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Does Nobile mast fit other foils?

Postby the_mike » Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:28 am

I am wondering whether it’s possible to fit a fuselage (+wings) from Slinghot, Liquidforce, Naish or other on a Nobile mast.
I would like to get a lightwind set and keep using my Nobile Infinity board with both 60 and 90cm masts.

I would appreciate your comments!

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Re: Does Nobile mast fit other foils?

Postby deniska » Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:20 pm

not very likely w/o some big modifications I am afraid..
but you should be able to use the split board with other foils w/o a problem.
A friend uses North Speedster with it (but the balance position is off for strapped riding, so gotta go strapless or drill more holes )
I once tried to mount aluminum hover glide on it -there was a tiny mismatch in holes on the board and SS baseplate (maybe just production issue?) - so easy fix to make it travel friendly..

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Re: Does Nobile mast fit other foils?

Postby deniska » Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:55 pm

btw, I think Nobile has a shovel wing in their line up.. have you tried it?
I only tried freeride and race.. out of these 2 freeride is the best. (race is just more finicky w/o much speed improvements)

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Re: Does Nobile mast fit other foils?

Postby aleks » Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:08 pm

the_mike wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:28 am
I am wondering whether it’s possible to fit a fuselage (+wings) from Slinghot, Liquidforce, Naish or other on a Nobile mast.
I would like to get a lightwind set and keep using my Nobile Infinity board with both 60 and 90cm masts.

I would appreciate your comments!
I use Slingshot plate on Npbile mast without any modifications. I will probably fit Slinghot fuselage too - probably just need longer bolts.

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Re: Does Nobile mast fit other foils?

Postby RagingGrandpa » Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:00 pm

If you try it and it works, please post here: viewtopic.php?f=196&t=2400753

Thx!

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Re: Does Nobile mast fit other foils?

Postby the_mike » Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:27 pm

deniska wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:55 pm
btw, I think Nobile has a shovel wing in their line up.. have you tried it?
I only tried freeride and race.. out of these 2 freeride is the best. (race is just more finicky w/o much speed improvements)
Thanks for the reply! I only tried the allround wing that is quite disappointing :) would like to get a Slingshot H4 for lightwind conditions and keep the one from Nobile as a backup ;)

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Re: Does Nobile mast fit other foils?

Postby the_mike » Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:40 pm

My main worry is that Nobile's mast won't fit in the Slingshot mast socket located in the wing. Getting new screws is not a problem :)

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Re: Does Nobile mast fit other foils?

Postby the_mike » Sun Mar 24, 2019 3:33 pm

Could anyone post dimensions of the Slingshot mounting plate too? I mean distances between holes in the plate.

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Re: Does Nobile mast fit other foils?

Postby deniska » Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:26 am

the_mike wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:27 pm
deniska wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:55 pm
btw, I think Nobile has a shovel wing in their line up.. have you tried it?
I only tried freeride and race.. out of these 2 freeride is the best. (race is just more finicky w/o much speed improvements)
Thanks for the reply! I only tried the allround wing that is quite disappointing :) would like to get a Slingshot H4 for lightwind conditions and keep the one from Nobile as a backup ;)
Not to trash nobile's zen, but I had problems with corrosion on the mast and base plate.. so if you don't like the wings (and I get that too) I would just jump to slingshot...
The mast and baseplate is heavier but no rust issues and the wings are more refined, although less travel friendly (due to shape and weight)

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Re: Does Nobile mast fit other foils?

Postby bigwave » Tue Mar 26, 2019 12:57 am

the_mike wrote:
Sun Mar 24, 2019 3:33 pm
Could anyone post dimensions of the Slingshot mounting plate too? I mean distances between holes in the plate.
The 2019 Slingshot mounting plate will fit your Nobile Infinity Foil. Its 165 x 90cm. Previous Slingshot plates were 160 x 90cm (pretty sure).

The Nobile mast will fit in the 2019 Slingshot mounting plate. I didn't have a Slingshot fuselage handy today but It would most likely fit the Nobile mast. The Slingshot mast is slightly wider than the Nobile ,hence that's why the Nobile mast fits, being slightly narrower.

A couple other options you could go with. The Shinn Fuselage is compatible with your Nobile Mast. Shinn has a nice selection of wings.

A more expensive option, but IMO the best option, purchase the soon to be released Moses Aluminum Foil with the 633 wing set . It will work great with your Nobile Infinity (strapless) . Its one of the best wings on the market.

Good Luck.

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