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by NYKiter
Sun Jun 17, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Best scratch filler
Replies: 2
Views: 2070

Best scratch filler

Been using 3M Bondo glazing putty after seeing george from delta's vid.

Dont really like the red color...anyone have any other recommendations?
by NYKiter
Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:24 am
Forum: Hydrofoil Builders
Topic: Best way to make a prototype
Replies: 20
Views: 10872

Re: Best way to make a prototype

Can you tell us what you learned from the computer...did it tell you how to balance the wing sizes for stability?
Did it tell you where to put the mast for optimal balance?
Anything that you can share form the experience?
by NYKiter
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Vertical Drop w Fly Surfer
Replies: 14
Views: 9036

Re: Vertical Drop w Fly Surfer

Sounds good. Will look over all bridle measurements...didnt know there were measurements to look for beyond mixer.
by NYKiter
Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Vertical Drop w Fly Surfer
Replies: 14
Views: 9036

Re: Vertical Drop w Fly Surfer

Great feedback folks. Thank you.
The experience flying this kite on a foil is unreal so will keep with it.

Definitely will try to remember to hold on to the bar to keep the canopy in proportion to prevent front stall....
by NYKiter
Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:18 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Vertical Drop w Fly Surfer
Replies: 14
Views: 9036

Re: Vertical Drop w Fly Surfer

Did the mixer on bridle and all bar lines the same.

Flies great...until I drop straight down 4 feet to the water...nose dives...
by NYKiter
Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:08 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Vertical Drop w Fly Surfer
Replies: 14
Views: 9036

Vertical Drop w Fly Surfer

New to using a Flysurfer for foiling... Had a straight drop from a high mast MH Lift riding a FS Unity today. Being that the center lines are attached to the leading edge it caused the kite to immediately invert and race to the water, game over. I believe the Unity has a few years on it but Im wonde...
by NYKiter
Sat Jun 09, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: How to crash advice
Replies: 10
Views: 6922

Re: How to crash advice

Wear a helmet and flotation vest...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVzePBzOApA
by NYKiter
Tue May 29, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Are there foot hooks that don't %*-"@! break?
Replies: 43
Views: 19678

Re: Are there foot hooks that don't %*-"@! break?

You might want to learn strapless, safer...
by NYKiter
Thu May 17, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Dealing with Foil Caught in Bar
Replies: 20
Views: 8443

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: 3013

Re: Hydrofoil DIY from Argentina

Looking good!

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