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by Bille
Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: More wings, the hard way?
Replies: 43
Views: 9376

Re: More wings, the hard way?

Designing in Cad is an art form. ... It still comes down to knowing your tools, ... It's a fantastic and amazing period we are living in, a revolutionary change happening. There's room for sticking to the tried and true tools and combined with new methods. Just use your creativity and make stuff. A...
by Bille
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: More wings, the hard way?
Replies: 43
Views: 9376

Re: More wings, the hard way?

... This guy helped me break though the wall of frustration with fusion 360. ... And i thank Ya for finding that break in the wall, for me !! :thumb: That first 20-min video , was over in what seamed like 3 ; tells me that my interest was peaked , (Big-Time) ! I am printing a mast mold right now to...
by Bille
Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: More wings, the hard way?
Replies: 43
Views: 9376

Re: More wings, the hard way?

... It reminds me of trying to figure out math problems when I was a kid. :) Last week, the local news in Vegas, had a story about 3'd graders, being taught how to use a 3D printer ; kinda makes me think, that even My dumb-A$$ , could learn how to do that ? :( Any recommendations, on where to start...
by Bille
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Look what their doing to wood now !
Replies: 0
Views: 231

Look what their doing to wood now !

I almost never read those Yahoo adds ; but this one caught my eye :

https://www.scientificamerican.com/arti ... uper-wood/

Bille
by Bille
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Gasping for breath after crash?! Breathing how to?
Replies: 30
Views: 3249

Re: Gasping for breath after crash?! Breathing how to?

... I kite almost every day, and go really hard. But, if I try to run, God, not sure how that would go :) Might get a cardiac arrest :0( Your gonna Hate me ; after Ya do this : Climbing stairs , or walking up a hill a few times , with some, (a little) weight on your back. It's much better on your l...
by Bille
Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: light wind surfboard vs foil board
Replies: 87
Views: 13540

Re: light wind surfboard vs foil board

I'm curious , why more work wasn't done , for that idea ; does it
screw-Up the handling a bunch , (in light wind) ?

Bille
by Bille
Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best kitesurfing education
Replies: 5
Views: 2181

Re: Best kitesurfing education

Toby wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:43 pm
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Egypt, Sardinia, Brazil, Sri Lanka are a few to be mentioned.
And , South Padre island, Texas USA is also a good place.

@ bmm :

Welcome to Kite Forum !! ; your gonna Like this sport !!

Bille
by Bille
Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Hi Toby, some tips to improve the UX of KF
Replies: 20
Views: 1430

Re: Hi Toby, some tips to improve the UX of KF

I'm not very tech savvy ; but i never had a problem with navigating KF.
AWESOME FORUM !!! :thumb:

Please keep changes simple ; that way, i don't have to learn
a new system !! :D

Bille
by Bille
Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:25 am
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: Vacuum pumps
Replies: 15
Views: 3796

Re: Vacuum pumps

Blackrat wrote:
Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:40 pm
There is a one way valve on the pump.... so even having a catch doesnt really help ( I also thought this until I cut a pump open and saw its guts)
My pump, lasted 29 years , (and still going strong) .

The brass check-valve is there for a way to put in the WD-40 .

Bille
by Bille
Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: Vacuum pumps
Replies: 15
Views: 3796

Re: Vacuum pumps

... The problem with them is that they pump their life giving oil out.... and there is no way to check how much oil is in the pump. ... I used a brass check-valve, in line between the pump and reservoir, and a long plastic tube to make the exhaust go out the window. I open the brass valve, and spra...

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