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by unbob
Sun Aug 13, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Sucessful removal of misplaced stick-on pad/strap
Replies: 11
Views: 1873

Re: Sucessful removal of misplaced stick-on pad/strap

What is a good way to remove the adhesive/glue from the board after removing the pad? I prefer not to use a razor blade. I found 91% Isopropyl rubbing alcohol works quite well for softening up the adhesive/glue. Using 91% instead of 70% makes a noticeable difference! Also, StarStuk ACR is supposed ...
by unbob
Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: New North "mini" CL
Replies: 0
Views: 439

New North "mini" CL

Anyone using it? I'd like to install on my 2016 Quad bar for use with my Ride Engine slider rope (w/SS rings).

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Apparently North's answer to the SS Talon -
http://www.slingshotsports.com/Talon-Sentinel

Where can I get one?
by unbob
Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Advice on Slingshot SST sizing
Replies: 6
Views: 641

Re: Advice on Slingshot SST sizing

72kg so may not apply but having ridden the SST & Neo back to back the Neo has easier to access low end and the SST has friendlier top end. Both good kites but about a half to three quarter of a meter size difference feel. If I was going to buy I would go one size bigger. Re your comment on the SST...
by unbob
Thu Jan 26, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Dakine' new slider bar. Has anyone tried it?
Replies: 12
Views: 2050

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

Hi, I'm the guy in Boston these are made from solid stainless steel it acts as if the dyneema glides on a 10mm dowel that is polished for least resistance. Anyone interested in purchasing this "SMOOTHY" e mail me at cflcnc134@yahoo.com. Bravo! Looks like a well designed and built product. However, ...
by unbob
Wed Jan 25, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Dakine' new slider bar. Has anyone tried it?
Replies: 12
Views: 2050

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

handy wrote:This is the Smoothy, they are made by a friend of mine from Boston.
Where to buy? Got a link?
by unbob
Tue Jan 03, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Exploring Cuba? (beyond Cayo Coco, Guillermo)
Replies: 16
Views: 1770

Re: Exploring Cuba? (beyond Cayo Coco, Guillermo)

Throw a Frisbee... maybe you get a warning, at worst a fine... stray too far from designated kite areas in Cuba... go to jail.... Are you getting it now? What a crock - is a Frisbee now considered a deadly weapon? Balls and Frisbees not allowed on the beach? Welcome to the "Land of the Free"! Thank...
by unbob
Tue Jan 03, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Exploring Cuba? (beyond Cayo Coco, Guillermo)
Replies: 16
Views: 1770

Re: Exploring Cuba? (beyond Cayo Coco, Guillermo)

Throw a Frisbee... maybe you get a warning, at worst a fine... stray too far from designated kite areas in Cuba... go to jail.... Are you getting it now? What a crock - is a Frisbee now considered a deadly weapon? Balls and Frisbees not allowed on the beach? Welcome to the "Land of the Free"! Thank...
by unbob
Wed Dec 28, 2016 4:53 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: NY Times S. Newman Darby, Inventor of the Sailboard, Dies at 88
Replies: 6
Views: 802

Re: NY Times S. Newman Darby, Inventor of the Sailboard, Dies at 88

So, then it's now official - windsurfing is dead. :(
by unbob
Fri Nov 04, 2016 7:54 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Effect of split point on bar trim
Replies: 40
Views: 3433

Re: Effect of split point on bar trim

Also a North kite/bar customer. Desperately seeking comment from Dan! Talk to us Dan!
by unbob
Sun Oct 02, 2016 12:54 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Will be there a Evo 2017-Version?
Replies: 4
Views: 1011

Re: Will be there a Evo 2017-Version?

vanille_pete wrote:Hey guys,

im wondering if there will be a 2017 version of the evo. And if so, when will it be released?
Thanks!

greetings
Which Evo? The North Evo kite or the Firewire Evo board?

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