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 Post subject: New approach for wave kiteboard
PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 5:35 am 
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just saw this on the German forum...maybe someone is interested in it.
translate the page, since it is in German.

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http://forum.oase.com/showthread.php?t=120863

http://www.vimeo.com/40819252



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 Post subject: Re: New approach for wave kiteboard
PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:29 am 
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sweet
I want one
keep braking all others


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 Post subject: Re: New approach for wave kiteboard
PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 8:54 am 
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Seems like way to much flex for my liking.

Another thing to consider is that a board that breaks probably saves you from
being injured.

Just imagine that board being thrown at you in big surf and hitting you with all the weight of a wave behind it. There are times when you want your board to give in.


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 Post subject: Re: New approach for wave kiteboard
PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 11:58 am 
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FredBGG wrote:
Seems like way to much flex for my liking.

Another thing to consider is that a board that breaks probably saves you from
being injured.

Just imagine that board being thrown at you in big surf and hitting you with all the weight of a wave behind it. There are times when you want your board to give in.


+1 for that :)


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 Post subject: Re: New approach for wave kiteboard
PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 1:10 pm 
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german engineers... not bad

if it holds up could have huge effects, salomon surfboards did something similar but same as this i think.

reasons to surf a polyester - suuuuper light=good, and more flex = more comfortable damped turns - would love to kite them if they didn/t fall apart...

4.5kg sounds heavy but good job/idea


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 Post subject: Re: New approach for wave kiteboard
PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 1:20 pm 
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Translation with google

The aim was to build a kite board with the properties of a polyester surfers.
As a sandwich board is too stiff, I've long been looking for suitable core material and've found it.
The core material used by me to the PU cores is similar, except it is higher on the strength does not absorb water and is much flexsiebler.
Due to these characteristics I've made ​​many attempts before I got to the current solution.
The result is a board with great flex and features a huge strength.
Among the materials I would say no more, only the core of the Zeil, is hollow and the resin used and not the cheap stuff is fabric.
To demonstrate some of the burden I have a video on Vimeo set https :/ / vimeo.com/40819252.
The board can be tested in the coming days.
In the shape I was oriented to a 5 `11 `` slinshot Tyrant.


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 Post subject: Re: New approach for wave kiteboard
PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 1:37 pm 
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thanks toby,
is there a convenient english translation to the process?

am i correct that they used a strong core material then removed excess weight?

the sandwich folks keep the strength in the skin and rails.
the structural requirement of the core is minimised.
... until you get to the extreme method used by Aviso.

most folks would say that flex is a good thing, especially when matched to the weight and strength of the driver.
regardless, flex and breaking strength may be related but they are not the same thing. ( and often difficult to achieve at the same time)
To produce a board with the desired properties of both is good engineering and design.

i doubt many would design a board to break when it hits you in the head. i think thats what helmets are for. but, to each his own.

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-bill


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 Post subject: Re: New approach for wave kiteboard
PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 5:58 am 
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Too much flex on that one.
This will give you a gutless board, ie with no character.
nico


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