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Forum: Ask Our Team 31st July 2010, 02:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,590
Posted By Duracell
sorry, not specific enough. 14-22 kts means,...

sorry, not specific enough.

14-22 kts means, solid 14 with gusts (on some days going up to 22kts, other days 18 or less).
On these days wind will be in a range 14-20 or 14-22 or 16-20, 16-22 and...
Forum: Ask Our Team 30th July 2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,590
Posted By Duracell
bumped up for input

bumped up for input
Forum: Free Forum 30th July 2010, 12:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,101
Posted By Duracell
I think it might be more helpful to explain how...

I think it might be more helpful to explain how to notice/recognize the worst rigging mistakes...
about rigging the sail here's a nice one:...
Forum: Ask Our Team 28th July 2010, 04:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,318
Posted By Duracell
just wait another season or two, then wood might...

just wait another season or two, then wood might disapear (finally)
Forum: Ask Our Team 25th July 2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,590
Posted By Duracell
Futura 111 or Kode 112(3)?

Hi Team,
Hi All,

I'm about to buy another board, just trying to decide...

weight: ~ 80-82kg
wind range: 14-22 kts
water: 0.5-1.5 waves / chop / random waves (lots of boats)

I have enough...
Forum: Ask Our Team 18th July 2010, 12:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,112
Posted By Duracell
I have the iS 121 WC 2009 and weigh 10+ kilos...

I have the iS 121 WC 2009 and weigh 10+ kilos more and surf ~30 kms further south (bahia de rosas). The iS121 has replaced my iS133 and Tabou manta 135. I'm wondering if you might not be better of...
Forum: Free Forum 18th July 2010, 12:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,101
Posted By Duracell
- way too little downhaul (usually 5cm or more) ...

- way too little downhaul (usually 5cm or more)
- way too wide harness lines (2-3 handwidths, due to point above)
- mast too low (or even better : 3cm change won't make a difference anyway...)
-...
Forum: Ask Our Team 12th July 2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,766
Posted By Duracell
sail was an old gun Booster 9.5 with a LOT of...

sail was an old gun Booster 9.5 with a LOT of downhaul, breaking all the way down till under the boom. Fin: select pro slam (PS) 47.
whish I could send gps data, but word of warning, a day later I...
Forum: Free Forum 12th July 2010, 02:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,430
Posted By Duracell
Exclamation vent screw rubber ring on iS 121 WC 2010 breaking after 1-2 uses

Hi All,

just a short notice of what happened to me: used my 2nd new iS 121 WC 2009 and saw that the rubber ring fell apart on 3rd use. Replaced it and saw that after 1 use with new ruber the...
Forum: Ask Our Team 9th July 2010, 02:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,766
Posted By Duracell
thanks folks, it is nice being able to ask...

thanks folks, it is nice being able to ask questions like this and getting some answers.
Windsurfing can be a quite lonely sport on the water.

I'm still quite impressed with my iS 121 WC, it...
Forum: Ask Our Team 8th July 2010, 03:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,766
Posted By Duracell
how does that translate for a 80 kg sailor for...

how does that translate for a 80 kg sailor for the following sails only?
8.1
8.6
9.5
Forum: Ask Our Team 7th July 2010, 02:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,766
Posted By Duracell
OK, rephrase question: what wind ranges would a...

OK, rephrase question: what wind ranges would a world class slalom sailer use along with that table on flat or choppy water (<1m)?
Forum: Ask Our Team 5th July 2010, 01:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,766
Posted By Duracell
Exclamation I don't live right next door to world class...

I don't live right next door to world class racers so I don't have the chance to just look and see what they use (and how). So, stupid as I am, I just ask, nor harm doing that or? I've made the...
Forum: Ask Our Team 4th July 2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,766
Posted By Duracell
Question Hi Remi, you didn't even address the question...

Hi Remi, you didn't even address the question asked...

the question is which wind ranges go along with the table of fin sizes / sail sizes printed on the board for a 80 kgs guy...
Forum: Ask Our Team 3rd July 2010, 02:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,766
Posted By Duracell
iS 121 recommended sail sizes/wind range for 80kgs?

Hi Team,
Hi All,

on my iS 121 is a table stating recommended fin sizes for different sail sizes

Question: what wind ranges would you recommend for each sail to complete that table for a 80kg...
Forum: Ask Our Team 15th June 2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,930
Posted By Duracell
bumped up for answer please

bumped up for answer please
Forum: Ask Our Team 15th June 2010, 02:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,078
Posted By Duracell
great answer! hope I get my board back soon

great answer!

hope I get my board back soon
Forum: Ask Our Team 1st June 2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,078
Posted By Duracell
Soap, pressure and a bit of persistence fixed the...

Soap, pressure and a bit of persistence fixed the problem, thanks.

Viable question would be: do most surfers have a bar of soap with them when the go surfing?

Still worried about the...
Forum: Ask Our Team 31st May 2010, 03:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,078
Posted By Duracell
Question brand new iS 121 WC foot strap screws/holes problem

I finally got my brand new iS121 WC 2010 (3rd one the dealer had delivered, first had long dent in bottom under most foot, second was -quoting the dealer- "total crap" (paint completely mucked up and...
Forum: Ask Our Team 20th May 2010, 02:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,390
Posted By Duracell
Since you are already used to formula and want...

Since you are already used to formula and want speed (not bump and jump) you would most likely be better served with an iSonic (you will recognize a similar locked in feeling). The bouncing nose...
Forum: Ask Our Team 19th May 2010, 02:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,100
Posted By Duracell
Well here are my humble impressions: - forum...

Well here are my humble impressions:

- forum should be renamed to : don't ask the team, they won't answer anyway
- some people just post a lot of non personal experience (very questionable)
...
Forum: Ask Our Team 18th May 2010, 01:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,100
Posted By Duracell
Hi Folks, what about the iS 121, what would...

Hi Folks,

what about the iS 121, what would the lowest wind be to start planing (at 82 Kg) using
a) 8.1 sail + stock fin
b) 9.5 sail + 47cm or 49cm Select SL7 fin?

c) what about the iS 111...
Forum: Ask Our Team 18th May 2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,698
Posted By Duracell
Hi Ken, I understand your point, I meant...

Hi Ken,

I understand your point, I meant WIDE wood boards >= 80 cm.
My other wood board (K86) has no problems (except that the wood between the front and rear foot straps begins to look more...
Forum: Ask Our Team 14th May 2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,100
Posted By Duracell
aw c'mon guys, I've got a bit of money burning...

aw c'mon guys, I've got a bit of money burning holes in me pocket...
Forum: Ask Our Team 14th May 2010, 03:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,698
Posted By Duracell
Wink Woh Woh Woh, I haven't been reading this...

Woh Woh Woh,

I haven't been reading this forum since ages(OMG WTFHH).

The actual question was: Does it then makes sense to invest the 200 difference on a WC board rather on the Wood one.
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