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by kjorn
Tue Mar 11, 2003 10:59 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: F-arc 9m video
Replies: 19
Views: 1413

Hey Rod, Well the 630 video made me go out and buy a 630, now I've seen the G-Arc well..... NO! I mustn't!! Not until I can do 360 1 footers!! only then am I allowed to buy more equipment! Great movie, but I missed the classic "X-Y knotts" white chunky text on black background as the intro. The 630 ...
by kjorn
Tue Mar 11, 2003 10:37 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kite panel repair: glue or stitch a patch ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1391

Personally I'd sew a patch over the hole. Use some ripstop (AIRX 600 or similar) anda man made thread (bonded nylon) and sew it on with a few rows of stitches. I would have thought it would be plenty stronger than glueing a patch. Try taking it to a salemakers, they'll have all the stuff there ready...
by kjorn
Mon Mar 10, 2003 2:17 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: X3 Pics
Replies: 10
Views: 1183

I like the pump leish - good idea.

by kjorn
Fri Mar 07, 2003 4:45 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Better fins - better performance ?
Replies: 16
Views: 1266

Eeeh - we are getting a little off the track right now... My question/topic was never about fin size, but about fin drag only - for the same size of fin ! OK, off topic a bit, but when you see people ripping along the water their board is angled into the water, the nose out and the tail in ok? Well...
by kjorn
Thu Mar 06, 2003 5:30 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: ply wood board advice please
Replies: 51
Views: 5057

To upset the balance in plywood, dampen one side with a sponge,,set it flat on your drivway in the sun,,,wet side down,,let cook for,,an hour or two,,BAM you got rocker,,,, Let me get this right, wet one side. Put wet side down. Then heat the board (I live in the UK, I haven't seen the sun for 4 mo...
by kjorn
Wed Feb 26, 2003 12:06 pm
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: how to JUMP REALLY HIGH!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1908

this big?

heh, practice and over powered conditions.

Dunes angle the wind from horizontal to a few more degees towards vertical, giving you that extra lift.

But you've got to *want* to go high. The technique is simple, it's the balls to launch the kite while your mate holds you down.

by kjorn
Wed Feb 26, 2003 11:42 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Decisions, decisions...
Replies: 12
Views: 933

Buy some second hand gear. Try the board here (USED GEAR) and get something like a Wipika or Naish. A year ot two years old will be a great kite at under half price. Ok, it'll be a bit worn and may have some damage, but you're a beginner, and like it or not, you will crash the kite many times. Posta...
by kjorn
Tue Feb 25, 2003 2:50 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: looking for a " Member" design!!!
Replies: 60
Views: 2408

On the 6th Day God created
On the 7th Day God created kitesurfing. And It All Made Sense.
Jump on board.

That was my sad attempt at a bulitin board pun. Sorry.[/url]
by kjorn
Tue Feb 18, 2003 1:58 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Light Wind Arc Kites do they Exist?
Replies: 8
Views: 893

Arc is the same to relaunch?. Wich i had to buy F-arc, G or ARC1510, wich difference betwen them? Where in abouts cornwall do you kitesurf? Try asking you questions on yahoo arcuser group. The G-Arc is the newest and best aparently. Also search the web for arcoholics video (its about 68 meg), it's ...

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