So much added drag though...
So much added drag though...
I spoke with Remora and they said the plate will not stick to inflatables since the surface is dimpled.
maybe there are infaltables with even surface. On facebook they show a vid, and it seems to work with an infaltable (don't know if link works) if I see it right
-------------------------------------------------------Horst Sergio wrote: ↑Wed Aug 21, 2019 8:15 amI ordered the Manta, which should arrive this or the next week.
I will come back with feetback here.
My impression is that Manta and Fone are from the same manufacturer, so good to know there can be issues with the exact size of the box which seems to be in both cases a close to GoFoil one, which normaly should fit all 3 Chinook heads. I wanted straps so choosed the Manta.
To me inflatablility was not the first reason to order but that for the upcoming shapes for wingfoiling with a quite normal small outline, but massive thickness and therefore volume in the range of riders weight till now you have just few customades in Hawaii but no serial boards. The manta and Fone seems to be the only close to that.
The Manta is as I understand factory tested with 30 PSI and should be used with 20 PSI at this thickness 11 cm (around double of Indiana!) I would expect the stiffness could be acceptable even if it does not have as many reinforcements as the Indiana which would be anyway to small for my demands. You will need not just a normal iSUP pump but one that reaches high pressures better not just close to 20 PSI but one that is seriously made for pressure abouve to easily reach around 20 PSI without breaking the pump or your back. But for sure you wil be able to use this pump for all your other stuff. I decided for the Bravo 101 which goes up to 27 PSI
If the 4,5 kg for a 72 l board with foil connections are true and it is working well, this is an awesome value you nearly won't reach with a hardboard of this volume, especially not with one that you can throw out of an airplane while a foil hardboard will start breaking at less than 1/2 m. If it is like this a bit of a compromise to stiffness could be acceptable. We will see.
Renaud from Manta wrote: Hi. Our universal box inside the inflatable 72 is a flat bottom suitable for any Tuttle based fin head.
All The Tuttle share the same front and back slop angle of 10 degree. Only the top end is different is angle and depth. It is quite usual for Tuttle foils to rotate in the box due to the front load and this happens in any Tuttle fin box.
This is why our mono foils have a flange that keeps away the Tuttle from any unwanted rotation.
If you face such issue the good practice is to make a spacer inside the fin box that prevents your mast from moving inside.
So in conclusion yes your foil will fit in. We designed this shape to fit gofoils and many of those shaped fin box sold for gofoils users
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 5 guests