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by grtlakes
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: First foil trip. Perth-Exmouth 3 weeks starting next week
Replies: 6
Views: 301

Re: First foil trip. Perth-Exmouth 3 weeks starting next week

Thanks Dave. Have a great vacation.
by grtlakes
Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: First foil trip. Perth-Exmouth 3 weeks starting next week
Replies: 6
Views: 301

Re: First foil trip. Perth-Exmouth 3 weeks starting next week

Hi Dave sounds like an amazing experience to look forward to. Sorry I can't suggest anything.

However, quick question. What travel bag have you found that the Happy Foil (assuming 4'10"") fits into. Thanks.
by grtlakes
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Hydrofoil as a carry on for airlines
Replies: 8
Views: 813

Re: Hydrofoil as a carry on for airlines

I sleep soundly at night knowing those brave men and woman protect me and my crew from the dreaded height challenged nerf gun wielding thugs out there.
by grtlakes
Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Hydrofoil as a carry on for airlines
Replies: 8
Views: 813

Re: Hydrofoil as a carry on for airlines

I fly for a living recently I had a chat with a guy who was getting off the plane in Charlottetown. He had the happy foil in the LF carry case. Apparently it went through Toronto no problem. The problem as I see it is the total inconsistency of the airport screeners. I have flown through 100s of dif...
by grtlakes
Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Nobile split NHP converted to foil travel board
Replies: 7
Views: 577

Re: Nobile split NHP converted to foil travel board

Funny. I was considering the split foil board for work travel. You have given me reason to question that decision. I can't see myself doing any modifications over the winter. However, if you experiment I would love to hear your experience with the NHP. How would you rate the strength of the split fo...
by grtlakes
Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Nobile split NHP converted to foil travel board
Replies: 7
Views: 577

Nobile split NHP converted to foil travel board

So how feasible is 4 holes drilled? Epoxy filled? Tapped and insert fitted? 2017 model. Worth the risk? I could buy the foil board split but I have the NHP handy. I am not too worried about the warranty but curious what the board builders think. I would reinforce the attachment with a plate of some ...
by grtlakes
Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:45 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Happy foil board inserts loose.
Replies: 16
Views: 1478

Re: Happy foil board inserts loose.

LF replaced under warranty. Good service.
Thank you.
by grtlakes
Fri Sep 29, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Happy foil board inserts loose.
Replies: 16
Views: 1478

Re: Happy foil board inserts loose.

A few pictures showing insert location and movement full left and full right from centre.
by grtlakes
Fri Sep 29, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Happy foil board inserts loose.
Replies: 16
Views: 1478

Happy foil board inserts loose.

I recently purchased a lf happy foil board. I installed a slingshot front hook. The most forward 3 inserts are now loose. It is a single insert with three screw holes. The glue holding them in position has become unstuck. Now they can be pushed out of alignment side to side and fore and aft. Does an...
by grtlakes
Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:46 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Opinion on lessons
Replies: 21
Views: 1806

Re: Opinion on lessons

So mandatory evac Hatteras. Fun over till next year.
Bugger.

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