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by neilhapgood
Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: any downsides to shimming stabiliser and big wing mast length
Replies: 6
Views: 352

Re: any downsides to shimming stabiliser and big wing mast length

to shim the fuselage do you simply put something in the fuselage cavity, towards the front (?!), before dropping it onto the mast?
by neilhapgood
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: any downsides to shimming stabiliser and big wing mast length
Replies: 6
Views: 352

any downsides to shimming stabiliser and big wing mast length

hi all, are there any down sides to shimming a foil? It seems counter intuitive to have the wings working against each other but I presume its such a subtle thing you don't notice, and also done with big wings so not looking to go fast? I am looking to get a bigger wing working on a moses T40 which ...
by neilhapgood
Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: big big wings
Replies: 6
Views: 756

Re: big big wings

can you get out through serious whitewater on them?
by neilhapgood
Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Ultimate freestyle/wave foil - Moses 633 vs. Lift 150 (long-term)
Replies: 12
Views: 1318

Re: Ultimate freestyle/wave foil - Moses 633 vs. Lift 150 (long-term)

I only ride in the ocean and had the lift 150 for 6 months agree it was a good improvement over my previous lift foils but doesn't even come close to the 633 let alone the 683 in any aspect. 150 was noisy even when sanded and fillered lots of drag not well balanced IMO and poor quality construction...
by neilhapgood
Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Self Landing Foilkites in 20+kts
Replies: 47
Views: 2464

Re: Self Landing Foilkites in 20+kts

can you not walk up the back lines once its down and not anchor it?
by neilhapgood
Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Self Landing Foilkites in 20+kts
Replies: 47
Views: 2464

Re: Self Landing Foilkites in 20+kts

what would be the ballpark upper wind limit for backstalling a 12m soul from zennith?

also how easy is to land on the edge of the window and pull the highest backline to get it horizontal on the beach and then both lines to keep it there?
by neilhapgood
Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: soul 12m bridles, first foil kite, please help!
Replies: 6
Views: 257

Re: soul 12m bridles, first foil kite, please help!

amazing thanks John, when you say hold up the centre lines (the gray ones) are they the A lines?

Also what is the mixer, it seems to pop up in all foil kite chat but I don't know what it is!

thanks
by neilhapgood
Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: soul 12m bridles, first foil kite, please help!
Replies: 6
Views: 257

soul 12m bridles, first foil kite, please help!

Hi all, I have just taken delivery of a soul 12m and laid it out indoors and am completely terrified by the bridles! (first foil kite) i spent a long time trying to get my head around them and after some faffing I have got them sorted as so: the A lines are closest to the middle and when you lift th...
by neilhapgood
Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Chrono V3 Vs Flysurfer Soul.
Replies: 35
Views: 3484

Re: Chrono V3 Vs Flysurfer Soul.

Any tips for jumping with a 12m foil if you have only jumped an lei, is it the same process with a bit more bar input ?
by neilhapgood
Wed Sep 05, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: is super light wind the promised land?!
Replies: 73
Views: 5149

Re: is super light wind the promised land?!

thanks Foil, why do you feel foil suitable days in the UK are very rare?

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