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    Looks to me like you just need to hold on to the...

    Looks to me like you just need to hold on to the rope.LOL
    Seriously, Spot the water. As soon as you spot the water Regrab the rope with your outside hand and land it. With two hands on the rope the...
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    Hot means a lot of lift. With more lift you will...

    Hot means a lot of lift. With more lift you will have to push on your feet more when cutting just to keep the foil down. I have a friend I ride with that his ski has a lot of lift. Great for him as...
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    Pretty much what the previous two posts say. Your...

    Pretty much what the previous two posts say. Your Seat tower and board are fine. Almost any Tbar on the market will fit your tower except for the A/C stealth. I have a LE 38 with Max Air front...
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    Looks REAL good for an old cast tbar and wings!...

    Looks REAL good for an old cast tbar and wings! Prob your only chance is to Upgrade your Tbar and Wings
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    Click on this link. The 6th post has a tutorial...

    Click on this link. The 6th post has a tutorial from 7-8 years ago that helped me a lot with my gainers and my rolls. It's the only way I could figure out to show it to you. I am not a compooter...
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    At 40 degrees and just beginning to do gainers....

    At 40 degrees and just beginning to do gainers. you will probably always "roll" out of the gainer which makes it a roll. I would suggest holding on to the rope with two hands from that angle and just...
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    I assume it will just bolt right up and work? If...

    I assume it will just bolt right up and work? If so I will take it steven_black@rtelco.net 919-742-5681 W, 919-548-2988 Cell Thanks Steven B
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    Thanks for the help. We have a 1987 "2001"...

    Thanks for the help. We have a 1987 "2001" Nautique. PP was installed in 2006, Wakeboard Pro w/3 line display with a paddle wheel. We run it in RPM mode all the time. Mark @ PP said I could upgrade...
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    Perfect Pass Question

    Have a Perfect Pass on our boat that has gone haywire. I have to go through the whole initial setup every time I turn it on. PP says my memory chip is bad. 250-550 bucks to fix. My question is can I...
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    What kind of rope are you using. You need a...

    What kind of rope are you using. You need a Non-stretch rope. I f you use a regular rope, the recoil can make crashes worse! Also, post a video, then when can see what you need to change. I wear a...
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    I cant find anything from this morn. But here is...

    I cant find anything from this morn. But here is a you tube vid from last year.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVpila9fAaQ

    The news anchors expression this morn was priceless!
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    Foils on National news this morn

    Had a segment on FOX national news this morn. Said they were putting on a ski show on the Potomac today at 1:00. Showed two or three different guys on foils. Anyone else see it? Know who they were?...
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    Your speed is kind of like riding a bike. To slow...

    Your speed is kind of like riding a bike. To slow and you have to swerve back and forth with the handle bars to keep up right. Sky ski same way. I would slowly get to 20mph.. I ride at 22.
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    My dad learned to ride when he was 58. He is now...

    My dad learned to ride when he was 58. He is now 68 and can land Gainers and Rolls all day long. Most of us are just like you, we started out with little help other than video and just took a beating...
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    Helmet. That way when you tell your 6 year old...

    Helmet. That way when you tell your 6 year old kid he has to wear a helmet while riding the Sky SKi, He wants to be just like daddy and gives you no grief. He is now 11 and wears his helmet while Sky...
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    That is how you get them started. Get videos...

    That is how you get them started. Get videos because they will do some of the funniest things will in your lap... Great thing is they are riding, bad thing is your riding time by yourself has just...
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    Here is a link to the Lucas oil Slick Mist. Works...

    Here is a link to the Lucas oil Slick Mist. Works great on tbar after polishing to remove residue. Also great for your boat and car....
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    If I have dings or nicks I will sand them with...

    If I have dings or nicks I will sand them with 400-500. I use 3M automotive Wet-Dry sandpaper. When I am doing nicks I'll wrap the paper long ways around a paint paddle (old painters trick, cheap...
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    I remember seeing a vid of one of these years...

    I remember seeing a vid of one of these years ago. I think that the amount of drag was the biggest complaint. And of course falling from 10 feet in the air can't feel to good either.LOL Steven B
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    I have a Snap-on variable speed angle...

    I have a Snap-on variable speed angle grinder\polisher that i use to polish our foils. Does a great job at around 2500-3000 RPMs ( the slower the better). Mothers works fine for me. If the tarnish is...
  21. Zach and Jeff Stutts (07vrideblue) had this...

    Zach and Jeff Stutts (07vrideblue) had this problem on their AC tower. A friend of theirs had a tower and it rode fine. He saw that the difference was that Nates swivels were bent and that made the...
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    Welcome back to foiling and Thank you for your...

    Welcome back to foiling and Thank you for your service. Foiling has really changed since your AC was made. Both AC and SkySki have some great products and there are other companies in the game now...
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    I just looked at the Airchair website and it...

    I just looked at the Airchair website and it shows all of the items that are reduced. http://www.airchair.com/
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    Air chair sale!

    From the looks of the Airchair web site, everything is on sale. Just in time for Christmas.
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    Yep! What they said. Leaning back will get you no...

    Yep! What they said. Leaning back will get you no where fast. the leaning back before the foil enters the water is causing the over rotation. Just work on that. To me you are trying them in "Roll...
  26. Thread: Kids Foils

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    My son was 6 I when I through his first ski...

