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by stefmoris
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: DIY Foil Kites
Replies: 166
Views: 20661

Re: DIY Foil Kites

Hi volume311. The presser foot is the part on the sewing machine that presses the material against the feed dogs, pulling the material along perfectly timed with the up and down of the needle. I design and 3d print my own presser feet because the foot that came with the machine is not able to hold t...
by stefmoris
Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: DIY Foil Kites
Replies: 166
Views: 20661

Re: DIY Foil Kites

Thanks mgs! on a previous generation I used sheathed lines and it was definitely more difficult. With both types of line I made custom presser foots (3D printed) to hold the line perfectly - but the Liros DC lines are very easy to work/splice with. -stef
by stefmoris
Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:12 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: DIY Foil Kites
Replies: 166
Views: 20661

Re: DIY Foil Kites

Thanks guys!

Kitexpert I totally agree that no trimming is the goal, no unnecessary deforming of the kite.

-stef
by stefmoris
Mon Oct 09, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: DIY Foil Kites
Replies: 166
Views: 20661

Re: DIY Foil Kites

http://www.vimeo.com/237394107 Hi all, here is a short film wrapping up my summer with my 3rd generation of home made foil kites. I hope you enjoy watching it as much as I enjoy making the kites! The kites are a big improvement from my last generation. I’ve gone faster with better angles than ever ...
by stefmoris
Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: DIY 7m foil kite
Replies: 8
Views: 842

Re: DIY 7m foil kite

Excellent job kitexpert, that looks very nice! -stef
by stefmoris
Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Sitting on the board or Rodeo, the best way to start/pratice ?
Replies: 15
Views: 2174

Re: Sitting on the board or Rodeo, the best way to start/pratice ?

Here are my attempts! I fail more than succeed but it's a lot of fun trying! -stef

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by stefmoris
Tue Jul 25, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: LE Stiffeners
Replies: 13
Views: 1680

Re: LE Stiffeners

Hi guys, on my previous generation homemade foil kites (DIY Foil Kite thread) I used Nylon weedwacker line but found it limiting due to the tight radius set in the material as it is wound as it cools. On my latest generation of kites I'm using straight Acetal rods which are stiffer than nylon 6 for ...
by stefmoris
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: DIY Foil Kites
Replies: 166
Views: 20661

Re: DIY Foil Kites

Thanks Peert! Slowly but surely I'll get the downwind too. I'm already thinking about future tweaks and changes but still need the rest of the summer to get as much learning in as I can. -stef
by stefmoris
Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:28 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Club 50
Replies: 29
Views: 4055

Re: Club 50

Short session on my homemade 11 foil kite and Mikeslab Bullet 3L_3LC. Gusty winds. 51.37 km/h over 100 meters and 56.92 km/h peak

-stef

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