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by BWD
Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Cloud Kites A Caution
Replies: 25
Views: 1557

Re: Cloud Kites A Caution

Plummet I not only fly clouds, I live in Virginia, and I must take exception to your remarks. There is some irony in the fact that we are confronted with an entity which prides itself in hacking together odd diy combos of old surfboards, hydrofoils, and prosthetic aquatic rodent appendages, yet has ...
by BWD
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Cloud Kites A Caution
Replies: 25
Views: 1557

Re: Cloud Kites A Caution

Everyone has limits in what they can do, and it's too bad BRM can't support international sales, but fellow cloud fliers can help you out if you need it. There is some support available from fellow users via a facebook group and online communities, including this one. If you use a non original repla...
by BWD
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:34 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Make your own Splitboard
Replies: 16
Views: 3456

Re: Make your own Splitboard

Weak, also too complicated, wonder if it would last in salt water.
The forces on a split kiteboard lengthwise, are more than a snowboard side to side.
The snowboard is bridged by the mainly rigid boot, as well as the binding, and the span is much smaller.
by BWD
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Making the home text visual nice - your help and opinion needed
Replies: 42
Views: 1107

Re: Making the home text visual nice - your help and opinion needed

Whatever you do , DO NOT make it lower contrast than it is now, or it will be bad for mobile, bad for "more experienced users" (who might they be ;) ???), and simply harder to read, more often, for more readers.
Just a little touch more contrast would be nice, in fact.
by BWD
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Making the home text visual nice - your help and opinion needed
Replies: 42
Views: 1107

Re: Making the home text visual nice - your help and opinion needed

how about what you have now except no italics for the forum?
Or the "opposite "of evan's idea - darker text for title of post, and lighter for forum (sorry evan ;) )
by BWD
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Help me jump strapless :)
Replies: 14
Views: 814

Re: Help me jump strapless :)

Thoughts come to mind: Good steady wind and good wave direction help a lot. Absent ideal conditions, if you ride a short, wider board it catches the wind well and that helps. If the board does not have a long pointy nose, it is easier to avoid board blowing in wrong direction in the air or rotating ...
by BWD
Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:29 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Fast wave hydrofoiling.
Replies: 40
Views: 2071

Re: Fast wave hydrofoiling.

Sounds like smaller Lifts, zeeko carver, maybe ketos wave xl, something 700-900cm^2....
by BWD
Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Moses Onda is there better for me
Replies: 43
Views: 3409

Re: Moses Onda is there better for me

They were designed for SUP right?
Anyway, no magic wing or kite can make 12-30 plus waves easy, that’s a challenge for anything!
by BWD
Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:52 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Lightweight carbon mast for any wings
Replies: 3
Views: 456

Re: Lightweight carbon mast for any wings

6CEC87AD-D6FA-43C4-BC81-99DC49EE0740.jpeg ...already on market, weight about same, 5cm longer at 70cm, thickness 11mm at fuse, 14mm at base . There are others out there too. I applaud the project, but these are facts. The adaptability to different fuselages and the softer edges are very good featur...
by BWD
Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: High Pressure kite by Bruno Legaignoux
Replies: 155
Views: 17115

Re: High Pressure kite by Bruno Legaignoux

Also if you are going to design a new sport, sell the licence to a bunch of manufacturers to do with as they please in return for the money they just gave you, it’s a bit much to then sit there and point the finger of blame for high costs at the people that paid you. Blaming thier distribution mode...

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