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    I got tired of sanding & re-oiling mine a couple...

    I got tired of sanding & re-oiling mine a couple times of year to keep it from turning grey again. So I sanded it one last time & had it sprayed with Linex truck bed liner with no grit (turns out...
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    LOL, do you have the right forum for this? How...

    LOL, do you have the right forum for this? How many KLR riders do we have here? Check out https://www.rockymountainatvmc.com. I've had pretty good luck getting tires there.
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    Not usually necessary. I think it would make the...

    Not usually necessary. I think it would make the thing sing/vibrate like crazy.
  4. Thread: 10 foot Foil.

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    Looks fine to me. ...

    Looks fine to me.

    http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r169/AirJunky/Shasta%202012/2012-08-31_18-08-26_900.jpg
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    I've been using Traxx pad or Gator Grip for years...

    I've been using Traxx pad or Gator Grip for years too. But some guys didn't like that they don't have a ton of cushion. Usually guys who do big foot stomping front flips.
  6. Thread: Flowbee

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    Saw the title & thought you were gettin a hair...

    Saw the title & thought you were gettin a hair cut...... :laughing:

    Great job!
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    Well, you go there often enough, it happens.

    Well, you go there often enough, it happens.
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    He wouldn't the only one to leave DNA in Parker. ...

    He wouldn't the only one to leave DNA in Parker. :laughing:
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    Vesely has a history with big over rotated front...

    Vesely has a history with big over rotated front flips getting on video. Even winning awards for it. The guy definitely pays his dues.
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    Awesome video! Two thumbs way up!

    Awesome video! Two thumbs way up!
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    My winter mod list.... - new Grant steering...

    My winter mod list....
    - new Grant steering wheel... the marine version that looks like the stock Malibu Isotta.
    - replace existing subwoofer. Moved the heater vent & snorkel into the kick plate....
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    https://youtu.be/VwnW-mMbZfs

    https://youtu.be/VwnW-mMbZfs
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    Klarich told us that when he was trying to learn...

    Klarich told us that when he was trying to learn a Tic Toc, he stuck the foil in the seat in backwards first. He said it did ride, but didn't fly well. Eventually he landed like 2 Tic Tocs out of a...
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    Hahaha, nice.

    Hahaha, nice.
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    Thanks to EPA manufacturing standards inside the...

    Thanks to EPA manufacturing standards inside the US, and issues importing products from overseas, the foam we have today is what we have. Hopefully they can work with those standards to come up with...
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    Haha, NICE! Gotta love those winter invasions...

    Haha, NICE! Gotta love those winter invasions when the locals run & hide. Looks like you guys had some fun.

    BTW, I found more about you clowns on River Dave's site too. ...
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    Kelson... you suck. :laughing:

    Kelson... you suck. :laughing:
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    Yea, he was the first to attach a foil to a...

    Yea, he was the first to attach a foil to a surfboard... which didn't hold up. Attaching a foil to a wakeboard had been done numerous times. And now days he's using what is essentially a kiteboard...
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    Yep, your right Joey. Mack & Ron Stack were...

    Yep, your right Joey. Mack & Ron Stack were riding a foil board on the Parker Strip in the early 1990s. Jake Kinnison & Bobby Taylor were landing backrolls & 360s before Laird was ever taught how to...
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    Same river

    Same river
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    Wow, that sucks. New Braunfels, TX. Wasn't...

    Wow, that sucks.

    New Braunfels, TX. Wasn't there a ton of flooding & losses in that same area a few years ago? When we have winds or floods here, we pull out boats out of the lake. Do they not...
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    I've never heard of anyone who could do jumps &...

    I've never heard of anyone who could do jumps & flips in only 2 hours of riding a foil. A $5000 foil will definitely be better, but I don't think it would be so much that you'll be landing things in...
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    There are circlips in both ends of the axle. One...

    There are circlips in both ends of the axle. One of the circlips needs to be removed (carefully), then you can tap the axle itself out.
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    Jake tells me that Pete is heading up to Redding...

    Jake tells me that Pete is heading up to Redding to pick it up & test ride it. Not sure if that will be on Shasta or down at Pine Flats, but maybe you can hook up with him to check it out.
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    I brought the Arc 40 with an Apex front & Aero...

    I brought the Arc 40 with an Apex front & Aero rear wing. I rode it for about 3 rides before bringing it, then it spent the weekend on Wendy's boat & Lee's boat.

    The Apex front wing has awesome...
  26. I know Klarich & Stack were hitting a Smoke &...

    I know Klarich & Stack were hitting a Smoke & Mirrors in around 1996...... not sure I'd call it a mobe though. It is a wrapped roll, but no spin.
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    Awesome video! http://vimeo.com/140752871

    Awesome video!

    http://vimeo.com/140752871
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    I use the handles with lock nuts & while I check...

