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by Jyoder
Sun Jun 21, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Cabrinha Foil Problem
Replies: 21
Views: 1652

Re: Cabrinha Foil Problem

Are you sure you don’t have the top and bottom bolts mixed up? My old LF foil had shorter bolts for use in the mast plate and longer bolts for the mast-fuse connection.
by Jyoder
Sat May 23, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: have you guys watched this, its sure to give you a heart attack
Replies: 24
Views: 2430

Re: have you guys watched this, its sure to give you a heart attack

Most racing involves maxing wind angles, speed on long reaches, and gear performance. What if you had some races that involved shorter reaches, more turns and obstacles like a slolam section, tight turns, some circles around a point. This would be more accessible for strapless surf foil riders on LE...
by Jyoder
Fri May 22, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: New Pansh vs used Ozone / Flysurfer
Replies: 31
Views: 2056

Re: New Pansh vs used Ozone / Flysurfer

Get the Pansh. Save the good deals on used Flysurfer and Ozone’s for me.
by Jyoder
Fri May 22, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: have you guys watched this, its sure to give you a heart attack
Replies: 24
Views: 2430

Re: have you guys watched this, its sure to give you a heart attack

Shows promise for how awesome KiteFoil racing could be to watch with more big budget production value. More exciting than most Olympic programming.
by Jyoder
Tue May 19, 2020 1:52 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Do you step off gracefully?
Replies: 37
Views: 2283

Re: Do you step off gracefully?

Just ride the foil right into the ground, boost off, and land on the beach. Every now and then it’ll actually work.
by Jyoder
Tue May 19, 2020 1:45 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: LE stitching stretches / is widening. Need to worry?
Replies: 20
Views: 949

Re: LE stitching stretches / is widening. Need to worry?

Did you guys even look at the picture? It’s at the sewn ridge seam. How do you patch over that?? Looks like a few threads popped leaving small needle holes- that’s the holes you see the bladder through, right? That seem is usually triple sewn anyway. Should be fine as is and the thread probably brok...
by Jyoder
Tue May 12, 2020 1:09 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Flysurfer Peak4 in 5 m2, truly stoked
Replies: 126
Views: 7057

Re: Flysurfer Peak4 in 5 m2, truly stoked

A bit tangential question. I had a gusty session with 750cm2 foil, 65kg, and 4.5m LEI on a shadowed river today with wind changing direction +/- 30 degrees and big range low teens to 30s. Wind felt like it had holes and kite would jerk bump bump bump as I looped and whipped it around the window. Som...
by Jyoder
Sat May 09, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: DIY Foil Kites
Replies: 290
Views: 54961

Re: DIY Foil Kites

What if you made a foil kite bridle and bar setup with only a single center front line instead of two? Would there be a benefit in bridle simplicity? What would be the best way to setup a speed system that goes from one front line to two back lines I wonder? No flag out safety of course, but I haven...
by Jyoder
Fri May 08, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Are Carbon Bars worth the extra price?
Replies: 72
Views: 3779

Re: Are Carbon Bars worth the extra price?

My DIY 20x25mm (ID/OD) x 65cm light wind KISS bar for 15m Flysurfer Race foil kite, 406g with diy release and 30m lines.
by Jyoder
Thu May 07, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: High volume pocket board?
Replies: 9
Views: 867

Re: High volume pocket board?

tomtom wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 9:02 am
If you expect longer swim - Wing wing is much better option than kite. Simply as that!
I know that this is not answer you want but this all is compromise game.
But you need a kite for very light wind.

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