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by SLiiCK
Mon Oct 23, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Do I need to do lock stitching on a brummel splice??
Replies: 17
Views: 492

Re: Do I need to do lock stitching on a brummel splice??

Same here I always make up my own chicken loop ropes using the Brummel splice and always put some locking stitches in just to be on the safe side.
by SLiiCK
Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Documentary on Nick Jacobsen
Replies: 10
Views: 1188

Re: Documentary on Nick Jacobsen

Cheers for the link :thumb:
by SLiiCK
Thu Sep 07, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: FoodSaver Vacuum Seal Bladder Repair
Replies: 5
Views: 516

Re: FoodSaver Vacuum Seal Bladder Repair

I have done this to a couple of bladder ends over the years using a food vacuum pack machine definitely test it out on an spare piece of bladder material first if it is too hot and melts the material too much you can try placing a piece of silicone paper between the bladder and the heating wire did ...
by SLiiCK
Fri Aug 25, 2017 12:10 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Remove Depower Flagline system?
Replies: 10
Views: 955

Re: Remove Depower Flagline system?

I have a similar set up to rynhardt gone back to the Mickey Mouse ears with swivel underneath I used to use years back and flag out on this as all the new bars that I had with the flag out that runs through the centre and through the bar do not release instantly when I self land as due to friction o...
by SLiiCK
Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Painful
Replies: 21
Views: 2182

Re: Painful

[quote=tautologies post_id=982252 time=1500916659 user_id=4158 Mine was a clean snap. But when it snapped the front of my ankle / bones seemed to get a lot of impact. Not sure why but my ankle is still pretty bad. I think I will take same route as you for my shoulder. Been looking into doing more ca...
by SLiiCK
Sun Jul 23, 2017 12:41 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Painful
Replies: 21
Views: 2182

Re: Painful

Things seem to break easier as you get older my Achilles went not from kitesurfing but from a bad tackle from five aside footy took part of the bone with it had it bolted back together 14 weeks plaster up to the knee bought a kite buggy after five weeks just to be able to get out kiting in gentle w...
by SLiiCK
Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Painful
Replies: 21
Views: 2182

Re: Painful

Things seem to break easier as you get older my Achilles went not from kitesurfing but from a bad tackle from five aside footy took part of the bone with it had it bolted back together 14 weeks plaster up to the knee bought a kite buggy after five weeks just to be able to get out kiting in gentle wi...
by SLiiCK
Wed May 31, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Water Spray Up Your Wetsuit Leg
Replies: 32
Views: 2558

Re: Water Spray Up Your Wetsuit Leg

The ankle straps do help just seems to happen with certain TT boards I put 2 small holes just above where the ankle straps go at the back of the leg with a hot soldering iron helps it drain back out not sure if you would want to do it on a new wetsuit, I think some mystic wetsuits come like this.
by SLiiCK
Sat Apr 29, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Go Wladimir Klitschko and get your titles back!
Replies: 5
Views: 887

Re: Go Wladimir Klitschko and get your titles back!

Great fight both gentlemen good to see that in boxing! Was on holiday back in 1993 in Lanzarote met and old chap in I track suit our hotel got chatting to him said that he was heliping to train these 2 Ukrainian brothers and watch out there were special and would one day be champions boy was he right.
by SLiiCK
Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Replacing Kiteboarding Lines
Replies: 27
Views: 2839

Re: Replacing Kiteboarding Lines

If you do go for a different manufacturer of lines just check as you might need to get a set of pigtails as Naish connection points are usually the opposite way round of other brands. Was it a front line or rear line? As if you did manage to get a single line the back lines can be adjusted for lengt...

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