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WH Lithuania
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Local Beach: Melnragė, Elektrėnai, Vievis
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Style: wave, hydrofoil
Gear: Ozone hyperlink 12m. Ozone Chrono V3 UL 13m. 5,5m and 8m BWS Aeneema. Tons of GoFoil, Moses, Takuma foils. BWS Mulcoy Pro 6'0.

Re: Hand Shaped Beauty

Postby WH Lithuania » Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:06 pm

TomW wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:50 pm
Wow- gonna be slippery when wet! dont drop that beauty- super work! Weight ?

Be interested to know how the spoon bottom works
I'm not sure what do I want more - ride it or keep the look as it is forever.

Weight starts from a bit more than 2kg of those boards, but I asked for zero flex so the shaper made all the reinforcements and the weight went up.

Hopefully will get a chance to try it so it will be more clear how this bottom works, but I'm pretty sure it works great.

WH Lithuania
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Local Beach: Melnragė, Elektrėnai, Vievis
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Style: wave, hydrofoil
Gear: Ozone hyperlink 12m. Ozone Chrono V3 UL 13m. 5,5m and 8m BWS Aeneema. Tons of GoFoil, Moses, Takuma foils. BWS Mulcoy Pro 6'0.

Re: Hand Shaped Beauty

Postby WH Lithuania » Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:36 pm

It flies even better than it looks.
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Sometimes it flies next to me.
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It dates only with Moses.
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Credits: https://www.facebook.com/inna.bruzhyenye

cwood
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Re: Hand Shaped Beauty

Postby cwood » Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:02 pm

Beautiful

Foil
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Re: Hand Shaped Beauty

Postby Foil » Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:49 am

great photo on the water!
but spill the beans,
did you add yourself to the first photo, or delete yourself?
I can see its the same foil on water photo as the "bow" waves are the same shape, so it now looks like a spot the detached rider.
I think you detached yourself.
clever stuff though.

WH Lithuania
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Local Beach: Melnragė, Elektrėnai, Vievis
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Style: wave, hydrofoil
Gear: Ozone hyperlink 12m. Ozone Chrono V3 UL 13m. 5,5m and 8m BWS Aeneema. Tons of GoFoil, Moses, Takuma foils. BWS Mulcoy Pro 6'0.

Re: Hand Shaped Beauty

Postby WH Lithuania » Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:12 am

Foil wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:49 am
great photo on the water!
but spill the beans,
did you add yourself to the first photo, or delete yourself?
I can see its the same foil on water photo as the "bow" waves are the same shape, so it now looks like a spot the detached rider.
I think you detached yourself.
clever stuff though.
It's way better. I just pumped way too big kite for that day and sudden gust just pulled me away. The board is so well balanced that the foil keeps riding on it's own whenever I get pulled from the board.

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Gear: Moses T38 full carbon Ltd edition. number 3 and number 56.
101cmMoses Carbon mast
Moses- 633 wave wing and stab
Moses 2018 637 race wing and stab,
Moses wings 590 and 548
Ozone Reo 6/8/9/10/12/
Nobile 50/50 twin tip
North 2018 click bars
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Re: Hand Shaped Beauty

Postby Foil » Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:27 am

then that is a fantastic picture,
but I would have thought the board would shoot up and clear of the surface.
and that would make a good picture as well.

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Re: Hand Shaped Beauty

Postby Europ2 » Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:39 pm

TomW wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:50 pm
Be interested to know how the spoon bottom works
It is called a... belly bottom. It smooths the touch downs as the energy is not transferred perpendicularly to the water like would do a flat surface bottom which receives a kick-back..
You can try this (not in your bathtub :-? obviously) : first hit the water violently with the flat of your palm, hand wide open. Then same speed with your hand holding a nice round pebble.....

WH Lithuania
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Local Beach: Melnragė, Elektrėnai, Vievis
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Style: wave, hydrofoil
Gear: Ozone hyperlink 12m. Ozone Chrono V3 UL 13m. 5,5m and 8m BWS Aeneema. Tons of GoFoil, Moses, Takuma foils. BWS Mulcoy Pro 6'0.

Re: Hand Shaped Beauty

Postby WH Lithuania » Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:43 pm

Black & White
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jonysan
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Re: Hand Shaped Beauty

Postby jonysan » Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:10 pm

Beautiful photo, Evolution from a Flint Axe .

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Re: Hand Shaped Beauty

Postby plummet » Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:24 am

Sex on a stick!


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