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by NYKiter
Thu May 17, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Dealing with Foil Caught in Bar
Replies: 20
Views: 7839

Re: Dealing with Foil Caught in Bar

Agree with this last post...having a slow dull foil helps... Attempting aggressive turns while learning toe side appears to aggravate the occurrence as the board has a tendency to shoot out directly downwind onto the lines while the rider falls upwind....happened yet again last night in light winds ...
by NYKiter
Sat May 12, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: Hydrofoil DIY from Argentina
Replies: 6
Views: 2871

Re: Hydrofoil DIY from Argentina

Looking good!
by NYKiter
Thu May 03, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Andersson Foils "Cyber Fish" Canard Wave Foil.
Replies: 11
Views: 4237

Re: Andersson Foils "Cyber Fish" Canard Wave Foil.

When an alum mast is welded to an alum fuse, the fuse will loose up to 50% of its strength. So if you hit the ground your toast, it will bend in a split second and no more foil, cant be fixed. Unless alum is heat treated (a very costly and time consuming process) I would stay away from it. But it lo...
by NYKiter
Tue May 01, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Dealing with Foil Caught in Bar
Replies: 20
Views: 7839

Dealing with Foil Caught in Bar

Happens, could be easily deadly.

Been here a few times now and lucky after acting fast to remove it.

Interested in hearing folks ways of dealing with it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vX1W6kED4sE
by NYKiter
Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Water Sheer and Hydrofoils
Replies: 10
Views: 3595

Re: Water Sheer and Hydrofoils

Interesting article...appears to only be a simulation....
by NYKiter
Sat Apr 28, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Armstrong Foils
Replies: 7
Views: 3239

Re: Armstrong Foils

Interesting wing connection....wonder if its a G10 fuse....ugly logo....looks good though, will be interested in hearing more as well...
by NYKiter
Thu Apr 26, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Slingy & LF taking competitor wings
Replies: 18
Views: 9924

Re: Slingy & LF taking competitor wings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fikhu8-69MA

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by NYKiter
Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Slingy & LF taking competitor wings
Replies: 18
Views: 9924

Slingy & LF taking competitor wings

What message are Slingy and LF sending that they have to go to competitors and incorporate their wings? Are they not innovative enough to come up with their own? Certainly the goal is not to eliminate shipping costs to the consumer because everything is made in the same Chinese factory....I assume t...
by NYKiter
Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Andersson Foils Bi-Directional Test ride video.
Replies: 10
Views: 3130

Re: Andersson Foils Bi-Directional Test ride video.

Whos the source in china for the masts....certainly they dont hydraulically press their own...
by NYKiter
Sun Apr 08, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Hydrofoil Videos
Replies: 311
Views: 75550

Re: Hydrofoil Videos

Looks dumb...but probably fun....

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