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    Chexi1 said that he did not need the extra wedge...

    Chexi1 said that he did not need the extra wedge piece.
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    My favorite color combination, Black and Blue!!

    My favorite color combination, Black and Blue!!
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    My buddy (Chexi1 on this forum) has that tower...

    My buddy (Chexi1 on this forum) has that tower and he purchased an adaptor from Comptech (the same adaptor for the Nautique tower; but you don't need the extra wedge piece). He has used that adaptor...
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    Get a set of shims from Gergler. He is in CT....

    Get a set of shims from Gergler. He is in CT.
    https://www.foilforum.com/forums/showthread.php?8030-Shims-and-racks-and-rails&8030-Shims-and-racks-and-rails
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    Where do you ski near Coloma, WI? What skill...

    Where do you ski near Coloma, WI? What skill level are you currently at? Flying and carving? Jumping? Jumping wake to wake? Trying or landing inverts? Understanding what skill level you are...
  6. Did you see this ski? ...

    Did you see this ski? https://madison.craigslist.org/spo/d...687279831.html
    With a shock tower, it may be even more comfortable for your wife.
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    It is very had to please everyone, but I do not...

    It is very had to please everyone, but I do not like the skulls. Sometimes less is more. Just a simple carbon fiber pattern with a subtle and tasteful logo would be great. If you did the logo in...
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    Eric and Kelson, thanks for the great replies. I...

    Eric and Kelson, thanks for the great replies. I am running a carabiner, rated for either 22 or 7 kn (that is 4,946 or 1,574 pound-force) depending on the direction of pull (and my orientation is...
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    Nobrainsd, Do you have a rope attached to your...

    Nobrainsd,
    Do you have a rope attached to your manual release cable? It looks like you mounted your release to have the manual release cable exit the assembly from the top. I would think it would...
  10. Thread: Giro Boat!

    by The BK
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    I would guess this never made it into production...

    I would guess this never made it into production because a parasail would be less expensive, easier to transport, fewer moving parts, less maintenance, and a lower chance of decapitation. While it...
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    Comptech Safety Release

    So I just put my new Comptech Safety Release on my 2005 Super Air Nautique (Flight Control Tower 1). The manual release cable comes out directly at the rear tubing of the tower (the rope post on my...
  12. Thread: Roll Help!

    by The BK
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    Tallredrider, I only do rolls, my gainers are...

    Tallredrider, I only do rolls, my gainers are rogains (half roll and half gainer). You need to jump while still on the cut (your board will not be pointed parallel with the direction of the boat). ...
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    On a typical aircraft, the elevator (a control...

    On a typical aircraft, the elevator (a control surface on the tail) changes pitch (pointing the nose up or down) and will change the angle of attach of your main wing (your front wing) causing you to...
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    Definitely need video. Are you using a...

    Definitely need video. Are you using a non-stretch rope?
  15. Thread: Malibu Mark ?

    by The BK
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    Argonaut, I just went to the site...

    Argonaut,
    I just went to the site (http://wsoutdoors.com/malibu-mark/) and it is working for me, but to place an order you will need to do this (per the contact us/Order page):
    To place an order or...
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    I have the Carbon oval and my side plates and...

    I have the Carbon oval and my side plates and bolted webbing look a lot what is seen in your photo (on my side plates, your cut-out sections are just thinned sections, not cut all the way out). If...
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    That looks like a great time. I went out in...

    That looks like a great time. I went out in Wisconsin last weekend. We had 47 degree water temp and 37 degree air temp. I am surprised that you had that much ice by the waters edge with 40 degree...
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    Steve, I have no experience with the Mothers...

    Steve,
    I have no experience with the Mothers Billet polish, but I suspect it would work OK. In the video on the Mothers website (for the Billet polish), it says that when applying the polish, the...
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    I have used the Mother's Mag and Aluminium Polish...

