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Forum: Ask Our Team 14th February 2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,373
Posted By Ian Fox
Hi JK, Nice mix for big guys.. great sizing...

Hi JK,

Nice mix for big guys.. great sizing / spread with practical overlap all the way across the sail size range..

I'm a great advocate of taking advantage of the more efficent boards for...
Forum: Free Forum 25th January 2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,486
Posted By Ian Fox
A few key factors in discussion here, maybe all...

A few key factors in discussion here, maybe all heading in the same direction by different paths..

Kode87 is a (relatively) wider front/narrower tail outline with a relatively fast rocker line...
Forum: Ask Our Team 14th January 2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,466
Posted By Ian Fox
Hi Martin, you may be missing a key element of...

Hi Martin, you may be missing a key element of the discussion / response here; one of the main improvements in the 2013 board over the 2012/2011 is the way it runs more freely (over chop) with less...
Forum: Ask Our Team 18th August 2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,193
Posted By Ian Fox
By the way, what IS new is sigificant and also...

By the way, what IS new is sigificant and also worth highlighting;

The all new 2013 Futuras again feature strong iSonic DNA ; in each 2013 Futura the ride, top end speed
and control have all...
Forum: Ask Our Team 17th August 2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,193
Posted By Ian Fox
Bingo !

Hey Bernhard, well spotted and you're right on. We screwed up on that one !
Absolutely no intention to cause confusion or mislead!

The new 2013 Futura's share basically the same profile as the...
Forum: Ask Our Team 29th June 2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,225
Posted By Ian Fox
The thinner iS86 and it's update/s iS80 are...

The thinner iS86 and it's update/s iS80 are definitely going to be a better ride for lighter riders in short sharp chop.... the control (and thus top end ability and general fun factor) are...
Forum: Ask Our Team 29th June 2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,703
Posted By Ian Fox
Hi MOP, Definitely try the fin upgrade...

Hi MOP,

Definitely try the fin upgrade first, you have nothing to lose going that way (one step at a time) because even if you were to end up going to the 7.0m as well, you would definitely want...
Forum: Ask Our Team 25th June 2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,703
Posted By Ian Fox
Hi MOP, Funny in windsurfing how so often a...

Hi MOP,

Funny in windsurfing how so often a simple "one liner" question
can't really correctly be answered in a simple one liner..

Simple one liner: Yeah it works OK!

Other factors not...
Forum: Free Forum 25th May 2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,294
Posted By Ian Fox
Hi Unregistered, A classic topic for...

Hi Unregistered,

A classic topic for windsurfers, the Travellers Lament. Or the Curse of the Airline Checkin.

Sounds like a great trip proposal, but also speaking from many ugly experiences,...
Forum: Free Forum 23rd May 2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,169
Posted By Ian Fox
Hi Jamie, No idea how anyone would be...

Hi Jamie,

No idea how anyone would be partying so hard @ night during NWF ;)
(well I guess once you've been there - or seen the videos - it gets a bit more logical ??)

Anyway....a "similar"...
Forum: Ask Our Team 23rd May 2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,756
Posted By Ian Fox
Hi Patrick, Generally better to use the fins...

Hi Patrick,

Generally better to use the fins in matched sets (by flex). While the softer flex style fins are working well in wave riding mode; when pushed to the limit you ideally want fins that...
Forum: Free Forum 23rd May 2012, 02:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,769
Posted By Ian Fox
RobW replacement password sent to your...

RobW replacement password sent to your registered email
ChrisN replacement password sent to your above listed email/s
Matt - please try again with cookies activated etc, registration process is...
Forum: Ask Our Team 23rd May 2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,756
Posted By Ian Fox
Hi Patrick, as you suggested most people probably...

Hi Patrick, as you suggested most people probably will agree that a lake B+J setup for a dedicated waveboard is perhaps a bit odd. Maybe that's partly why you haven't been rushed off your feet with...
Forum: Free Forum 7th May 2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,062
Posted By Ian Fox
Jerome, you will find the C3 Venom a really good...

Jerome, you will find the C3 Venom a really good choice for an upgrade performance fin for the Carve, especially if you want an emphasis towards top end speed and control. Venom retains a remarkably...
Forum: Free Forum 7th May 2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,769
Posted By Ian Fox
ChrisN ; Temp password updated and emailed to...

ChrisN ; Temp password updated and emailed to your Forum Reg'd address.

Nakaniko ; Kindly note...your registration was done under nico(at)freestyler.it, not any of the address you listed.
A new...
Forum: Ask Our Team 22nd April 2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By Ian Fox
Hi Tyler, The performance difference and thus...

Hi Tyler,
The performance difference and thus choice between these 2 boards is pretty close - yet the wind range described is about the whole gamut of most guys shortboarding range(!!) - so to to...
Forum: Free Forum 22nd April 2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,087
Posted By Ian Fox
Hi Mansfield, normally this yellowing (which can...

Hi Mansfield, normally this yellowing (which can be quite common in certain locations, and although unsightly is not structural ) is simply removed after salt water use with a quick (very mild) rub...
Forum: Free Forum 18th April 2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,885
Posted By Ian Fox
There's a fair amount of tolerance and...

There's a fair amount of tolerance and generalisation in the name of simplicity in those sail size ranges.

One of the main variables: Rider weight; the HEAVIER the rider, the smaller the maximum...
Forum: Free Forum 17th April 2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,769
Posted By Ian Fox
Arrow nakaniko

Hi nakaniko, your status checks OK, as noted below.
Been that way (as below..) for a long time.

Please try again using password xxxxxxxxxx (the xxx is the word xxx.it in your email used to...
Forum: Ask Our Team 5th April 2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,277
Posted By Ian Fox
Same quiver I've been on for the past few...

Same quiver I've been on for the past few seasons, with various add on options in 6m range…Blade/MoJo/Gator…

With a Blade 5.3, is a Blade 5.7 a logical next size up? No. (at least, not in many...
Forum: Free Forum 5th April 2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,769
Posted By Ian Fox
Arrow Registration problems?

New users Macka Packa and Svensurf are both good to go. Enjoy.

Any others requiring registration or access assistance, just let us know right here.
(Need the actual user name you registered or...
Forum: Free Forum 3rd April 2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,769
Posted By Ian Fox
Arrow Both >> Aunty and >> rdr have been added manually...

Both >> Aunty and >> rdr have been added manually to the registered user list
as the system generated one is preoccupied... doesn't want to let them in to play....

Anyone else having...
Forum: Free Forum 7th March 2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By Ian Fox
Test - logged

Test - logged
Forum: Ask Our Team 13th August 2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,412
Posted By Ian Fox
Hi Hanekom, Erik and Mark are right on the...

Hi Hanekom,

Erik and Mark are right on the money; the best allround choice (one -size) for your weight/sail/wind range (as described) will be the W49. There's no doubt that in the very right...
Forum: Free Forum 17th September 2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,106
Posted By Ian Fox
Hi Georgio, As Remi had commented, this can...

Hi Georgio,

As Remi had commented, this can be many factors, some well outside our visibility or control; one more to consider; outhaul/draft stability in the rig. No, it's not to deflect "blame"...
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