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Crossing from Fuerte to Lobos and back on my new mast

Postby gmb13 » Tue Mar 18, 2014 11:25 pm

Hi guys and girls,

I finally got our first production mast out of the mold. I went testing it on the weekend.

I am really happy with what we have made. Really resistant to ventilation and even less drag than our previous masts.

I cannot wait till we get the new wing moulds!



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Re: Crossing from Fuerte to Lobos and back on my new mast

Postby Hawaiis » Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:54 am

Nice!!!

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Re: Crossing from Fuerte to Lobos and back on my new mast

Postby Tone » Wed Mar 19, 2014 9:32 am

Very fast! 31mph average! :)

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Re: Crossing from Fuerte to Lobos and back on my new mast

Postby Europ2 » Wed Mar 19, 2014 9:59 am

Just noticing that your water swirl seems high on the strut / mast (mostly 50 to 60% of mast height).

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Re: Crossing from Fuerte to Lobos and back on my new mast

Postby gmb13 » Wed Mar 19, 2014 10:49 am

Looks more like 30% ;-)

But all jokes aside it is significantly lower than our previous model and if you have a look at some other videos it's way lower than on the sword and makaira, so I think I can live with that for now.

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Re: Crossing from Fuerte to Lobos and back on my new mast

Postby Atte » Wed Mar 19, 2014 3:52 pm

Looks good

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Re: Crossing from Fuerte to Lobos and back on my new mast

Postby flying grandpa » Wed Mar 19, 2014 10:48 pm

gmb13 wrote: Really resistant to ventilation and even less drag than our previous masts.
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Rides much better than the one I was using two years ago. :congrats:
What is the hight of the mast now?
The ventilation looks like you have a scratch in that place, as it happens in the same place.
Wonder what was your max speed.
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Re: Crossing from Fuerte to Lobos and back on my new mast

Postby calvin_1 » Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:11 pm

Mounted on a Firewire Vanguard? Surf or kiteedition, which size?
Just coincedent or is there a reason you chose that one instead of one of your own designs? Or am I totaly wrong and it is one of your designs?

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Re: Crossing from Fuerte to Lobos and back on my new mast

Postby gmb13 » Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:45 pm

calvin_1 wrote:Mounted on a Firewire Vanguard? Surf or kiteedition, which size?
Just coincedent or is there a reason you chose that one instead of one of your own designs? Or am I totaly wrong and it is one of your designs?


This is my own design. Totally different scoop-rocker and construction to the Tomo board.

I use this as it works extremely well as a Foilboard, as it has Volume, Width, Flat Rocker and Beveled Rails in the front. And it also rocks in the Wave without a Foil.

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Re: Crossing from Fuerte to Lobos and back on my new mast

Postby coleman » Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:19 pm

gmb13 wrote:
calvin_1 wrote:Mounted on a Firewire Vanguard? Surf or kiteedition, which size?
Just coincedent or is there a reason you chose that one instead of one of your own designs? Or am I totaly wrong and it is one of your designs?


This is my own design. Totally different scoop-rocker and construction to the Tomo board.

I use this as it works extremely well as a Foilboard, as it has Volume, Width, Flat Rocker and Beveled Rails in the front. And it also rocks in the Wave without a Foil.

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hey gunnar,

i have a suitable surf shape (nugget) for mounting a foil. with the mounting plate on most boards not being flush to the board, does this affect the regular performance at all when not using it for foil?


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