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Forum: Free Forum 16th November 2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By mcross19
I too sold my F159 and bought a F162 some time...

I too sold my F159 and bought a F162 some time ago now and regreted it straight away.

If you are only recreational sailing my advice would be to sell the F162 and get an US147, much more fun and...
Forum: Free Forum 15th November 2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By mcross19
If your looking for a comfy blaster why not not...

If your looking for a comfy blaster why not not at the Futura?
Forum: Free Forum 29th October 2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By mcross19
I have a couple of blue Starboards from 2014 and...

I have a couple of blue Starboards from 2014 and they great in the flesh. I liked the grey isonics when the came out but now they looked dated in my opinion.
Forum: Free Forum 21st October 2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By mcross19
I doubt it unless you are going to make one. I...

I doubt it unless you are going to make one. I dont think the slot box could cope with the pressure of a long fin

The longest I have seen is 22cm, this is the primary reason I bought a 2013 Skate...
Forum: Free Forum 21st October 2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By mcross19
There are lots of reasons why a board stalls...

There are lots of reasons why a board stalls during a Gybe, you will need a post a link to a video clip if you want help finding out the reason why.
Forum: Free Forum 7th October 2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,048
Posted By mcross19
Hi Guys, not yet tried the Techart, must admit...

Hi Guys, not yet tried the Techart, must admit that I only got it the other day as there was a big mix up on delivery address. Right on time for the big winds! I tried to post a picture but with no...
Forum: Free Forum 17th September 2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,048
Posted By mcross19
Yes I am Eric although at over 200 they are not...

Yes I am Eric although at over 200 they are not cheap, I found it gave me a little too much lift when using the 9.5 with the US in gusty conditions. Another option would be to get yourself a Techart...
Forum: Ask Our Team 17th September 2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By mcross19
What I did was to take the board to a paint shop...

What I did was to take the board to a paint shop and they use a special tool for gauging the colour, then they can mix it up and put it in a aerosol for you.
Forum: Free Forum 16th September 2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By mcross19
Hi, you didn't state your weight but the isonic...

Hi, you didn't state your weight but the isonic 110 sounds like the one, I use mine with all three of those sail sizes.
Forum: Free Forum 15th September 2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,048
Posted By mcross19
Eric, I have the pre-preg version of the standard...

Eric, I have the pre-preg version of the standard drake fin and it definitely delivers more power than the standard one, maybe you could try this solution?
Forum: Free Forum 15th September 2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By mcross19
Does the Futura not have a deep Tuttle box? If...

Does the Futura not have a deep Tuttle box? If not you could get the fins re-headed?
Forum: Free Forum 12th September 2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By mcross19
Personally I think it would be a bit on the small...

Personally I think it would be a bit on the small side, a 44 or 46 would be more the size you should be looking at, you could even use a 48 if all that you can get. If you do go the Drake route look...
Forum: Free Forum 1st September 2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By mcross19
Thanks Matt for the detailed report, I will check...

Thanks Matt for the detailed report, I will check my board later but don't remember seeing any blemishes down the left or right side where holes could have been drilled, filled and painted. So this...
Forum: Free Forum 1st September 2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By mcross19
Hi JK, no idea on how the Futura peforms but one...

Hi JK, no idea on how the Futura peforms but one things for sure is that the Ultrasonic is an amzing piece of kit for taking both those sails.
Forum: Free Forum 28th August 2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By mcross19
So you cannot even say what part of the board...

So you cannot even say what part of the board broke? did it snap in half or just crack? Pictures??

I had an issue with the rear holes being out of line on my isonic 110, I am talking 10mm out from...
Forum: Free Forum 27th August 2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By mcross19
Hi unregistered, interesting report, can you tell...

Hi unregistered, interesting report, can you tell us more on is110 destruction? Where did it break, what year it was?
Forum: Ask Our Team 27th August 2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,323
Posted By mcross19
Don't use tape, use primer and rub it back till...

Don't use tape, use primer and rub it back till it's the perfect fit
Forum: Ask Our Team 24th August 2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,323
Posted By mcross19
May have to wait a bit longer, they sent the...

May have to wait a bit longer, they sent the wrong fin or the wrong fin was ordered by the importer, no idea which?
Forum: Ask Our Team 24th August 2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By mcross19
Hi John, not the team, you could go for Futura...

Hi John, not the team, you could go for Futura 144 but as you are quite a big guy the Futura 154 may be a better option and would offer significantly better early planning when coupled with your 9.5...
Forum: Free Forum 24th August 2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,003
Posted By mcross19
I agree with Roger. the Ultrasonic wil go upwind...

I agree with Roger. the Ultrasonic wil go upwind very well when well powered up, even if you were to go off on a broad reach you should still be able to plane back to where you started from.

I...
Forum: Ask Our Team 14th August 2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,323
Posted By mcross19
Sounds like the fins, perhaps they are too soft....

Sounds like the fins, perhaps they are too soft. Write to Steve and let him know. Just ordered some Techart fins in the bigger sizes so will see how they perform and will let you know.
Forum: Ask Our Team 9th August 2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By mcross19
David, just to add my bit so take it or leave it...

David, just to add my bit so take it or leave it but we would all like the one board and two sail solution to our windsurfing needs but life on the water is not like that unfortunately. This is how I...
Forum: Ask Our Team 8th August 2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,323
Posted By mcross19
I also have the F-Hot fins and I have never...

I also have the F-Hot fins and I have never experienced vibration from them, what year are yours? Mine are 2014 shapes.
Forum: Ask Our Team 7th August 2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,323
Posted By mcross19
The short answer is to get a smaller, narrower...

The short answer is to get a smaller, narrower board, that is the only way you will go quicker!

If you do not want or cannot afford a smaller board then you need to use the smallest sweptback fin...
Forum: Ask Our Team 5th August 2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,786
Posted By mcross19
Hi Chris, out of curiosity what weight are you?

Hi Chris, out of curiosity what weight are you?
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