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  1. Hi Cole, Right now you are riding a Huffy and...

    Hi Cole,

    Right now you are riding a Huffy and asking if a carbon fiber Specialized S-Works will make you a better rider. The new high end equipment is far superior and will allow you to go way...
  2. Thread: Foil Porn

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    That would be great John, I will be back in about...

    That would be great John, I will be back in about a month. I will post a pic of the other new ski I put together later this week (it has a black on black RP3 board). I'm hoping to get out and ride...
  3. Thread: Foil Porn

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    I went with an Airchair MV40, from what I...

    I went with an Airchair MV40, from what I understand the bindings are MM prototypes. I have a couple of pairs of the bindings, this one has buckles for the wrap strap the other pair has velcro wraps.
  4. Thread: Foil Porn

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    I wish you were coming to Hawaii but you will be...

    I wish you were coming to Hawaii but you will be in for a treat, Park City still has about 10' of snow. That will be great for the lakes this summer!
  5. Thread: Foil Porn

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    A new ride for the year, thanks Marty for helping...

    A new ride for the year, thanks Marty for helping me acquire this ski and new RP3 board (not sure how it rides yet but it looks even better in person)!

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    Two questions, Did the leading edge have a...

    Two questions,

    Did the leading edge have a flat spot or just the rounded edge (vs the other wing that breaks sharply)?

    Have you rode it since filing the flat edge out and if so how does it ride...
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    I just bought a few new RP3 boards from Marty...

    I just bought a few new RP3 boards from Marty (N2Orbit) to give them a try. I traded him a used AC board (Woody) that is really good condition (barely even used). I still have it so if you can work...
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    I have been thinking of ordering one to try it...

    I have been thinking of ordering one to try it out, when you add the board to the cart it shows the weight as 3.0 KG (6.62 Pounds).
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    I want to paint a tbar

    I have always wanted to have a super bright yellow tbar (phonebook yellow) and that would not be possible with ano. I know the look I am going for would only be possible if I painted one using a...
  10. I would agree, $800-$1000 in the shape it looks...

    I would agree, $800-$1000 in the shape it looks to be in.
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    I would never "think" I had too many skis! Just...

    I would never "think" I had too many skis! Just offering to help a fellow foiler get the best ski for him. That said, I am down a few skis and hope the manufacturers are working on some new...
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    I agree that the INXS for $3,500 would be a good...

    I agree that the INXS for $3,500 would be a good deal and a major upgrade from what you have been riding. If you go that direction you might want to upgrade a few parts in the future (mostly for...
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    I recognize that foil, glad you had fun and...

    I recognize that foil, glad you had fun and thanks for the gift (I'll put it to good use)!
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    Aloha from Kauai, there are a couple of us (old...

    Aloha from Kauai, there are a couple of us (old guys) that foil over here. I live here about half of the year and foil on the beautiful and fresh water Wailua River. Nice to know that there is an...
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    I like this one Eric found and would take one in...

    I like this one Eric found and would take one in black, red and blue!
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    Not a big skull fan either but love Kelson's 50's...

    Not a big skull fan either but love Kelson's 50's Hawaiian hibiscus pattern concept! I would buy one in red and blue if offered.
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    Got it and replied Ralph, Anyone looking to...

    Got it and replied Ralph,

    Anyone looking to foil in Hawaii needs to include Kauai in their trip, other islands have ocean bays you can foil on but Kauai has the only fresh water navigable river...
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    What island?

    What island?
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    Looking good my friend! Your video made me...

    Looking good my friend!

    Your video made me smile and reminded me that while we are all trying to improve, the guys that going over 50 frames (with every combination imaginable) don't have any more...
  20. Thread: kids foil

    by Drossiter
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    Others may chime in but I attempted to build a...

    Others may chime in but I attempted to build a kids foil a few years ago but gave up after a little frustration and then found one built by Skyski for kids on eBay that was almost new. The problem...
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    MV-40 or MV-38

    MV-40 or MV-38
  22. Wow, that is a beauty

    Wow, that is a beauty
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    You should post a price.

    You should post a price.
  24. Thread: Roll Help!

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    Not sure how your last outing went but if you...

    Not sure how your last outing went but if you were not able to pull off an air roll (like you hoped) you may want to consider going for a wake roll. Edging toward the wake won't let you camp or...
  25. Thread: Giro Boat!

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    Ok this look nuts but in fairness, I bet at least...

    Ok this look nuts but in fairness, I bet at least half of the people on this forum would try it (I know I would).
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    Your funny...but might be right :smile:.

