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Re: Lift introduces electric foil!

Postby K3rM1t » Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:52 pm

At $5k, these would have sold like Bacon.

At $12,500 they might sell a few to Richard Branson and the rest of us get to wait until someone finds a way to make this at a better price.

I would have thrown $5k at these guys faster than the ATM could spit it out.

For $12k I'd rather have a waverunner or new motorcycle. That's serious cash.

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Re: Lift introduces electric foil!

Postby palmbeacher » Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:41 pm

skideeppow wrote:
Tue Apr 04, 2017 6:07 pm
palmbeacher wrote:
Mon Apr 03, 2017 1:26 pm
My guess is $5000 USD+
I called lift, i also thought 5k. Try $12,500.

I know we are an affluent demographic, but i cant see paying this much for that. Might as well get a jet boat. Too bad, i was super psyched for it.
Wow, my 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee with leather seating and low mileage cost me $15k... For that price you can buy new 6,8,10,12,14m kites and 2 foil boards and still have money in your pocket.

I guess wind is priceless :D

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Re: Lift introduces electric foil!

Postby longwhitecloud » Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:44 pm

12.5k game over, ah well someone else will make some hopefully less expensive than a car...

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Re: Lift introduces electric foil!

Postby kiterocky » Tue Apr 04, 2017 10:18 pm

Come on...its not possible 12000...prize will be maybe 2 3000

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Re: Lift introduces electric foil!

Postby pikovsg » Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:57 pm

It's 12000

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Re: Lift introduces electric foil!

Postby fun2kite » Wed Apr 05, 2017 12:49 am

They can keep it @ $12k ! I think they may have taken JetPack and integrated it into the board.
Any DIY guys on this forum can do it cheaper ?

buy the jet pack and figure out how attach to a stock foil?
Maybe replace stab with enjine ride on front wing only plus jet as ur stab ? (Other thread is discussing monofoils)

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Re: Lift introduces electric foil!

Postby fun2kite » Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:05 am

fun2kite wrote:
Wed Apr 05, 2017 12:49 am
They can keep it @ $12k ! I think they may have taken JetPack and integrated it into the board.
Any DIY guys on this forum can do it cheaper ?

Maybe try buy the jet pack and figure out how attach to a stock foil?
Would it work if one to replace stabiliszer with jet-engine and ride on front wing only. Use jet engine as a stab ? (Other thread is discussing monofoils). If riding on a front wing only is easily possible, and the engine's thrust kind of return some of the stability lost by removing the stab.. (or does it? ) , then maybe a new generation of e-foils would be a monofoil with an engine replacing the stub?

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Re: Lift introduces electric foil!

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Re: Lift introduces electric foil!

Postby Starsky » Thu May 11, 2017 12:18 pm

https://youtu.be/1yEmtz4ZVMM


Nice to see the start up. No tow up required, just pull the trigger and stand up once its stable.

One hour of fun ride time ain't bad either.

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Re: Lift introduces electric foil!

Postby BWD » Thu May 11, 2017 12:54 pm

As ridiculous as the price:utility function is, 1 hour of use commands some respect, when we are so often hit with "amazing" "disruptive" new machines that only work for 5 or 10 minutes. At least they produce something you could actually use...


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