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Re: Mast Lenght - Racing in Flat water

Postby Mossy 757 » Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:05 pm

bacon2109 wrote:
Tue Jun 20, 2017 6:11 pm
nice way to stiffer a mast; @47:30 ----the ketos rider---
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQBY78ad_wA
Nobody at the world cup was on a ketos foil...are you thinking of the tuttle-to-plate adapter used by the Banga riders?

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Re: Mast Lenght - Racing in Flat water

Postby opie » Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:41 pm

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Mossy 757 wrote:
Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:05 pm
bacon2109 wrote:
Tue Jun 20, 2017 6:11 pm
nice way to stiffer a mast; @47:30 ----the ketos rider---
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQBY78ad_wA
Nobody at the world cup was on a ketos foil...are you thinking of the tuttle-to-plate adapter used by the Banga riders?
You can see it at 47:57. It says Ketos on the board and mast and has a giant collar coming down from the plate connection.

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Re: Mast Lenght - Racing in Flat water

Postby SparD » Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:55 am

Mossy 757 wrote:
Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:05 pm
bacon2109 wrote:
Tue Jun 20, 2017 6:11 pm
nice way to stiffer a mast; @47:30 ----the ketos rider---
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQBY78ad_wA
Nobody at the world cup was on a ketos foil...are you thinking of the tuttle-to-plate adapter used by the Banga riders?
Thomas Lombardo was on Kétos ;)

And he used a kf box to plate adapter to add length to the mast.

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Re: Mast Lenght - Racing in Flat water

Postby Mossy 757 » Wed Jun 21, 2017 7:07 pm

shit, my bad!

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Re: Mast Lenght - Racing in Flat water

Postby Pedro Marcos » Wed Jun 21, 2017 7:53 pm

So if wanted to upgrade (or keep but get a bigger one) my 91 mast, should i get the 101 or the 111 (high modulus carbon) ?

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Re: Mast Lenght - Racing in Flat water

Postby Peter_Frank » Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:18 pm

Pedro Marcos wrote:
Wed Jun 21, 2017 7:53 pm
So if wanted to upgrade (or keep but get a bigger one) my 91 mast, should i get the 101 or the 111 (high modulus carbon) ?

Why do you want to change ?

Yes, if into waveriding, a 101 could be just fine (some prefer shorter ones though, not my taste but has to be mentioned...) but your 91 is a great overall length many uses :thumb:

So if not into racing or performance, keep your 91 or go for the 101 if you feel you want a longer one for waves - forget about the 111.

Having both is also an option yes, if you got more fuselages and wings (I am thinking about the very same right now)

8) PF

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Re: Mast Lenght - Racing in Flat water

Postby Pedro Marcos » Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:47 pm

I get some really nasty chop here and i tried a longer mast and it allows you to ride more relaxed and do not concentrate so much if you are getting the wing out of the water or not. My 91 its perfect for flat or small chop (ligghtwinds)

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Re: Mast Lenght - Racing in Flat water

Postby Peter_Frank » Wed Jun 21, 2017 9:37 pm

Pedro Marcos wrote:
Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:47 pm
I get some really nasty chop here and i tried a longer mast and it allows you to ride more relaxed and do not concentrate so much if you are getting the wing out of the water or not. My 91 its perfect for flat or small chop (ligghtwinds)

Aaah, okay, now I understand - exactly why I use 100 cm, besides I love this length in waves too :thumb:

But I would not go as high as 111 though....

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Re: Mast Lenght - Racing in Flat water

Postby Pedro Marcos » Wed Jun 21, 2017 9:49 pm

Why not? :)

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Re: Mast Lenght - Racing in Flat water

Postby cglazier » Thu Jun 22, 2017 3:15 am

I have been hydrofoiling for several years and I have gradually moved to longer masts. I am currently enjoying the Taaroa 100 cm mast and find it easier and more forgiving than shorter ones in any kind of chop or waves.
I have never tried a 110 and am not anxious to do so given that I hear it reduces maneuverability.
Just my opinion.

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