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by Johnny Rotten
Mon Nov 20, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Channels on a surfboards
Replies: 24
Views: 1410

Re: Channels on a surfboards

I've experimented extensively with side cut out line board shapes and channels. Vader, Stallion, Evo type boards are absolutely fantastic. As are heavily channeled twin tip boards like the tona pop. Also some interesting stuff here about concaves as well as underwater flow video http://www.cambersur...
by Johnny Rotten
Fri Sep 29, 2017 5:31 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: North Zippers
Replies: 27
Views: 2914

Re: North Zippers

For quick fix www.fixnzip.com. Product is available at some camping or mountain equipment supply stores. Use the large size. I've fixed 2 of my zippers this way and they've been going strong for weeks now. Takes a bit of screwing around and a few tricks 2 first get it started but it works fantastic ...
by Johnny Rotten
Mon Sep 11, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: North Zippers
Replies: 27
Views: 2914

North Zippers....THEY SUCK BAG

Man I was just about to start this thread. 2017 Neo - 9m Broken Zipper slider. (less than 10 uses) 2014 neo- 6m Broken zipper slider. 2015 neo - 4m Broken zipper slider. (less than 10 uses) Uh north WTF?.... please change the title to NORTH bag zippers....THEY SUCK BAG or something like that. The sl...
by Johnny Rotten
Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Shocking Winds!
Replies: 191
Views: 19919

Re: Shocking Winds!!!

Marl I highly respect that you support your views with actual data and enjoy reading your critical thought based skepticism Showing a year over year plot of hurricanes vs sea surface temperature is not the right data. Scientific understanding of hurricanes is that It requires both sea surface temper...
by Johnny Rotten
Thu Jun 01, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What is a Backroll?
Replies: 78
Views: 5321

Re: What is a Backroll?

man lou was SO good.

19s for what a backroll on a kite is supposed to look like
by Johnny Rotten
Thu Jun 01, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What is a Backroll?
Replies: 78
Views: 5321

Re: What is a Backroll?

A back roll is an invert. By definition.
http://www.wakeboarder.com/tricks/inverts.phtml

from wake boarding
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERCJryG84EA
by Johnny Rotten
Sun May 28, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Shocking Winds!
Replies: 191
Views: 19919

Re: Shocking Winds!!!

Marl, what is your hypothesis? Or what is motivation for your passion on this topic? You have assembled a number of global temperature/snowfall charts and graphs as well as supporting anecdotal photos and weather anomalies which contradict the "global warming" hypothesis. This requires the ability t...
by Johnny Rotten
Sat May 27, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: stainless inserts
Replies: 15
Views: 1678

Re: stainless inserts

https://spaenaur.com/pdf/sectionC/C65.pdf

They have a good collection of stainless inserts and are canadian.....Lowest prices I found for a bulk order i did

Pot them in cut outs >1" diameter if you ride hard.
Install in clusters or with a potted X to get some further hold for boots.
by Johnny Rotten
Mon Apr 17, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Crazy weather in NY: 15 knots became 45.
Replies: 7
Views: 768

Re: Crazy weather in NY: 15 knots became 45.

your first hint was dark storm clouds.....this is not crazy, it's frontal winds. A big pressure change is what creates big dark frontal clouds in the first place. often that brings big wind and big direction changes. 19 times outta 20 it's small....1/20 it throws you like a ragdoll. Dont be stupid G...

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