    My son was 6 I when I through his first ski together. AIr Chair Stealth. I bought a new kids tower from SkySki and a custom belt from CinchMax. All I had to do was drill a few holes for the AC tbar....
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    I'd say that's a great start. Now when ya coming...

    I'd say that's a great start. Now when ya coming to Badin to show me and Zach what to do?????????
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    Not wanting to change the subject or steal the...

    Not wanting to change the subject or steal the thread, but what kind of Camera setup do you have. Vids look really good.
    Steven B
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    Never could do a gainer on a trampoline....

    Never could do a gainer on a trampoline. Trampoline hurts worse than water. I can do a front flip on a tramp, but aint happening on the foil.LOL
    Steven B
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    What Arm said is right. Just tell him that you...

    What Arm said is right. Just tell him that you cannot lean back before the foil exits the water. When he gets to doing gainers and still leans back it will cause the foil to over rotate and you go...
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    If you are uncomfortable with the advanced just...

    If you are uncomfortable with the advanced just put the beginner back on. Put a smaller wedge in the advanced. Advanced blade makes the ski "faster" and requires foot pressure. Once youe get used to...
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    From the looks of the video, just do exactly what...

    From the looks of the video, just do exactly what you are doing. The speed did seem to be a little fast, but as a former AC Stealth rider your speed will tend to be a little faster than those that...
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    Rob. Planning on coming to Badin in the morn. Not...

    Rob. Planning on coming to Badin in the morn. Not sure about schedule but if crowded may wait till later in the day to ride. Should be there rest of week till Sat. Steven
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    Come to the Nationals at the end of the month and...

    Come to the Nationals at the end of the month and check out Greensboro at the same time. (What a great excuse) Alot of people that work in Greensboro live in the High Point/ Archdale area.
    Steven B
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    Rob. Not sure if i'll get there this weekend but....

    Rob. Not sure if i'll get there this weekend but. should get there for the 4th - 7th or so. Come by camper. Were is your place at Badin Shores?
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    Yea, You were down below the Wildlife boat ramp....

    Yea, You were down below the Wildlife boat ramp. Allen York lives on the right going into the cove. He and his wife just had a baby so they are busy. When you come from Fish Tales and go back to...
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    Where are you riding. I couldn't find you either...

    Where are you riding. I couldn't find you either day. If you see us just flag us down. We are the only "2001" nautique with a sky ski on the lake.
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    Rob I am planning on being at Badin this Saturday...

    Rob I am planning on being at Badin this Saturday if all goes well. Your speed should be 12-15, tower doesnt matter (we learned behind a pontoon) rope length has more to do with your wake and where...
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    Yep Rob. Be more than happy to help. As soon as...

    Yep Rob. Be more than happy to help. As soon as my sons baseball is over we will be over almost every weekend. My dad(Ronnie) will prob be over this weekend. He or Jeff Stutts will help anyway they...
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    The pricing is not all Sky SKi, Air Chair or any...

    The pricing is not all Sky SKi, Air Chair or any other manufacture's fault. The price of metal and aluminum is through the roof. Scrap at our local yard is bringing .12 cents a pound and they say it...
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    I found this on the ESAB website. And found it...

    I found this on the ESAB website. And found it interesteing.

    How Do I Weld 2024 and 7075?

    http://www.foilforum.com/media/icon_print.png http://www.foilforum.com/media/icon_mail.png

    Q - I...
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    Marsh Auto Parts in Siler City NC specializes in...

    Marsh Auto Parts in Siler City NC specializes in JEEP. Not really sure what you are looking for but they have mainly salvage parts. If you call ask for Charlie or Brad, they both have tried to ride...
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    That's Scary!!!!!! Air temps for SAt are showing...

    That's Scary!!!!!!
    Air temps for SAt are showing to be in the upper 50's.
    ...
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    Thats great. Then make plans to be there...

    Thats great. Then make plans to be there Halloween weekend for the Boo at Belews. THere should be quite a few foilers on the water Fri-Sun. There is a thread under Fly-ins and competitions with...
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    Excessive heat is what causes the polish to cake...

    Excessive heat is what causes the polish to cake up, so I tend to disagree with the heat theory, but thats just me.
    The best way by far from my experience is to invest in a 7" variable speed...
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    Jeff Stutts (o7vrideblue) just put them on his...

    Jeff Stutts (o7vrideblue) just put them on his B39, I rode it over the weekend and it rides just as good as my LE38 with Max air. Has very little drag and very "Poppy". I couldn't believe the...
  47. Thread: How fast???

    by ncskysier
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    Badin was Slick Glass all day Sunday. Nobody out...

    Badin was Slick Glass all day Sunday. Nobody out but 07VrideBlue and Us. Water temps are still ok.
    Steven B
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    May need more info here. YOu have an AC stealth i...

    May need more info here. YOu have an AC stealth i asume. Which rear wing do you have on it? Begginer or Advance. Make sure you have the correct shims for the wing. Learning on an AC myself, they ride...
  49. Thread: Boat Setup

    by ncskysier
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    I do most of my tricks in the flats so there is...

    I do most of my tricks in the flats so there is advantage for me. I would think if you were a 50 plus frame rider it would make a difference. Most people I know use the ballast tanks to level the...
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    Travis, I have an extra AC board if u need to use...

    Travis, I have an extra AC board if u need to use it until to figure out what u are going to do. It has a slot cut in it for when Aaron used it but shouldnt matter. Steven B
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