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Re: Flysurfer Soul line extensions

Postby Skywalker7 » Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:38 pm

Ice101 wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 10:42 am
So what line length is the best on the 12m?
I would fly it on 22 or 23m lines especially if you prefer to use it for some lightwind application. This 22-23m line lenght comes handy for very high jumps as well as you can land much easier the 10-15 meter high jumps without loops. I would not go longer lines then 23 meter for the Soul 12.

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Re: Flysurfer Soul line extensions

Postby slide » Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:17 pm

very interesting , so what would a 6 metre soul ideal line length be , on the beach landboarding ,smaller kite , shorter lines ? in strong winds , bearing in mind i'm not pushing against the ocean, and sliding more lol

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Re: Flysurfer Soul line extensions

Postby lopor » Sun Mar 21, 2021 8:37 pm

I currently ride my 15m Soul (TT + ski on snow) solely on 20m lines (17+3) but thinking of buying line extensions. Is it better to buy 3m or 6m? With 3m I get the following options: 17, 20 and 23, whilst with 6m extensions I will get 17, 20, 23 and 26. But not really sure if there is a significant difference between 23 and 26. I guess buying the 6m extensions would bother me a little (the longer the spare lines the more potential trouble with them, not sure if I want to have 26m lines on a crowded beach etc.). Thanks

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Re: Flysurfer Soul line extensions

Postby elguapo » Sun Mar 21, 2021 11:02 pm

for hydrofoiling, souls are designed to be used on shorter lines.. like 12m (no more than 20m)
...to decrease all the lift and keep the beast a bit tamed.
for light wind riding... i increase length to 30m (to get more lift and that spike)
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Re: Flysurfer Soul line extensions

Postby darippah » Sun Mar 21, 2021 11:47 pm

Anyone try the 7m soul with 30m lines?

How is the boosting compared to 15m lines?

What’s the low end like ?

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Re: Flysurfer Soul line extensions

Postby elguapo » Mon Mar 22, 2021 12:02 am

never seen or flown a 7...but i can waterstart a 6m on 30m lines down to 8-10 knots (depends if current helping or not)

obviously you need a bigger wing if chasing the low ends..

power loops on souls on long lines= a nice little power spike.
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Re: Flysurfer Soul line extensions

Postby darippah » Mon Mar 22, 2021 3:13 am

elguapo wrote:
Mon Mar 22, 2021 12:02 am
never seen or flown a 7...but i can waterstart a 6m on 30m lines down to 8-10 knots (depends if current helping or not)

obviously you need a bigger wing if chasing the low ends..

power loops on souls on long lines= a nice little power spike.
Have you tried boosting with 30m lines?

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Re: Flysurfer Soul line extensions

Postby elguapo » Mon Mar 22, 2021 7:46 am

i prefer riding strapless.. but the boosting ability of souls is well documented.





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Re: Flysurfer Soul line extensions

Postby SolarSet » Mon Mar 22, 2021 8:20 am

lopor wrote:
Sun Mar 21, 2021 8:37 pm
I currently ride my 15m Soul (TT + ski on snow) solely on 20m lines (17+3) but thinking of buying line extensions. Is it better to buy 3m or 6m? With 3m I get the following options: 17, 20 and 23, whilst with 6m extensions I will get 17, 20, 23 and 26. But not really sure if there is a significant difference between 23 and 26. I guess buying the 6m extensions would bother me a little (the longer the spare lines the more potential trouble with them, not sure if I want to have 26m lines on a crowded beach etc.). Thanks
if you have 3 & 6m lines you can still connect lines to have 17, 20(+3), 23(+6), 26m(3+6).
I have 3x3m lines to my Soul and 90% I ride it on 26m lines as if it's too much for 26m lines I ready to ride on XR6 11m on TT.
Shorter bar lines on soul have most benefit for foil riders and kite moves quicker, not that important for TT

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Re: Flysurfer Soul line extensions

Postby Skywalker7 » Mon Mar 22, 2021 5:28 pm

Soul 15 was the best for me on 23 meter lines. You get the needed power plus on the lowend but does not change the tuning and jumping characteristics. So 3 meter line extensions is the perfect one.


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