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Re: Ice Kiteboard

Postby toyletbowl » Mon Feb 02, 2009 4:52 am


the length of the blades could make a big difference. the guy could be correct...i'm going off of experience with one with a windsurfing sail and it would spin out when going fast and if overpowered. my thought is the same when going really fast. most likely 90% of the time it would work out really well.

now...bring on the snow again so we don't have to worry about ice. lol.


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Re: Ice Kiteboard

Postby trawe11 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:35 pm
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Re: Ice Kiteboard

Postby joriws » Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:38 pm

Quick comment..

Ice blades, you can order them from steel water jet cutting company. Just sharpen them a bit. Dull = bad. Too sharp = bad. Investigate hockey skate blade about what is good. I used two-radius blade on my blades.

So order mountain board, measure axles it has. Draw a cad draving of curved steel blade. Conside ground clearance and stiffness of the blade. Add axel-direction extra thickness to mounting. I made one by myself from brass.

This is what I made with 123d designer. Order 4x. Screw on thickening parts.

Snowboard blade, have Nobile snowkite board and no blades needed on icy conditions..

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Re: Ice Kiteboard

Postby edt » Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:49 pm

oh I like those ropes! I added some elastic to them so they don't droop. I was using a little bit of wood for stoppers. ps to solve the grip problem I adjusted the mounting angle of the iceblades (instead of 45 degrees I mount them at 15 or 20 degrees).

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