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by bacon2109
Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:21 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Unhooking for big boys!!
Replies: 23
Views: 1253

Re: Unhooking for big boys!!

NO....
If I recall physic (math) ur weight no longer at 125Kg....
check Newton laws.
by bacon2109
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: New North Foil's 'PA Carbon Mix 50'
Replies: 16
Views: 1467

Re: New North Foil's 'PA Carbon Mix 50'

carbon fiber reinforced polymer = CF with epoxy or polyesther or other resin ( room temp / high temp ), too vague......

50 MIX seem to be a added filler to the resin, (by weight 50% ), which one ?
or a
50% CF with 50% FG fiber cloth or 50% of other fiber
by bacon2109
Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Copper Aluminum paste as tef gel alternative ?
Replies: 13
Views: 1193

Re: Copper Aluminum paste as tef gel alternative ?

Try to find a dielectric grease,
if possible, a food grade grease and water resistant, to stop electric current which make corrosion.
by bacon2109
Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: rescuing a foil board
Replies: 36
Views: 2662

Re: rescuing a foil board

I'm learning foiling now and got cauth in a similar sitiation. In fresh water with small current. Around Montreal, Canada. Speaking with other foilers, some carries swimming fins and even a big plastic bag!!!!! the one that are using foil kite going for miles and miles run. Yes, they all wear PFD. S...
by bacon2109
Sat Jul 08, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: flysurfer 12m speed lotus - Repair help almost broken stearing line
Replies: 8
Views: 719

Re: flysurfer 12m speed lotus - Repair help almost broken stearing line

like Nem0, no problem with that and the tag(right) is sew on the splice, compressing the splice

for ; My Idea is to sew a parallell equivalent line strenght beside it, would that be ok?
never do that!!!!!
sewing thread are not as strong as line
by bacon2109
Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:48 am
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: front wing finish
Replies: 11
Views: 1173

Re: front wing finish

Jugglajon ; I'm wondering what finish I should be trying to achieve plummet; The advice given to me when I did mine was that sanding to 600 grit was about right grit level was a discussion on, http://kitefoil.forumactif.org/t5189-le-vernis-freine go fine, even super fine grit; 1500 -- 1200, try it. ...
by bacon2109
Tue Jun 20, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Mast Lenght - Racing in Flat water
Replies: 23
Views: 2113

Re: Mast Lenght - Racing in Flat water

nice way to stiffer a mast; @47:30 ----the ketos rider---
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQBY78ad_wA
by bacon2109
Sat Mar 18, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Deep KF box sizes
Replies: 23
Views: 2371

Re: Deep KF box sizes

You can email Ketos for info, since KFBox have no licence..... if i'm correct
KFbox , not the deep KFbox and other box spec here (image in thread); http://kitefoil.forumactif.org/t1826-pl ... er-integre
by bacon2109
Tue Nov 29, 2016 1:15 am
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: Mast Building Method
Replies: 89
Views: 9309

Re: Mast Building Method

Still working on a mast using 3x3 pieces of balsa (total of 9; 3x25mm) spaced with uni-CF 12oz for the core, under press. Profil was achieved using microball+epoxy, hand sanded with profil metal template; thickness of the mast around 13mm. Wrap with 12oz uni-CF, 3 layer (1;+45,1;-45,1;0 ) under vacc...
by bacon2109
Sun Jul 03, 2016 8:11 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Help with hydrofoil dimensions for learning and wave riding.
Replies: 15
Views: 1232

Re: Help with hydrofoil dimensions for learning and wave riding.

Why a second hydrofoil. if you can bulit it, then OK. see Ketos wings, You'll have a guess on dimention. Mast: 90cm or so seems to be the standard for waves and freeride. some , for wave riding go even shorter, the pendulum effect, to turn the foil fast into the new direction. all in balance of, pit...

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