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Forum: Ask Our Team 25th November 2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By mark h
iS87(or iS80), iS97 and iS120/117 :)

iS87(or iS80), iS97 and iS120/117 :)
Forum: Ask Our Team 29th October 2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By mark h
Thanks Remi, I think I will be getting the 2014...

Thanks Remi, I think I will be getting the 2014 very soon:)
Forum: Ask Our Team 28th October 2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By mark h
2011 iS107 vs 2014 iS107

i still use my 2011 iS107 wood. My local windsurf shop hell me out with my boards and sails, they have offered me a great close out deal on an iS107 wood 2014.

How does the 2014 feel compared to...
Forum: Free Forum 22nd October 2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,195
Posted By mark h
I'm about get a 2014 iS107. I think ups an ex...

I'm about get a 2014 iS107. I think ups an ex rental board and it also has a nose protector, I'm guessing it's factory fitted too. Are they fairly easy to take off?
Forum: Free Forum 28th September 2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,151
Posted By mark h
Hi DD If 7.3m and 8.4m are your most used...

Hi DD

If 7.3m and 8.4m are your most used sails, I reckon it's worth getting the best board for those regular conditions.

The iS107 would be really good for you, but to be truthful, because of...
Forum: Free Forum 27th September 2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,151
Posted By mark h
I don't think Dutch dude is looking at changing...

I don't think Dutch dude is looking at changing his is127, he is looking for a smaller board for 6.3 and 7.3 (and maybe 8.4).

You can force stretch the range of a board to much!

Is97 will be...
Forum: Ask Our Team 8th August 2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,367
Posted By mark h
Hi pelegrin, I'm surprised that the f hot...

Hi pelegrin,

I'm surprised that the f hot fin vibrates. I have six f hot fins for my iS107 and iS137 and none of them vibrate or whistle. Do your fins fit tightly in the fin box?

I mainly use...
Forum: Ask Our Team 7th August 2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By mark h
Hi David, I think your making the correct...

Hi David,

I think your making the correct choice with the iS90. At 78kg, the iS90 and 7m should be ok in 15/16 knots.

But the good thing will be that the iS90 will be much more controllable in...
Forum: Free Forum 29th July 2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By mark h
Both will be a decent change down from your...

Both will be a decent change down from your iS101. The iS86 will not be too close to your iS101.

The iS76 has a lot of rocker in the nose c/w the iS86 and would be slightly easier than the iS86 in...
Forum: Free Forum 25th July 2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,462
Posted By mark h
Thanks Martin, if I'm down your way I'd love to...

Thanks Martin, if I'm down your way I'd love to have a few runs on the US147 :)

You defo need to try WK some time, but best on a 30k plus westerly day if you want to see 40k plus on the dial. A...
Forum: Free Forum 22nd July 2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,462
Posted By mark h
I think that a change in the PWA rules to...

I think that a change in the PWA rules to increase max board width to 90x would very good for the industry. As well as events being more exciting to watch, manufactures would get a boost in board...
Forum: Free Forum 21st July 2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,462
Posted By mark h
What works on the slalom course also works in gps...

What works on the slalom course also works in gps conditions, so there is a common link between the two.

Most uploaded sessions on gp3s.com are not done on a speed course, but are usually done on...
Forum: Free Forum 21st July 2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By mark h
Never tried one, but it always gets great...

Never tried one, but it always gets great reviews. There are a couple of guys at my beach on ac-k and ac-x! They both seem very happy with them. General feed back is for a powerful fast sail suitable...
Forum: Free Forum 18th July 2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,462
Posted By mark h
Luckily the remainder of the PWA tour is at windy...

Luckily the remainder of the PWA tour is at windy locations, so board size should not be an issue.

But personally, I still think the limit could do with being raised to 90cm for the heavy weights....
Forum: Free Forum 5th July 2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,462
Posted By mark h
Hi Bel, that's what I was thinking too, given the...

Hi Bel, that's what I was thinking too, given the chance heavy weights would opt fir a slightly bigger board to remain competitive. World titles are at stake and it's a shame when BD can't plane at...
Forum: Free Forum 4th July 2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,462
Posted By mark h
Hi Chris, thanks for the reply. Sean obrian said...

Hi Chris, thanks for the reply. Sean obrian said a similar thing to you. So I guess most don't need to go bigger. I think Sean is around 80kg, so his iS117/8.6m is enough in light winds.

I noticed...
Forum: Free Forum 3rd July 2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,462
Posted By mark h
PWA rules need up dating

I'm a big fan of all the PWA events, especially slalom. But more than often, events are spoilt by light winds at great cost to the sailors, event hosts and manufactures/sponsors. Why does this...
Forum: Ask Our Team 4th June 2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,051
Posted By mark h
If you like the falcon 112 and 142 combo, it...

If you like the falcon 112 and 142 combo, it would make sense to stick with the iS107 and 130 combo. Especially if you intend getting a 9.3 at some point. Otherwise you might be disappointed with the...
Forum: Free Forum 10th May 2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Posted By mark h
Boom camera mount

I made this boom camera mount out of a broken carbon boom. You can get the idea on how it's made in the video. Can any of the more inventive types out there think of a design that allows you to...
Forum: Free Forum 3rd May 2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By mark h
If you google either shortening a Tuttle box gin...

If you google either shortening a Tuttle box gin or reboxing a Tuttle box fin, you'll find plenty of into on this subject.

The easiest method is like this:...
Forum: Free Forum 24th April 2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,028
Posted By mark h
Hi Carve At 98kg, I'm not the best to offer...

Hi Carve

At 98kg, I'm not the best to offer you advice. But I reckon the answer is pretty straight forward anyway:)

At 72kg and as you mentioned 20k-30/35k, the iS87 will you the most...
Forum: Free Forum 27th February 2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,351
Posted By mark h
Ok, so you want too cut the u shaped section...

Ok, so you want too cut the u shaped section shorter? That would make the boom less stiff and would not make the boom shorter. No benefit.

Sorry if I'm misunderstanding you.
Forum: Free Forum 27th February 2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,351
Posted By mark h
Hi Ittiandro Not sure what you mean by...

Hi Ittiandro

Not sure what you mean by "inner tube"' but if you are shortening a boom, you will be cutting the arms shorter, this means you will need two new clip assemblies. Sometimes you can get...
Forum: Free Forum 26th February 2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 887
Posted By mark h
Contour cameras back in business

Having bought a contour roam last spring and seeing contour Inc falling victim of the credit crunch last summer, I was slightly pissed at not being able to continue to use the super easy to use...
Forum: Free Forum 25th February 2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,291
Posted By mark h
Hi Unreg If your happy with your iSonics,...

Hi Unreg

If your happy with your iSonics, your probably best staying with iSonics. It does make sense having a full set in the same brand. Don't worry about the diffeence in volume between the...
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