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Forum: Free Forum 16th February 2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By crazychemical
It's an old arguement that has been going on for...

It's an old arguement that has been going on for years now. Seat or waist, what's it all about right? In the end, it's just a hook.

Thats true. I mean, the only thing it does is tranfer the pull...
Forum: Free Forum 16th February 2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,594
Posted By crazychemical
my advice is to go for the 68. If you already...

my advice is to go for the 68. If you already have a 80 l board i think a 68 will add more fun to your sailingexperience because of the much more differenciated feel between rides.

The kodes are...
Forum: Free Forum 30th September 2009, 04:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,808
Posted By crazychemical
it is possible to insert a tuttle in a deeptuttle...

it is possible to insert a tuttle in a deeptuttle box so you don't need to narrow your search to deep tuttle. You just have to add longer screws (90 mm i believe) and it'll fit.

As for fins: the...
Forum: Free Forum 27th August 2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,402
Posted By crazychemical
..... NO! .... perhaps if you are a real bear and...

..... NO! .... perhaps if you are a real bear and you've got a good kickback you could pull something off but i think the only part of the willy skipper you'll ever pull with a GO 133 is the willy,...
Forum: Free Forum 28th June 2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,136
Posted By crazychemical
I owned an old Klepper120 which was an oldskool...

I owned an old Klepper120 which was an oldskool slalomboard with 3 fins. I remember that at first i always put in all 3 but then one day 1 of them broke and since you can't find that finbox anymore i...
Forum: Free Forum 20th June 2009, 02:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,291
Posted By crazychemical
finrange would probably be between 26 and 33 cm....

finrange would probably be between 26 and 33 cm. Best fins: freeride fins, so Select Supercross (if there's a lot of chop on your spot these fins are ideal), Select Rides or simular fins by any other...
Forum: Free Forum 20th June 2009, 02:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,227
Posted By crazychemical
i agree with Farlo, 11/12 knots is the very limit...

i agree with Farlo, 11/12 knots is the very limit you'll be planning in ... And for that you'll be pumping like a maniac aswell.

111 L is probably ideal for your 67 Kilo. The futura is probably...
Forum: Windsurfing School 14th June 2009, 03:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,498
Posted By crazychemical
footstraps first or second is really a personal...

footstraps first or second is really a personal choice. Personally i hate doing it and i avoid it at any cost. First i give the sail a few pumps depending on the wind, then i hook in asap and then i...
Forum: Windsurfing School 12th June 2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,498
Posted By crazychemical
a good way to learn is idd by lowering the boom...

a good way to learn is idd by lowering the boom untill you're comfortable. But seeing as you already sail with a harness i don't think you'll find it too hard so I suggest you give it a try with your...
Forum: Free Forum 10th June 2009, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,006
Posted By crazychemical
a lot of shops offer packages. If you're...

a lot of shops offer packages. If you're restarting i suggest you get one of those. Usually they'll give you a Gaastra Pilot 6.0 or 6.5 with mast and boom for a 150 L Go which is fine but with light...
Forum: Free Forum 9th June 2009, 10:15 PM
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Views: 13,909
Posted By crazychemical
OMG LOL!! Genious quote Nonopr!! @...

OMG LOL!! Genious quote Nonopr!!


@ Think: WTF?


In my opinion it'll be the release date of a new board, most likely the quadfin because of all the commotion there's been around these...
Forum: Free Forum 9th June 2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,006
Posted By crazychemical
i think the Sub will probably meet your demands...

i think the Sub will probably meet your demands best. Light wind cruising, some longboard surfing and when the wind picks up you can do some real oldskool windsurfing (don't underestimate the...
Forum: Windsurfing School 30th May 2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,194
Posted By crazychemical
when i first got my GO 139 the dealer put the...

when i first got my GO 139 the dealer put the footstraps fully outboard for me. To be honest, in heinsight i wish i'd put them on myself and preferably more inboard because even though the outboard...
Forum: Free Forum 11th May 2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,203
Posted By crazychemical
i'm with screamer. Freeride/BJ and slalom....

i'm with screamer. Freeride/BJ and slalom. Getting interested in freestyle but the spot i mostly sail isn't ideal for it...
Forum: Free Forum 29th April 2009, 03:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,584
Posted By crazychemical
i never really liked pumping .. i'm used to...

i never really liked pumping .. i'm used to overpowered sailing where i basicly tug my sails once or twice and i'm off. But i know i can pump; only last week in got a F2 discovery planning with a 6.3...
Forum: Free Forum 27th April 2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,584
Posted By crazychemical
earlies possible planning threshold

Hi,

I'm looking into a formula set for the lightwind days at the lake. Seeing as during the warm months the wind drops (with a few peaks above 15 knots and there's off course the storm period that...
Forum: Free Forum 19th April 2009, 03:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,004
Posted By crazychemical
12-13 knts with 7.6 spm but it was hard work!

12-13 knts with 7.6 spm but it was hard work!
Forum: Windsurfing School 15th April 2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,384
Posted By crazychemical
My advice would be to go for the futura because...

My advice would be to go for the futura because it was really build for blasting even though the GO has a price advantage and still gives you the excellent blasting skills you want from a board. I'll...
Forum: Free Forum 11th April 2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,343
Posted By crazychemical
the logical 'in between' board would be the...

the logical 'in between' board would be the Futura 144 which should allow you to sail in the same range as the 165 and 133 hyper combined.
Forum: Windsurfing School 6th April 2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,860
Posted By crazychemical
4. keep practicing on the GO and the 110 ... And...

4. keep practicing on the GO and the 110 ... And you may want to consider getting a bigger sailrange before getting more boards ...
Forum: Free Forum 2nd April 2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,475
Posted By crazychemical
Scream, we had our disagreements in the past ;-)...

Scream, we had our disagreements in the past ;-) we can add this one to the list.

Dlm, you should take this to the 'windsurfingschool' forum. It's odd enough that Roger didn't respond already...
Forum: Free Forum 2nd April 2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,475
Posted By crazychemical
cambers are great when you've got the experience...

cambers are great when you've got the experience to use them. They're harder to rig and give a less direct feel which is what beginners and intermediates need in order to get to know the techniques...
Forum: Free Forum 2nd April 2009, 02:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,475
Posted By crazychemical
the 155 is in my opinion a very good option for...

the 155 is in my opinion a very good option for your weight but considering your level the 170 wouldn't be bad eighter, so i'm leaving this one to Roger...

AS for sails: NO CAM SAILS! Seeing as...
Forum: Windsurfing School 31st March 2009, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,977
Posted By crazychemical
I think you risk of getting bored of the focus...

I think you risk of getting bored of the focus quite fast and you'll find a sail like the Gaastra Matrix or the Severne NCX more fun to sail. The focus has a more Pilot like idea, power but no trim,...
Forum: Windsurfing School 29th March 2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,977
Posted By crazychemical
go for a 9.0. At your weight you need the spacing...

go for a 9.0. At your weight you need the spacing to actually benefit from the sailsize. but be carefull from stepping up from the Pilot, these are entry line sails and have an "easy" trim (one trim...
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