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Nielshm
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Mount foil on board - Advice

Postby Nielshm » Sat Jan 11, 2014 8:24 am

So Spotz foil is ordered, but I want to mount it on a regular kiteboard (North wave) but where do I find the right location. On most photos I can see it's somewhere just I front of the rear foot strap. Is there any science to this or do I just copy the distance from the rear foot strap on a Spotz board and use it on mine?
Thx Niels

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Re: Mount foil on board - Advice

Postby lander » Sat Jan 11, 2014 8:42 am

The distance from the strap to the box on the spotz board should work with every board. If you dont have the distance I can messure what I have if interest.

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Re: Mount foil on board - Advice

Postby Nielshm » Tue Jan 14, 2014 4:25 am

Hej Lander

Yes, please. Would appreciate a measurement from center of back strap to center of Tuttle box.

Thanks

Niels

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Re: Mount foil on board - Advice

Postby cglazier » Tue Jan 14, 2014 5:27 am

Nielshm wrote:Would appreciate a measurement from center of back strap to center of Tuttle box.

On my board the centre of the Spotz Tuttle box is
- 40 cm from the back of the board
- 20 cm from the centre of the back footstrap
- 47 cm from the centres of the front footstaps

I find this well balanced.

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Re: Mount foil on board - Advice

Postby lander » Tue Jan 14, 2014 8:54 am

Nielshm wrote:Hej Lander

Yes, please. Would appreciate a measurement from center of back strap to center of Tuttle box.

Thanks

Niels


This is from where I have my footstrap:
From the center of the backstrap to center of tuttlebox there are 20 cm. and
From the front insert of the backfootstrap to the back hole of the tuttlebox there are 6,5 cm.

Good luck
Lander

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Re: Mount foil on board - Advice

Postby stefaans » Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:17 pm

positionSpotz.jpg


This is the info from Spotz!!! JPG attached. We have found it a bit better with the front straps a bit more forward than this JPG.

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Re: Mount foil on board - Advice

Postby lezo » Wed Jan 15, 2014 11:44 pm

Yes, the distance from the front strap is the only important parameter. The recommendation of Jerome, the shaper of Spotz went up from 27 to 32 cms, I agree that a bit even more will not hurt.


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