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less Carafino more hydrofoil

Postby windfreak74 » Wed May 21, 2014 9:28 pm

Guys,
these carafino story is really tiresome!
im sorry to all the guys that put money upfront and are suffering the ansiety.
Unfortunately all to do is wait on delivery!
How about changing the subject an lets focus on hydrofoiling experiences.
how is you ride?
what are you building?
lhave you learned anything new?
:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

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Re: less Carafino more hydrofoil

Postby Peter_Frank » Wed May 21, 2014 9:37 pm

windfreak74 wrote:Guys,
these carafino story is really tiresome!
im sorry to all the guys that put money upfront and are suffering the ansiety.
Unfortunately all to do is wait on delivery!
How about changing the subject an lets focus on hydrofoiling experiences.
how is you ride?
what are you building?
lhave you learned anything new?
:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:


I was about to write the same as you...

But then again - I have nothing pro/con Carafino (and no orders), so easy for me to say, and maybe it is okay that it is discussed, as a very serious topic for many.

Thats why I kept it to myself, eventhough I would like to see some "normal" forum posts again also, would be nice :rollgrin:

I am currently working on my jibe, as this is a tricky one, but also the most pleasing of all moves IMO :thumb:

8) PF

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Re: less Carafino more hydrofoil

Postby Edge19 » Wed May 21, 2014 9:51 pm

Glad some are thinking the same, its a shame but all this mud slinging is getting boring. i have not looked at this forum seriously for weeks. was beggining to think i was looking at carafinoforum.com.

Hows people builds getting along? etc i need encouragement as mine is taking for ever. just finished the rear wing and moulding my front as i speak.

Cheers

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Re: less Carafino more hydrofoil

Postby windfreak74 » Wed May 21, 2014 10:30 pm

Hello Edge,
post some pics so we can see what you have done already!!

Peter Frank,
not trying to be insensitive will all the hurting, im in favor of a serious discussion but...
lets not forget most that are getting into the sport are curious to know how to do stuff and how to ride it!

Please do share your dificulties and your achievements!
it is quite hard to do this sport without support!
sometime a small tip is just enough to keep on going!
for me im out of resin !
i got carbón and Wood but no sticky stuff! :angryfire:

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Re: less Carafino more hydrofoil

Postby Bradn » Wed May 21, 2014 10:40 pm

I agree, can admin please just ban him from making any new threads they are so annoying and all the same ( Carafino dictatorship, <3 me I made the 'first' foil blah blah )

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Re: less Carafino more hydrofoil

Postby windfreak74 » Wed May 21, 2014 11:18 pm

this is my latest failure
4 layers 6 oz fiberglass very flexy .
70 kgs of load.
can i just lay 2 layer of carbon on top?
what shoud i do?
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Re: less Carafino more hydrofoil

Postby Hawaiis » Thu May 22, 2014 12:17 am

Carbon will make it stiffer for sure, did you put any anhedral on the wing? It will improve it.

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Re: less Carafino more hydrofoil

Postby windfreak74 » Thu May 22, 2014 1:27 am

No anhedral yet! i still have to make a mould.
i was thinking of putting a 2 layer of 6oz.of carbon on bottom and 1 of 6 oz. on top
but i dont know if its worth it.
the top laminate failed .should i try to save the wing or start over?
do i have to sand the part where is cracked?

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Re: less Carafino more hydrofoil

Postby Randahl » Thu May 22, 2014 1:40 am

Does anyone know of some good instructional videos on tacks and jibes? I thought Gunnar was working on some but I haven't seen them yet. I would really like to see what they are doing with the kite and with the board at the same time.

I have watched the Heineken, Maxime, and Nationals videos over and over but i can't keep my attention on the kite and the board at the same time. I feel like foiling tacks and jibes are the standard of excellence.

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Re: less Carafino more hydrofoil

Postby Edge19 » Thu May 22, 2014 8:11 am

Hi windfreak,
Yes I'll post some in a bit. I've gone down the make a pattern, mould then infuse route.

I made two front wings one at 60cm and one at 75cm a fusalage and rear wing. The mast will be last. Two wing sizes smallest first but then thought for light wind and my weight near 100kg with wet suit.
But I think the 60 cm will be good enough.

I'll stick some pics up later
Cheers


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