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Light vs. Heavy board: which has more low end?

Postby pwnd550 » Wed Apr 10, 2013 5:43 am

Hello

If a twintip is, let's say, 133x40, and weights more, because it's made of wood, than another 133x40 twintip, which is made of carbon, does it have better lowend, does it change anything, or does it have less lowend?
This might seem logical but I just want to be sure.

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Re: Light vs. Heavy board: which has more low end?

Postby RDM » Wed Apr 10, 2013 7:00 am

Really doesn`t make much difference bud, for low end look at a boards rocker and outline.... :thumb:

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Re: Light vs. Heavy board: which has more low end?

Postby DirkGently » Thu Apr 11, 2013 2:40 am

Too many variables. Rig a bigger kite.

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Re: Light vs. Heavy board: which has more low end?

Postby William Munney » Thu Apr 11, 2013 2:53 am

RDM wrote:Really doesn`t make much difference bud, for low end look at a boards rocker and outline.... :thumb:


+1 this video is a good explanation of rocker, except for the talk about boards "generating power"


http://www.sbckiteboard.com/video_displ ... rd-Rockers

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Re: Light vs. Heavy board: which has more low end?

Postby pwnd550 » Thu Apr 11, 2013 3:03 am

William Munney wrote:
RDM wrote:Really doesn`t make much difference bud, for low end look at a boards rocker and outline.... :thumb:


+1 this video is a good explanation of rocker, except for the talk about boards "generating power"


http://www.sbckiteboard.com/video_displ ... rd-Rockers


thanks!

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Re: Light vs. Heavy board: which has more low end?

Postby FarQueLot » Thu Apr 11, 2013 7:37 am

William Munney wrote:
RDM wrote:Really doesn`t make much difference bud, for low end look at a boards rocker and outline.... :thumb:


+1 this video is a good explanation of rocker, except for the talk about boards "generating power"


http://www.sbckiteboard.com/video_displ ... rd-Rockers


Whats your problem about boards generating power? You drive a shape through the water and get a certain amount of power from it, the different shapes and rocker and flex give different performances and qualities.


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