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by stevet25
Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What happened to Niaboo?
Replies: 2
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What happened to Niaboo?

Been hunting around looking at ideas people have tried in a hybrid foil/lei manner. Came across a picture on here of the Morphine on a strutless kite thread, but they seem to have been purged from the web. Are there any sages out there who might be able to point me in the direction of some more info...
by stevet25
Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Free kite plans on GitHub
Replies: 94
Views: 31413

Re: Free kite plans on GitHub

hey hey hey - brilliant karsten thanks. I think I am just getting soft in my dotage= less than 8 degrees with a northerly windchill and generally I`m finding I`m having more fun with a sewing machine than on the water! What have I become?! :-?
by stevet25
Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Free kite plans on GitHub
Replies: 94
Views: 31413

Re: Free kite plans on GitHub

Hi Europ2 - thanks - I have been following the Ninox thread - got fed up waiting for the next instalment! Yes I have used that free software - mine is a 6m with AR4 and 15 cells. Here is a nice blog from Big E who has made a few already for the buggy - this is extreme aspect ratio 6! https://www.ext...
by stevet25
Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Free kite plans on GitHub
Replies: 94
Views: 31413

Re: Free kite plans on GitHub

thanks Karsten - great news and safe journey - look forward to the plans at your convenience - in the meantime I seem to have become distracted by a 6m single skin project!
by stevet25
Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Free kite plans on GitHub
Replies: 94
Views: 31413

Re: Free kite plans on GitHub

couple of good calls there downunder. Yep I am lucky to have access to some very big tables, and really dont know how you spotted no walking foot - do you think this is a disadvantage? hasnt been a problem so far and there is school of thought that it may lead to greater snagging/pinching on lightwe...
by stevet25
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Free kite plans on GitHub
Replies: 94
Views: 31413

Re: Free kite plans on GitHub

Hi PanTau After the soaraway success of the Agilus 7 build, i am looking forward to building the 10. So here is a status update from Cornwall: -triple-stitch sewing machine- check -plenty of white V69 sewing thread - check - 20m white triple ripstop - check -4m white lightweight dacron - check - use...
by stevet25
Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Free kite plans on GitHub
Replies: 94
Views: 31413

Re: Free kite plans on GitHub

I think you guys might be being a bit harsh - I know no German and Google Translate seemed to work OK for me ( with a bit of head scratching I admit!!)
by stevet25
Mon Oct 02, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Free kite plans on GitHub
Replies: 94
Views: 31413

Re: Free kite plans on GitHub

A quick update on my WingWorks Agilus 7m. Flew Mzingly well straight off the sewing machine. however I soon paid the price of using cheap ripstop of unknown provenannce, within half a dozen sessions the canopy had stretched so much it was unflyable. So have made new canopy and stitched onto original...
by stevet25
Wed May 03, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Free kite plans on GitHub
Replies: 94
Views: 31413

Re: Free kite plans on GitHub

Thanks for the positive comments om the Agilus build. Hopefully these will work now- rough and ready but it gives an idea of the potential [youtube]https://youtu.be/GTgJyJijyyw[/youtube] [youtube]https://youtu.be/WaRFy83J6I8[/youtube] downunder - I had previously only made stunt kites and put patche...
by stevet25
Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Free kite plans on GitHub
Replies: 94
Views: 31413

Re: Free kite plans on GitHub

i would like to say a huge thanks to Karsten at Wingworks for helping me realise a dream - I have just made, flown and hydrofoiled with a kite made by me and a sewing machine! I contacted Karsten 6 months ago after reading this thread - I mentioned that i am a great fan of strutless kites, already o...

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