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Foil covers

Postby Flyboy » Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:38 pm

What are people's experiences with protective foil covers? What's the best bang for the buck? Separate for front/back wing/mast, or integrated?

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Re: Foil covers

Postby Mossy 757 » Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:19 pm

Just ordered a set of these to try out on my Delta Hydrofoil: https://greenhatkiteboarding.com/foilbo ... igh-aspect

They also make a set for low-aspect wing setups.

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Re: Foil covers

Postby Foil » Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:41 pm

so easy to make from neoprene sheets which are very cheap to buy on Ebay,
Any good and loving wife will knock them together on a domestic sewing machine.
stretchy neoprene will fit many sizes of wing and mast, and take up minimal space.

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Re: Foil covers

Postby Flyboy » Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:02 pm

A quick look at Ebay - it seems like a neoprene sheet large enough to make a mast/wing cover would work out at around $30 + shipping. Not sure about the wife part though ... perhaps she's not "good and loving" enough? :kiss:

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Re: Foil covers

Postby AGK » Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:16 am

I've made foil covers out of ancient wetsuit sleeves or legs and shock cord -- a lot more protective than the ones that came with my Cloud9 foils, and really easy to make and use.

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Re: Foil covers

Postby ap888 » Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:29 am

Mossy 757 wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:19 pm
Just ordered a set of these to try out on my Delta Hydrofoil: https://greenhatkiteboarding.com/foilbo ... igh-aspect

They also make a set for low-aspect wing setups.
That is very $$$ it’s only 95$ CAD for all 3 Moses covers
And ^^ Custom covers the way to go :thumb:

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Re: Foil covers

Postby larsxyvegas » Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:48 am

There are some different from liquid force from around 30 bugs. They are only for wings

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Re: Foil covers

Postby Foil » Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:02 am

for the standard size wings and rear wings I found a great item to use that comes free with every North bar is the great bar bag you get, it holds 3 front wings and 2 rear wings, just slip in thin cuts of foam to keep them from scratching each other and zip them up, great for most smaller type wings.
the inner zip bag holds screws and small driver as well.

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Re: Foil covers

Postby Youtch » Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:13 am

Some foils are coming with protective bag already, not?

I thought it was the case at least for Slingshot, did I misread?

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Re: Foil covers

Postby Mossy 757 » Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:19 pm

ap888 wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:29 am
Mossy 757 wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:19 pm
Just ordered a set of these to try out on my Delta Hydrofoil: https://greenhatkiteboarding.com/foilbo ... igh-aspect

They also make a set for low-aspect wing setups.
That is very $$$ it’s only 95$ CAD for all 3 Moses covers
And ^^ Custom covers the way to go :thumb:
Just got these today, they fit great, awesome workmanship...really glad I pulled the trigger, good value for money if you don't want to sew your own.


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