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Forum: Ask Our Team 19th July 2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By joe_windsurfer
why are you so concerned about tuttle vs deep...

why are you so concerned about tuttle vs deep tuttle?
as mcross states - even powerbox with one screw can handle fins up to 50 cm
US box seems to be limited to about 30 cm / one foot long fins...
Forum: Ask Our Team 5th March 2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,147
Posted By joe_windsurfer
believe a lot as to do with the rocker here is...

believe a lot as to do with the rocker
here is an experiment that james douglass of florida has started
http://jimbodouglass.blogspot.ca/2014/01/step-tail-addition-to-sup-finished.html
he has...
Forum: Ask Our Team 2nd March 2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,144
Posted By joe_windsurfer
Sorry Remi... I thought everyone was having...

Sorry Remi...

I thought everyone was having this issue
The filename /var/www/html/2014/products/boards/../../../wp/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Board-Specs-2014-Antoine-V.44.xls is not readabl

i...
Forum: Ask Our Team 25th February 2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,144
Posted By joe_windsurfer
yeah, butt the bloody specs are "not readable"...

yeah, butt the bloody specs are "not readable" #$%^&*(

on the products tab
Forum: Free Forum 10th February 2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,823
Posted By joe_windsurfer
personally i think that is a "misconception" and...

personally i think that is a "misconception" and hope StarBoard will confirm
i have an old FreeFormula that is supposed to handle 8.5 to 12m sails
my largest sail is a 10m sail that goes really...
Forum: Free Forum 5th February 2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,296
Posted By joe_windsurfer
thanks Sean heavyweights can set speed...

thanks Sean

heavyweights can set speed records in windsurfing, but still feel we are at a slight disadvantage in the lighter winds. You need a lot less to get going with less pumping to plane.
...
Forum: Free Forum 3rd February 2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,296
Posted By joe_windsurfer
Sean: What are you using in those light winds and...

Sean: What are you using in those light winds and how much do you weigh?

As an average joe windsurfer of 100 kilos, in those winds i use a FreeFormula with 170 litres and a 10m sail.
I cannot...
Forum: Ask Our Team 18th January 2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,392
Posted By joe_windsurfer
unfortunately i have read a few posts on Phantoms...

unfortunately i have read a few posts on Phantoms and dropping the dagger-board :(
people are saying silicone, but that can wear out ...
there are other lubricants that are more "water friendly"...
Forum: Free Forum 12th January 2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,823
Posted By joe_windsurfer
boards were originally measured in length as...

boards were originally measured in length
as they got shorter with the short board "movement" the volume became more important
NOW boards are getting wider and width is a prime factor
look at the...
Forum: Ask Our Team 4th January 2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,147
Posted By joe_windsurfer
y'all ... i realize we are discussing a...

y'all ...

i realize we are discussing a WindSUP :)
what i did NOT know was the quiver of the OP/original poster

also - figured IF you want to plane early and fast - why are we even discussing...
Forum: Ask Our Team 1st January 2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,147
Posted By joe_windsurfer
you are a heavyweight - like myself if you...

you are a heavyweight - like myself

if you are concerned about early planing AND speed, should you not be looking at a SB UltraSonic/US 147 ??? with a 9 - 10 m sail ....
Forum: Free Forum 28th November 2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,489
Posted By joe_windsurfer
depends ... what r u comfortable with now ? ...

depends ...

what r u comfortable with now ?
my buddy was happy with his 160 / 80 board and went to 130 / 73 cm
he was sorry after
i stayed with my 160 / 79 cm and am still happy
why ?
we tend...
Forum: Free Forum 3rd November 2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,154
Posted By joe_windsurfer
just to suggest - worry more about 10+ knots than...

just to suggest - worry more about 10+ knots than 8

happy sailing
Forum: Free Forum 4th September 2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,172
Posted By joe_windsurfer
for some reason , i was unable to post...

for some reason , i was unable to post unregistered
kept asking about a poll ??
am already a pole dancer [:)]
in any case
why are u changing ??
too much dollars ??
Forum: Ask Our Team 28th August 2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,283
Posted By joe_windsurfer
the centre board is not mounted "backwards" ...

the centre board is not mounted "backwards"
what happens is...
the shape is "wider" at the base and gives a look i am not used to
...
Forum: Ask Our Team 27th August 2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,283
Posted By joe_windsurfer
Repairs on a Phantom 320

will start a new thread with my questions ...
as i am looking at a used Phantom 320 ...
it has 2 indents under the board
can these indents be easily repaired with an epoxy like MarineTex ?? or...
Forum: Ask Our Team 26th August 2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,351
Posted By joe_windsurfer
thanks Tony how do you find the phantom 320 in...

thanks Tony
how do you find the phantom 320 in sub-planing
tried Kona yesterday and my Fanatic CAT was better in sub-planing
Forum: Ask Our Team 22nd August 2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,351
Posted By joe_windsurfer
Fins for a Phantom 320

Since I am looking at purchasing a used Phantom 320 ...
i was wondering how it works with smaller fins ?
believe the 2010 model and later models came with a 44 cm tuttle fin
i sail in shallow...
Forum: Ask Our Team 31st July 2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,009
Posted By joe_windsurfer
my guess is the 295 for me at 100 kilos 320 is...

my guess is the 295
for me at 100 kilos 320 is suggested - or 377
believe your weight is right on the mark for the 295 !!
Forum: Free Forum 12th July 2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,123
Posted By joe_windsurfer
i am not ready to buy, butt do NOT see 2013...

i am not ready to buy, butt do NOT see 2013 Phantom 320's on the web
my most used board this year is an old model Fanatic Ultra CAT longboard, which planes plus glides in lighter winds
if this...
Forum: Ask Our Team 27th March 2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,015
Posted By joe_windsurfer
i too am a heavyweight at 98 kilos my sails...

i too am a heavyweight at 98 kilos
my sails are MauiSails TR race 10-oh and 8.4 that i would use with such a board
so, you guys are saying a 127 iSonic would work for me ??
and even up to 25...
Forum: Ask Our Team 17th February 2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,560
Posted By joe_windsurfer
you mean UltraSonic ? for me on a wide board...

you mean UltraSonic ?

for me on a wide board - head downwind to plane earlier
some people pump, i only try three or four - no more
some people like Roger suggested i move the sail back
now my...
Forum: Ask Our Team 3rd January 2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,064
Posted By joe_windsurfer
Coachg: Sounds like you have got the winds ...

Coachg:

Sounds like you have got the winds
And bigger lakes
Now to get the right combo for you :-)
I like the FU 141 idea :-) or iSonic :-)

Let us know what you decide and how well it works...
Forum: Ask Our Team 3rd January 2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,064
Posted By joe_windsurfer
i started on a lake at the in-law chalet it is...

i started on a lake at the in-law chalet
it is about 350 meters wide at the widest part, butt is more of a long lake = Lac Long
longboards suit this lake well - with light and holey winds
the BIC...
Forum: Free Forum 13th September 2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,736
Posted By joe_windsurfer
thanks Roger there is always the ideal :-) ...

thanks Roger
there is always the ideal :-)
the poor man's setup has to work for me
the rest goes in my quiver :-)

for children i use the Mistral Aquaglide
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