    Your funny...but might be right :smile:.
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    IMO, the Raptor is one of the best wings Xtreme...

    IMO, the Raptor is one of the best wings Xtreme ever made. It has good characteristics (stable, handles good and gets good air). As much as I like the Raptor, I equally like the XXX, they are both...
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    IMO, You look like you are struggling because you...

    IMO, You look like you are struggling because you are in gainer territory with line tension. If you are trying to do air rolls don't swing out so far and throw the invert using the line tension to...
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    First off, you got a really good deal! The...

    First off, you got a really good deal! The curved wing is going to be harder (but not impossible) to learn on but before you buy a flat wing, make sure you have the correct shims installed and in...
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    Just about everything will fit the front, the...

    Just about everything will fit the front, the rear will take an adaptor (or correct insert) for your tbar. The best (IMO) front aftermarket wings to consider are N2Orbit Phoenix, Xtreme Black Ops...
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    I agree, stay away from the first generation Air...

    I agree, stay away from the first generation Air Chairs (black molded tower, flat front wing) like the one you showed pictures of, they ride terrible. The 2nd generation Air Chairs called the...
  32. Thread: Hello

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    I would say somewhere between $1,000 to $1,250 is...

    I would say somewhere between $1,000 to $1,250 is what you can expect to get.
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    Thanks Kelson, I will contact him! I just...

    Thanks Kelson, I will contact him! I just finished putting the "Evil Knievel" old school waterskis on my new water ski foil set-up. I will post pics later this week.
  34. Thread: LE38 Pricing

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    I own both an LE38 and an Anser38 and like EricR...

    I own both an LE38 and an Anser38 and like EricR said, "they are known to break", but IMO that is what makes them such a good riding tbar (kind of like the older Foiltech 38 that everybody wants)....
  35. Help starting a vintage hydrofoil collection

    As many of you know, I have a pretty extensive collection of hydrofoils. Most of what I have is newer assemblies of most of the manufacturer's highest performance parts and I have really enjoyed...
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    Bakes, I think your problem starts with the angle...

    Bakes, I think your problem starts with the angle you are taking off at, you are way too flat in the air and then try to flip without any momentum. The best advice I received when learning inverts...
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    IMO the Apex is the softest landing (big) wing...

    IMO the Apex is the softest landing (big) wing available and has a great ride. I also agree with EricR that the DB2 is more powerful that the Apex but also lands softer than most big wings. Either...
  38. I have foiled behind inboards, outboards and jet...

    I have foiled behind inboards, outboards and jet boats/jet skis...the prop wash on all of them causes you to lose lift. Just ski across it and don't stay in it and you will be fine with the AR210. ...
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    Question, "Best nickname you ever been...

    Question, "Best nickname you ever been given"...Answer, "Dada". That says it all, you are a class act Jay and I have appreciated the advice you have given me over the years.
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    Shu, Like other have said, your forum is such...

    Shu,

    Like other have said, your forum is such a great gift to the hydrofoiling community. There are no other sources I know of that could supply the information that is readily available on this...
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    and...the 2nd gen is WAY better than the original...

    and...the 2nd gen is WAY better than the original especially if you have the curved rear wing (that I don't see pictured).
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    I predict Patriots win in overtime.

    I predict Patriots win in overtime.
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    Lake Powell

    Lake Powell
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    Agreed, it is the perfect 50th birthday present...

    Agreed, it is the perfect 50th birthday present to yourself because Hawaii is the 50th State! I will tentatively plan on something for winter 2018, I will find out who would be interested later in...
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    If I had enough interest I could plan one for...

    If I had enough interest I could plan one for February 2018.
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    There is only one commercial airport on Kauai, it...

    There is only one commercial airport on Kauai, it is in Lihue. Airport code is LIH
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    I don't really agree with the others, the Stealth...

    I don't really agree with the others, the Stealth is not a bad beginner ski and if you get the advanced rear wing with it (curved) you can most certainly do jumps and inverts. It is a good ski to...
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    A Hawaiian Adventure

    About a year ago Marcus Brown (World Champion Waterskier) and Flow Point TV came to Hawaii to film A Hawaiian Adventure. The film was just released at www.HOSports.com or https://vimeo.com/200380877...
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    What was the cost of it?

    What was the cost of it?
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    I wish I had one! I have only seen one other one...

    I wish I had one! I have only seen one other one come up for sale and at the time I had no idea what it was or I would have bought it. Maybe if there is enough interest in this one Bryan will build...
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