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by handy
Thu Sep 28, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: Epoxy Gloss Coats How To
Replies: 12
Views: 1038

Re: Epoxy Gloss Coats How To

When I build a kite surfboard this is 4 hrs of solid work
takes me around 45 minutes for a kitesurf board to to sand and polish deck and bottom.
But hey, I do this mostly very day ;-)
by handy
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: Epoxy Gloss Coats How To
Replies: 12
Views: 1038

Re: Epoxy Gloss Coats How To

not that much of a problem to get a perfect finish coat. Every coat will only be as good as the one before, so put down a nice clean sanding coat, sand it perfect with a 80 grit, brush dust off, clean it with DNA wait 10 minutes and put your finish coat with a foam brush on. Temperature is very impo...
by handy
Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: concave deck - how much is to much?
Replies: 10
Views: 829

Re: concave deck - how much is to much?

concave decks are needed for racing, they give you more pressure on the heels = more angle and much more comfy for going upwind
by handy
Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: concave deck - how much is to much?
Replies: 10
Views: 829

Re: concave deck - how much is to much?

this board with a width of 36.5 cm has a concave of 18mm under the front foot, under the rear the deck is flat.
The first board i made for that guy had 12mm concave with 37.5 cm with.
RaceFoilKari.jpg
by handy
Tue Aug 08, 2017 6:02 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Cabarete - Anyone Stayed At....
Replies: 17
Views: 1457

Re: Cabarete - Anyone Stayed At....

we rent our condo at Nannny's Estate, just next (upwind) to Ultravioleta. Pump your kite in the garden and launch just in front of it.
https://www.facebook.com/Cabarete-Nanny ... page_panel
by handy
Mon May 01, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Alternatives to Dwarfcraft 42" board
Replies: 10
Views: 1553

Re: Alternatives to Dwarfcraft 42" board

if you are in Cabarete this summer (June-July), I will have some boards with me you can demo.
https://www.facebook.com/andyhaitz.customboards
http://ahcustoms.ch/pictures/
by handy
Mon Mar 06, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Modern Type KiteSurfboards
Replies: 21
Views: 2960

Re: Modern Type KiteSurfboards

Tried one that looks similar to the top two. Great joke, so you tried a quad board with a pretty straight outline in tail an compare it with a thruster board with a much rounder tail outline ?!?! oohh now I see , they are equal , they have both chopped off noses ;-) Sorry but can't hear that crap a...
by handy
Thu Jan 26, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Dakine' new slider bar. Has anyone tried it?
Replies: 12
Views: 2061

Re: Dakine' new slider bar. Has anyone tried it?

made some better pics of a SMOOTHY today
Smoothy.jpg
by handy
Tue Jan 24, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Dakine' new slider bar. Has anyone tried it?
Replies: 12
Views: 2061

Re: Dakine' new slider bar. Has anyone tried it?

This is the Smoothy, they are made by a friend of mine from Boston.
Unbenannt-1.jpg
by handy
Mon Jan 23, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Dakine' new slider bar. Has anyone tried it?
Replies: 12
Views: 2061

Re: Dakine' new slider bar. Has anyone tried it?

only riding waves (hooked) , so no need for a hook.

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