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Postby LONG » Tue Jan 28, 2014 6:05 am


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Re: New entry

Postby Hawaiis » Tue Jan 28, 2014 7:31 am

price?
look similar to
KFA
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Re: New entry

Postby Tone » Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:34 am

Hawaiis wrote:price?
look similar to
KFA


Which looks similar to the Sword/Alpine foils.

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Re: New entry

Postby Hawaiis » Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:08 pm

Which looks like the free blue print from Phezulu
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Re: New entry

Postby Tone » Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:16 pm

Hawaiis wrote:Which looks like the free blue print from Phezulu


Exactly :)

I hope to have my version finished soon.

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Re: New entry

Postby lander » Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:20 pm



Interesting - Looks really nice!! Thanks for posting

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Re: New entry

Postby tkettlepoint » Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:41 pm

I think it is at the point with the different brands out there .. there really isn't much you can do to change it up. Looks a lot like the sword body, franky's wings

The body is a prefect foil shape as well for the low drag race end of the foil world. To come up with something totally different is going to take a lot of R&D. It isn't just a matter of slaping carbon down without the layup or it will twist and flex like no other. There is some other space age stuff coming on the market so you never know what is coming next

I think Carafino and MHL are on the right direction with the cost effective foils for the general public. For the Racers they want the fastest they can get and price is unlimited 90% of the time for speed. It cost money to go fast.
It is going to come down to cost of foils to the end buyer

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Re: New entry

Postby Bille » Wed Jan 29, 2014 2:02 pm

tkettlepoint wrote:...

I think Carafino and MHL are on the right direction with the cost effective foils for the general public.
...

It cost money to go fast.
It is going to come down to cost of foils to the end buyer

just my 2cent

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YES :thumb:
And Hell YES :thumb: :thumb:

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Re: New entry

Postby C A R A F I N O 2014 » Thu Jan 30, 2014 9:48 am

tkettlepoint wrote:I think it is at the point with the different brands out there .. there really isn't much you can do to change it up. Looks a lot like the sword body, franky's wings

The body is a prefect foil shape as well for the low drag race end of the foil world. To come up with something totally different is going to take a lot of R&D. It isn't just a matter of slaping carbon down without the layup or it will twist and flex like no other. There is some other space age stuff coming on the market so you never know what is coming next

I think Carafino and MHL are on the right direction with the cost effective foils for the general public. For the Racers they want the fastest they can get and price is unlimited 90% of the time for speed. It cost money to go fast.
It is going to come down to cost of foils to the end buyer

just my 2cent

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Yes, I checked with Ludovic, new owner of Sword and they confirm it is a copy of their brand. However, they confirm the aqua dynamics of the foil are not correct due to the changes KFA made to conceal the copy. I guess they will have to test the race ability on the course.

Will see.


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