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by dimitrisGramma
Tue Jul 05, 2011 11:09 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Cabrinha Contra 17m '08 flying lines length?
Replies: 2
Views: 590

Re: Cabrinha Contra 17m '08 flying lines length?

The 08 Contra (Contra 3) isn't an IDS kite - standard bar/line setup is the old Powerdrive 221 (or 2N1), which has pulleys on the bar. Front and back lines are the same length. Thanks for your reply Weetabix, You are right! Its the Powerdrive 2N1 (with the pulleys) bar. So I ll try to fly it with a...
by dimitrisGramma
Tue Jul 05, 2011 9:50 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Cabrinha Contra 17m '08 flying lines length?
Replies: 2
Views: 590

Cabrinha Contra 17m '08 flying lines length?

Hi guys, Just bought a second hand Cabrinha Contra '08 17m for light wing conditions. Unfortunately I have to buy new lines (24m). However I am not sure if the specific kite and bar(08 IDS) uses the same length for front and back lines. I tried the manual but there is no such information. Anybody wi...
by dimitrisGramma
Sun Oct 25, 2009 10:19 am
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: New Balsa/Carbon board.... The Black Pearl
Replies: 1
Views: 1455

New Balsa/Carbon board.... The Black Pearl

Hi all,

Just wanted to share my new kiteboard with you guys! :D

http://diykiteboard.blogspot.com/p/black-pearl_05.html
by dimitrisGramma
Mon Jun 22, 2009 10:43 am
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Cork for core ?
Replies: 9
Views: 2072

Re: Cork for core ?

Thank you all for this valuable information! :D
by dimitrisGramma
Thu Jun 18, 2009 2:33 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Cork for core ?
Replies: 9
Views: 2072

Re: Cork for core ?

someone posted this a long time ago. the link is dead but i saved the attachment material properties of various woods: (download attachment) also material properties for structural foam cores http://boatdesign.net/articles/foam-cor ... /index.htm Thank you! This seems like excellent information. Ho...
by dimitrisGramma
Thu Jun 18, 2009 2:16 pm
Forum: New Members
Topic: New to Kiting. What Type of Trainer Kite should I get?
Replies: 25
Views: 9112

Re: New to Kiting. What Type of Trainer Kite should I get?

Hi, I most definitely agree with Laughingman. I am a beginner just like you and have a trainer Rush 2.5m. I have exhausted its limits and now its of no obvious use but playing with it with my kids with a little boat. However, I believe that if you want to learn by yourself you should begin with a sm...
by dimitrisGramma
Thu Jun 18, 2009 12:00 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Cork for core ?
Replies: 9
Views: 2072

Cork for core ?

Hi,

I need to know your opinions and advices on using cork for core (perhaps two laminated sheets).

Thank you in advance!
by dimitrisGramma
Thu Jun 18, 2009 11:11 am
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: New member. New plyboard and questions for fisheye effect
Replies: 3
Views: 1514

New member. New plyboard and questions for fisheye effect

First I wish to say hello to everyone! Hey guys, this is a great place. I found here information that would probably take me weeks of searching on the Web. Just great !!! First of all I wish to state that I am very new in kiteboard building and even newer in kitesurfing. As a matter of fact I have b...

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