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by stevet25
Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Free kite plans on GitHub
Replies: 92
Views: 11842

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: 92
Views: 11842

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: 92
Views: 11842

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: 92
Views: 11842

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: 92
Views: 11842

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: 92
Views: 11842

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: 92
Views: 11842

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: 92
Views: 11842

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: 92
Views: 11842

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...
by stevet25
Sat May 21, 2016 2:34 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Sroka intermediate front wing?
Replies: 0
Views: 284

Sroka intermediate front wing?

Hi - has anyone tried this compared to the stock easy wing?- I think I am ready for a bit more speed ( I never thought I would be)- thanks

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