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Re: Neil Pryde Glide Reports/Reviews?

Postby Slappysan » Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:10 pm

I tried out L wing and S stab last night and so far it's my favourite. I find the L + L is a bit too locked in while the L + S gives me more flowy carving.


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Re: Neil Pryde Glide Reports/Reviews?

Postby Huib » Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:36 pm

Did you put a shim washer on the frontside of the tail wing?

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Re: Neil Pryde Glide Reports/Reviews?

Postby Slappysan » Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:24 pm

No shim this time, I had tried a shim with the large stab in the past but didn't find it to make that much difference.

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Re: Neil Pryde Glide Reports/Reviews?

Postby Huib » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:05 am

I tried the combi Large wing with the small stab without shim washer. Too much pressure on my frontfoot. No fun at all.

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Re: Neil Pryde Glide Reports/Reviews?

Postby jkrug » Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:52 am

i only use the L front wing with the S stabilizer. it pivots so much better that way. the extra front foot pressure (relative to LF Impulse wing) takes only a few moments to adjust to. but overall, the L front wing is a bit overkill for kiting. mostly i stick with LF Impulse wings, as that setup is so much more agile than NP L wing. NP L on surfboard will be interesting.

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Re: Neil Pryde Glide Reports/Reviews?

Postby paul s » Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:39 pm

Can someone confirm that to reduce lift you use the shim washer with rear bolt of the rear wing?

Does this work by creating more lift from the rear wing so increasing downward pressure on the front wing and reducing overall lift?

I couldn't see a simple explanation on the NP website but maybe i didn't look in the right place.

Thanks in advance

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Re: Neil Pryde Glide Reports/Reviews?

Postby Cab Driver » Wed Jul 03, 2019 3:10 pm

paul s wrote:
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:39 pm
Can someone confirm that to reduce lift you use the shim washer with rear bolt of the rear wing?

Does this work by creating more lift from the rear wing so increasing downward pressure on the front wing and reducing overall lift?

I couldn't see a simple explanation on the NP website but maybe i didn't look in the right place.

Thanks in advance
Trimming the rear stab on the rear screw with a shim changes the angle of attack to push down the nose of the board. It's a nice trick to use if a new large wing format foil is mounted to an "older" foilboard and there isn't the space to move one's stance further forward on the board. Note that this works only when the rear stab is attached to the underside of the fuselage.
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Re: Neil Pryde Glide Reports/Reviews?

Postby IWB2 » Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:35 am

Huib wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:05 am
I tried the combi Large wing with the small stab without shim washer. Too much pressure on my frontfoot. No fun at all.
I prefer adding the washer to reduce a bit of lift from the L wing as my foil cant be moved back anymore in the track. A really fun foil giving that surfy feel. I use both the L and S stabilizers.


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