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by ShaveTheWhales
Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kitesurfing steering lines shorter than power lines
Replies: 13
Views: 464

Re: Kitesurfing steering lines shorter than power lines

Get the centre lines shortened Or lengthen the back...

As soon as it gets windy - your forked with no depower option left.

Your trim line is about to break too - replace at the same time...
by ShaveTheWhales
Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Beginner kite: Core XR5 or Naish Pivot
Replies: 54
Views: 3176

Re: Beginner kite- Core XR5 or Naish Pivot

Begginers Used kite any brand, Crash it bash it rip it puncture it invert it tree park it..
Learn your skills
Then start thinking about a New kite and demo if possible..
by ShaveTheWhales
Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 30.4m Jump on Woo? Now 30.7m!!
Replies: 103
Views: 6684

Re: 30.4m Jump on WOO?

kiterocky wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:35 am
:D :D Its only a toy....no need to be accurate ...
Kiterocky - I gonna have to call you out ..

It has a Woo picture with Woo numbers !!! It's true.

Homer goes more biggerer.. it's true :party1:
by ShaveTheWhales
Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Fail: Inuit Style Slit Sun Goggles
Replies: 11
Views: 1236

Re: Inuit Style Slit Sun Goggles

Jumping too high also suffers a Sun ray problem
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by ShaveTheWhales
Sat Sep 08, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Core and German engineering meme
Replies: 86
Views: 7745

Re: Core and German engineering meme

GregK wrote:
Sat Sep 08, 2018 4:14 pm
ShaveTheWhales wrote:
Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:57 pm
OMG - kite surfers unknowingly develop a new product...
No, double-braid line has been around a lot longer than kiting, used in high-performance sailing, on paragliders, & more.
Onya mate - seems 'taking the piss' must have died about then too :cool2:
by ShaveTheWhales
Sat Sep 08, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Beginner question:how to turn kite faster?
Replies: 15
Views: 818

Re: Beginner question:how to turn kite faster?

Because your a Noob :) Your stalling the kite at the bottom of the stroke, pulling on the bar to get more power to go back UP - thats why its a slow pig and wants to fall backwards.. We've all been there, its just more time on the water needed and a little understanding about the aerodynamics that c...
by ShaveTheWhales
Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Core and German engineering meme
Replies: 86
Views: 7745

Re: Core and German engineering meme

GregK wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:37 pm
Kamikuza wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 2:38 pm
sheathed stuff
AKA " double braid " - inner braid is Dyneema for strength and stiffness, outer braid is polyester for abrasion resistance.
OMG - kite surfers unknowingly develop a new product... "KItedom"

For those having Problems with Load & Pop :thumb:
by ShaveTheWhales
Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Beginner question:how to turn kite faster?
Replies: 15
Views: 818

Re: Beginner question:how to turn kite faster?

Remember being a 14 yr old school boy - just pull it quicker and it'll be back up in no time :rollgrin: :rollgrin: :rollgrin:
by ShaveTheWhales
Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Nick Jacobsen leaves Cabrinha team
Replies: 44
Views: 6540

Re: Nick Jacobsen leaves Cabrinha team

Toby's right - everyone always remembers the one that entertained them the most - as with all things.

Skill is secondary, and no one remembers the Hermit.
Big marketing companies know this.

Good Luck NJ :thumb:
by ShaveTheWhales
Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Core and German engineering meme
Replies: 86
Views: 7745

Re: Core and German engineering meme

Cool - thanks Kam :thumb: Ive not noticed one since my PeterLyn Gorilla - a wee while ago..

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