh - what to check on arrival?
Replies: 14
Views: 2013

Re: Pansh - what to check on arrival?

Thanks for that reply there @Pug. In my opinion, and from experience with Pansh since 2010, I have to say their kite design skills have improved ten-fold, especially with the Aurora ii kites and the Aeolus race foils. The problems have not been so much from their poor design of the kite itself, but ...
by NorthernKitesAus
Fri Sep 07, 2018 2:13 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Tips and Tricks to Repair Kites - add your experience!
Replies: 326
Views: 146809

Re: Tips and Tricks to Repair Kites - add your experience!

Tear-Aid A is only good for very small pin-holes or small tears. Anything more than 2cm long, and it's time to patch the area with another layer of bladder or a replacement.
by NorthernKitesAus
Fri Sep 07, 2018 2:08 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Tips and Tricks to Repair Kites - add your experience!
Replies: 326
Views: 146809

Re: Tips and Tricks to Repair Kites - add your experience!

I don't understand what you did exactly. Did you source cheap valves and glued them on, or new bladders with valves attached, or?
by NorthernKitesAus
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:38 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Cameron Maramenides #1 in the world TTR Championship Brazil 2017
Replies: 17
Views: 5307

Re: Cameron Maramenides #1 in the world TTR Championship Brazil 2017

Well done young man!
What kite and board did you use? Epic I assume
by NorthernKitesAus
Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ram airs crash in 2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2192

Re: Ram airs crash in 2017

The same ol’ problems keep recurring: ...... Ram airs are INFERIOR on downwind legs Haha.. nah.. you're just not using it properly. In fact, I bet you've never flown a RAM-AIR... well.. [1] they don't exist now (ARC, F-ARC, etc), and [2] The Twin-Skins today are by far more stable, more controllabl...
by NorthernKitesAus
Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:44 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ram airs crash in 2017
Replies: 23
Views: 2192

Re: Ram airs crash in 2017

What's a ram-air kite? I only use Flysurfers and Peter Lynns....
OHHH !!!
You mean the old F-ARCS?
Yeah they're ancient history.
Maybe this Pump dude is confused with the newer Ozone, Flysurfer, and other TWIN-SKIN kites that are like freaken amazingggg!!!!

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