    I have used the Mother's Mag and Aluminium Polish (it is a paste) on anno t-bar and wings.
    http://www.mothers.com/02_products/05100-05101.html#&slider1=20
    It can be obtained at an auto parts store...
  20. Thread: New guy here!

    by The BK
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    Welcome to the forum. I think most of us tried a...

    Welcome to the forum. I think most of us tried a foil before we bought one. Hopefully, you will catch the addiction.
    What lake do you ski on?
    BK
  21. Are you Going to the TX Fly-In and have a used Viper rear wing with slider?

    I tried to update the title of my WTB used Viper rear wing with slider, but the updated title did not take.

    I know it is a pain to sell old gear online, so if you are headed to the TX Fly-in and...
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    Will be at the TX Fly-in info added.

    Will be at the TX Fly-in info added.
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    Going to the TX Fly-In and have a used Viper rear wing with slider?

    I tried a friend's Viper rear wing on my set-up and I liked it a lot (but he is not looking to sell it). Anyone looking to get rid of a used Viper that is just collecting dust (perhaps you have...
  24. Thread: Bindings broke

    by The BK
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    I stole the idea from a friend.

    I stole the idea from a friend.
  25. Thread: Bindings broke

    by The BK
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    Here is what I did with my MM bindings. 11543 I...

    Here is what I did with my MM bindings. 11543 I put a zip tie around the hard plastic loop (release) and the string. Do not tighten the zip tie too much because the string will need to slide...
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    Alf, Make sure you are using a no-stretch rope. ...

    Alf,
    Make sure you are using a no-stretch rope. If you are using a rope with stretch, when you are in the air, the rope will pull you into a nose down position.
    BK
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    Jimmy, I know you as barefootingjimmy from...

    Jimmy,
    I know you as barefootingjimmy from Planet Nautique. We both have the 2005 SANTE and purchased at about the same time.
    I own the comptech rack and my buddy with a 2000 SAN has the Sampson. ...
  28. Thread: Bent Rock Tower

    by The BK
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    Mike Murphy's Next Foils is truly #1 in customer...

    Mike Murphy's Next Foils is truly #1 in customer service. My bent tower has been replaced. I am a happy camper.
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    Drossiter, can you post a pic of your newer tower...

    Drossiter, can you post a pic of your newer tower showing the detail of the cut out? Are you using swivels? I see what looks like a swivel in the pick in this link ...
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    The ski will not come with a cover. Look at...

    The ski will not come with a cover. Look at Malibu Mark's covers: http://www.wsoutdoors.com/malibu-mark/ His covers should fit even some of the larger wings available now.
    I have the INXS T-bar,...
  31. Thread: Bent Rock Tower

    by The BK
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    Bent Rock Tower

    Attached is a photo of my rock tower (sorry, the dog would not get out of the photo). I noticed the last time I went out that I could not get comfortable on the seat. Now I have noticed that my...
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    Michael, I am pretty new at this too. First...

    Michael,
    I am pretty new at this too. First thing is to change out to a non-stretch rope. I have heard of handles flying back into the boat when using a stretch rope. Your daughter could get hurt...
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    I liked this forum when I was just a lurker. Now...

    I liked this forum when I was just a lurker. Now I really like it. Thanks Yeti.
    I can see how this site is very helpful with the tips and advice, but it also pushes and challenges members to...
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    Rob, You are correct about the rear hard tanks. ...

    Rob,
    You are correct about the rear hard tanks. My rear hard tanks were removed and replaced with 750 lb fat sacks. It gives much more storage when the sacks are empty and more weight if you want...
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    Dennis was asking about my boat. A 2005 Super...

    Dennis was asking about my boat. A 2005 Super Air Nautique team edition (21.5 ft long, open bow, v-drive). When we went out we had 4 adults and two children aboard and the open bow was occupied...
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    New novice in SE Wisconsin

    Hi all,
    I guess I have to post here before I gain permissions to reply to any threads.
    I purchased my first foil this spring. I got a Next Foils LE board, rock tower, the INXS T-bar, N2Orbit...
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