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by DAnderson
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Moses 2019
Replies: 414
Views: 42757

Re: Moses 2019

dave1986 wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:57 am
I guess an adapter piece is also needed to fit the mast into the fuselage?
wondering if the alu mast is compatible w/ existing fuselages myself..
by DAnderson
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Levitaz Cruizer vs Moses Onda
Replies: 27
Views: 2770

Re: Levitaz Cruizer vs Moses Onda

My reference to strapless waterstarts was meant as a direct comparison to the Onda. Which will float on it's side in starting position w/ essentially no technique required.
by DAnderson
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: 2nd hand sites?
Replies: 8
Views: 627

Re: 2nd hand sites?

http://kitefoil.forumactif.org/f36-occa ... et-housses - is where i see the most Ketos postings/activity
by DAnderson
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Levitaz Cruizer vs Moses Onda
Replies: 27
Views: 2770

Re: Levitaz Cruizer vs Moses Onda

My observations: the Levitaz mast has more flex. I felt that the Cruiser wing was more reactive to wave action vs the onda. It's also a heavy rig, water-starting strapless would be difficult vs the floaty Moses. The Levitaz build feels much more substantial/durable.
by DAnderson
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: The Duotone Wing
Replies: 235
Views: 15045

Re: The Duotone Wing

I watched w/ amusement as someone attempted to use this type of wing a couple weeks ago. It was not successful.
Able to stand, but every time they attempted to use the wing to generate power; it looked like the wing-tip dipped to low & essentially ran over it w/ the board.
by DAnderson
Wed May 15, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Rollerbone
Replies: 7
Views: 669

Re: Rollerbone

The common name/brand in the US for that is the Indo board

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by DAnderson
Thu May 02, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Disadvantages of larger foil wings?
Replies: 40
Views: 2395

Re: Disadvantages of larger foil wings?

grigorib wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 6:25 pm
Let's not confuse large wings (with lower take-of and stall speeds) with thick wings which are slow and draggy.
I felt the thicker-style large wing got overpowered by the kite easier, as it was incapable of the acceleration/speed.
by DAnderson
Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Hydrofoil mast position in relation to front wing?
Replies: 6
Views: 542

Re: Hydrofoil mast position in relation to front wing?

All the way back for the initial ride is typical. Ride the board, not the foil = step 1.
You will likely slide it forward an inch or 2 later to find the happy balance point.
Wing size comes in to play as well. Larger is usually placed more rearward.
by DAnderson
Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 2017 Slingshot Turbine in smaller sizes
Replies: 2
Views: 319

Re: 2017 Slingshot Turbine in smaller sizes

I've picked up a few of those on closeout myself.
Only had a chance to use the 7m on foil in 15 to 25mph. Initially it was a handful compared to the sst's i i typically use. 2nd round was boosting fun.
I'd say the 7 when it powered felt more like my 9m.

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