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by NorCalNomad
Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: North bag zips complete sh*t!
Replies: 30
Views: 1605

Re: North bag zips complete sh*t!

Are you willing to pay more for the same product but with better zippers? OR willing to have a less good kite but the bag has better zips for the same money?

or6 I wouldn't throw stones in glass houses if you like RRD...
by NorCalNomad
Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How does he do it ? 43 new tricks Oct 10th, 39 new tricks Oct 13 th
Replies: 22
Views: 1260

Re: How does he do it ? 43 new tricks Oct 10th, 39 new tricks Oct 13 th

plummet wrote:
Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:33 am

On a side note it's not 2000 tricks but multiple variations of the same 20ish tricks!
This. It's like calling a bs 180 and a fs 180 2 different tricks.
by NorCalNomad
Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Hydro - Foil Prices
Replies: 12
Views: 1168

Re: Hydro - Foil Prices

A twin tip is cheap RTM and requires very little lay-up work. You could make cheaper hydrofoils using RTM and get similar results as with pre-preg, but so far non of the companies are investing in it due to low numbers. TT's are not RTM (resin transfer molding) but compression molding (same tech as...
by NorCalNomad
Thu Oct 05, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Hydro - Foil Prices
Replies: 12
Views: 1168

Re: Hydro - Foil Prices

Size of market + supply and demand. You can get motorized vehicles for cheap hydrofoil prices as well...but the size of market on those...
by NorCalNomad
Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:29 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Wetsuit Dryer?!
Replies: 8
Views: 770

Re: Wetsuit Dryer?!

37C seems a bit high...and it's more expensive then the current ones out there. Air movement matters more then temp anyway for drying stuff out.
by NorCalNomad
Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: light wind surfboard VS foil board
Replies: 42
Views: 2446

Re: light wind surfboard VS foil board

joriws wrote:
Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:40 am
But in single digit winds and 12m lei.. :) Also if you hf strapless it is plowing, nothing more.
Spoken like someone who has not foiled or foiled strapless.
by NorCalNomad
Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: kiteboarding Leash Condom
Replies: 16
Views: 1092

Re: kiteboarding Leash Condom

WOW...where to start... -This video looks like a retarded infomercial where people can't do simple mindless tasks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eMCURWpNAg - He's using an Ion leash that has a cover that they pulled away . - If you are unhooking and pulling on your leash all the time you are smart...
by NorCalNomad
Sun Oct 01, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: light wind surfboard VS foil board
Replies: 42
Views: 2446

Re: light wind surfboard VS foil board

Matteo V wrote:
Sat Sep 30, 2017 4:24 pm
Surfboards, in general, just do not go upwind better than a light wind TT.
ahahahahahahah that's a fucking good joke. :lol: :lol: :lol:
by NorCalNomad
Sun Oct 01, 2017 6:22 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: G10 fuselage
Replies: 8
Views: 658

Re: G10 fuselage

Wow a fabled triple post.

Yup the cost and material properties makes it not worth it.
by NorCalNomad
Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Lift foil factory after hurricane?
Replies: 8
Views: 1017

Re: Lift foil factory after hurricane?

jespin4845 wrote:
Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:09 pm
Yes 2017+, foils made in China

Boards I think are still made in PR, hence the price
Yup, think the PR factory is concentrating on getting the eLyft up and going

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