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by pixelpedro
Thu Dec 27, 2018 3:40 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Upgrading Valve
Replies: 11
Views: 1379

Re: Upgrading Valve

I tried to do just that on an old 17m but the stitching for the leading edge was to close to the valve hole. If it's far enough away go ahead and do it but I would reinforce the leading edge with a Dacron patch like others have suggested. Luckily for me on the Fuel the valve is pretty much in the c...
by pixelpedro
Thu Dec 27, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Upgrading Valve
Replies: 11
Views: 1379

Re: Upgrading Valve

Most Boston and similar large combo valves also have a ring of Velcro hook on the valve shoulder and a mating ring of Velcro felt/loop on the inside of the kite LE pocket around the valve opening to prevent the valve from rotating when you turn the valve plug or cap. You may want to include some Ve...
by pixelpedro
Wed Dec 26, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Upgrading Valve
Replies: 11
Views: 1379

Re: Upgrading Valve

Ah cool! tnx guys for the feedback I just didn't wanna go in and F it up since conceptually makes sense and doesn't seem like a big deal but I'm no kite builder/designer so wanted to make sure. I suppose it depends how much reinforcement there is currently. I did the same, updraded a toy valve to Bo...
by pixelpedro
Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Upgrading Valve
Replies: 11
Views: 1379

Upgrading Valve

Hey y'all first of all Merry X-mas! I have a 2012 7m SS Fuel that I bought brand new a few years back and it is still practically new with about 5 sessions on it, it would have about 2 more sessions on it except twice I've forgotten the pump hose adaptor to inflate it (9mm I think). So in efforts of...
by pixelpedro
Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Goofy versus regular surf riding
Replies: 26
Views: 2293

Re: Goofy versus regular surf riding

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by pixelpedro
Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Goofy versus regular surf riding
Replies: 26
Views: 2293

Re: Goofy versus regular surf riding

When i go surfing waves without a kite i ride goofy !!!!........but when kitesurfing & skateboarding i ride regular....feels totally natural...can't explain that one It's natural for me to pop up on my feet to surf with right foot forward.....i tried to pop left foot forward.. i wipe out short afte...
by pixelpedro
Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Goofy versus regular surf riding
Replies: 26
Views: 2293

Re: Goofy versus regular surf riding

When i go surfing waves without a kite i ride goofy !!!!........but when kitesurfing & skateboarding i ride regular....feels totally natural...can't explain that one It's natural for me to pop up on my feet to surf with right foot forward.....i tried to pop left foot forward.. i wipe out short afte...
by pixelpedro
Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Morocco tips
Replies: 7
Views: 4116

Re: Morocco tips

iriejohn wrote:
Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:53 am
In Essaouira I've used Explora
Cool! Tnx @iriejohn gonna get in touch with them tomorrow am it’s freaking nukkn over here.
by pixelpedro
Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Morocco tips
Replies: 7
Views: 4116

Re: Morocco tips

Hey guys. I’m actually heading back to London to catch a flight to Morrocco where ima be stopping in a few places and one will be Essaouira and possibly Casablanca I’ve googled but any first hand experience or recommendations on a local shop where I could rent gear from and or general advice? Tnx in...
by pixelpedro
Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:08 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Chicken Loop Bye Bye?
Replies: 912
Views: 160143

Re: Chicken Loop Bye Bye?

downunder wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:14 am
Hmm,

no one seen this: viewtopic.php?f=107&t=2395445
Sweet! I sure hadn't, tnx @downunder

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