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Re: Zeeko Spitfire Hydrofoil

Postby Wielandt » Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:55 pm

Looks great....Which kite are you using ?

Greetings from Denmark

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Re: Zeeko Spitfire Hydrofoil

Postby Big Wally » Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:16 pm

Golden Gate is on my list. That looks fun!!!

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Re: Zeeko Spitfire Hydrofoil

Postby clint2070 » Mon Aug 21, 2017 7:23 am

Bletti wrote:
Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:24 pm
Here's me under the golden gate bridge on the standard spitfire.
https://youtu.be/z4lEs3y3Bf4
Nice vid ! Your back foot looks pretty far forward. Is it not as back foot oriented as people say ?

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Re: Zeeko Spitfire Hydrofoil

Postby clint2070 » Mon Aug 21, 2017 7:24 am

Wielandt wrote:
Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:55 pm
Looks great....Which kite are you using ?

Greetings from Denmark
hes on a cloud kite

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Re: Zeeko Spitfire Hydrofoil

Postby bragnouff » Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:04 am

Bletti wrote:
Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:24 pm
Here's me under the golden gate bridge on the standard spitfire.
https://youtu.be/z4lEs3y3Bf4
Nice background!
From that point of view, looks like a weird way of downlooping your kite, catching the bar underhand and all. Obviously works, but looks weird

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Re: Zeeko Spitfire Hydrofoil

Postby Lokihel » Mon Aug 21, 2017 9:05 am

clint2070 wrote:
Mon Aug 21, 2017 7:24 am
Wielandt wrote:
Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:55 pm
Looks great....Which kite are you using ?

Greetings from Denmark
hes on a cloud kite
With an Ozone race bar? I doubt so.

It looks more like it is the other guy on the BRM Cloud.

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Re: Zeeko Spitfire Hydrofoil

Postby direnc » Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:53 am

Bletti wrote:
Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:24 pm
Here's me under the golden gate bridge on the standard spitfire.
Bletti,

Is that Shinnster reinforced in any way? How are the straps installed? I have the same one and considering if it's worth converting it to a foilboard. Could you please share the conversion process if possible?

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Re: Zeeko Spitfire Hydrofoil

Postby Lokihel » Mon Aug 21, 2017 11:24 am

direnc wrote:
Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:53 am
Is that Shinnster reinforced in any way? How are the straps installed? I have the same one and considering if it's worth converting it to a foilboard. Could you please share the conversion process if possible?
You'll need the special 'foil plate' for the Shinnster by Shinn.
It is a long carbon or aluminium plate which you have to bolt to the underside of your Shinnster to make it stiffer.
Also, you wouldn't be able to mount a foil to the Shinnster without the plate, as the holes won't match.

Regarding the footstraps, the Shinnster is ready for straps, it has inserts.


http://www.shinnworld.com/shinnsterfoil

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Re: Zeeko Spitfire Hydrofoil

Postby bigtone667 » Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:18 pm

clint2070 wrote:
Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:25 am
My Spitfire w XLW arrives Wednesday ! Hope its worth all the hype !
And?

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Re: Zeeko Spitfire Hydrofoil

Postby direnc » Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:47 pm

Lokihel wrote:
Mon Aug 21, 2017 11:24 am
direnc wrote:
Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:53 am
Is that Shinnster reinforced in any way? How are the straps installed? I have the same one and considering if it's worth converting it to a foilboard. Could you please share the conversion process if possible?
You'll need the special 'foil plate' for the Shinnster by Shinn.
It is a long carbon or aluminium plate which you have to bolt to the underside of your Shinnster to make it stiffer.
Also, you wouldn't be able to mount a foil to the Shinnster without the plate, as the holes won't match.

Regarding the footstraps, the Shinnster is ready for straps, it has inserts.


http://www.shinnworld.com/shinnsterfoil
This is the first iteration of the Shinnster, which does not have board inserts or any holes for the support plate.


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