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Re: should water stick to the wing?

Postby naishdude » Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:48 pm

The idea is simple....water on water no friction...so smooth sanded surfaces ...are the logic result..trick used in all competition waterspirts
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Re: should water stick to the wing?

Postby GregK » Sat Nov 09, 2019 2:14 am

naishdude wrote:
Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:48 pm
...water on water ...
still has friction, but more commonly called viscosity.

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Re: should water stick to the wing?

Postby deniska » Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:24 am

what would be TEK017 paint equivalent in US?

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Re: should water stick to the wing?

Postby Wazza Foil » Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:13 am

Just wondering what speed one needs to be doing to notice the benefit of all this effort?
I foil mostly below 30 kph.
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Re: should water stick to the wing?

Postby kgb » Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:18 am

So feedback is don’t spray lacquer it

But you still want to?

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Re: should water stick to the wing?

Postby deniska » Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:23 pm

Wazza Foil wrote:
Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:13 am
Just wondering what speed one needs to be doing to notice the benefit of all this effort?
I foil mostly below 30 kph.
Does not matter at those speeds. We are talking above 25-28mph

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Re: should water stick to the wing?

Postby kgb » Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:39 am

Omg that’s so fast!

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Re: should water stick to the wing?

Postby Foil » Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:10 pm

Wazza Foil wrote:
Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:13 am
Just wondering what speed one needs to be doing to notice the benefit of all this effort?
I foil mostly below 30 kph.
The thing is if you do the work and get all surfaces 100% perfect, then you certainly feel the difference as soon as you start to pick up speed, silky smooth all the way up to the wings maximum speed, and using a speed watch shows this very well

As it is the wings maximum speed, it's hard if not impossible to break through and go faster, unless you get catapulted off and record that moment of extra speed :lol:

Any degradation of the perfect condition can normally be felt quite easily and depending how poor the surfaces have been degraded then the effect on stability and maximum speed is directly felt and can be measured.

Even if you don't push to maximum speed how do you know your kit is giving it's best feedback to you the rider,
For me It's important to know my kit is giving it's best

Only then I know it's all my fault when things go so badly wrong, either that or I can of course blame some seaweed :D
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