    I use the handles with lock nuts & while I check to make sure things are tight pretty much every ride, I only find them loose every once in a while.

    The advantage of using the handles is I don't...
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    When you can afford it. The best way to...

    When you can afford it.

    The best way to progress is to ride with people who are better than you. Take a family vacation to one of the various events in the US or Canada. Unfortunately it's pretty...
  30. Thread: anodizing

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    3 months is really soon to be fading. But red in...

    3 months is really soon to be fading. But red in just about ANY finish fades badly........ paint, gelcoat, powdercoat, ano, etc. The only other color even close is yellow.
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    The thin rope pieces are what took Freeman's 2...

    The thin rope pieces are what took Freeman's 2 fingers. Most ropes I've ever used have those sections of rope in the V of the handle enclosed in plastic tubing to protect from this happening. When...
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    I usually get 2 or 3 yrs at most out of a handle,...

    I usually get 2 or 3 yrs at most out of a handle, especially anything with a soft rubber grip.
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    No jump on the first couple. Looked like your...

    No jump on the first couple. Looked like your rolling right on the surface of the water.

    Then when you did get a jump in there, you rolled at the same rate. Are you spotting your landing at all?...
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    T-bars will fit in that seat. But you will need...

    T-bars will fit in that seat. But you will need to remove the spacers in the middle for them.
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    Awesome video!
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    I just rode the Aero with the Apex on the Arc40...

    I just rode the Aero with the Apex on the Arc40 yesterday. The things I noticed about the setup: much slower vertically than my Fling/Max Air/LE38 setup. Once you get the timing right on the dip...
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    I have SS's lightweight LE board. It's not CF,...

    I have SS's lightweight LE board. It's not CF, but definitely lighter than many other boards. And stronger too. And a LOT less expensive.

    The way I look at it, I would rather have super strong,...
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    SS developed the flat board for a couple reasons,...

    SS developed the flat board for a couple reasons, to increase strength (it's thicker, so more room for more layup inside), and to decrease the splash in the face. The ironic thing is that some riders...
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    Early SS boards were thinner & weaker than the...

    Early SS boards were thinner & weaker than the newer ones. I broke mine too. I did the fender washer mod on another SS board that had sucked the bolts thru & it lasted like another year but did...
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    Murph looked into doing this back when he owned...

    Murph looked into doing this back when he owned SkySki. Not sure he didn't do it at the time.

    I've owned a couple of CF paddles for paddleboarding. Broke them both. The paddle I use now is made...
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    Nice. I bet that is a chore to drill a hole that...

    Nice. I bet that is a chore to drill a hole that long, and not get 1/8" off at some point. DOH! Would ruin an otherwise perfect t-bar.
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    Hoping to bring an Arc40 to Apache Lake with me...

    Hoping to bring an Arc40 to Apache Lake with me in a couple weeks. It'll be available for others to ride. Ideally you will be able to plug this baby into your own board & seat & take it for a spin....
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    Looks like Darcy has a DD40 listed for sale here...

    Looks like Darcy has a DD40 listed for sale here. He has pics of the 4 holes drilled thru from the top. So how far down do the holes go? And does it make a big difference in weight?
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    The only galvanizing I've seen was rough. ...

    The only galvanizing I've seen was rough.
    Teflon isn't very tough.
    And titanium is way expensive.
    Didn't Foiltech drill out the middle of a 7000 t-bar at some point?
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    Not sure if it would work (ie; be strong enough &...

    Not sure if it would work (ie; be strong enough & lighter).

    But be aware that it will rust. Any any coating to protect it (powdercoat or paint) have pretty much been thrown out already as they...
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    Shea, that's what it'll be like chattin with...

    Shea, that's what it'll be like chattin with Murphy. Tell him I sent ya.
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    SkySki is up in Redding. They don't do much used...

    SkySki is up in Redding. They don't do much used stuff, but are usually glad to take you out on test rides or lessons.

    Or Murphy is down in SoCal. He sells on Ebay under the name Skykle1 & always...
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    Right on. Not much to work out when the landings...

    Right on. Not much to work out when the landings are that clean! Only issue I would point out is that your not jumping much. Get some air under it & I think they will be more fun for you.

    By the...
  49. Thread: Knee pad?

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    Ha! Sorry about that. I'll work on keeping my war...

    Ha! Sorry about that. I'll work on keeping my war stories to a minimum..... hahahahaha, maybe not.

    It's been a few years since I've seen Jay & the family. Lookin forward to seeing everyone at...
  50. Thread: Knee pad?

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    Yea, I have my fair share. But I don't have a Toe...

    Yea, I have my fair share. But I don't have a Toe Boat! :laughing:
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