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Forum: Ask Our Team 29th March 2008, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,443
Posted By matt12
Highly recommend the 08 Fanatic Falcon 104. ...

Highly recommend the 08 Fanatic Falcon 104.

The board weight is ultra light-weight plus a fantastic superfast design means that you can hang onto this board in strong winds. I find it comfortable...
Forum: Ask Our Team 24th March 2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,242
Posted By matt12
Thanks for fixing the menu problem. So what was...

Thanks for fixing the menu problem.
So what was the reason for the problem in the first place?
Forum: Ask Our Team 24th March 2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,045
Posted By matt12
More Website Problems

I have been reviewing your archives looking for previous information on board test results. There are a number of broken links such as:

On this page: http://2003.star-board.com/mn_test.asp
This...
Forum: Kevin`s Corner 16th March 2008, 06:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,837
Posted By matt12
Twin fins are nothing new. As jan1 said ... they...

Twin fins are nothing new. As jan1 said ... they have been around for many many years.

Guess what the next trend might be ... the thruster design .. with 3 fins just like surfboards.

And Yes .....
Forum: Kevin`s Corner 16th March 2008, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,482
Posted By matt12
And I think it is a contractual requirement for...

And I think it is a contractual requirement for competitors who are members of the PWA. Download the PWA policies and regs and read-up.
Forum: Ask Our Team 16th March 2008, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,242
Posted By matt12
Hurry up SB! I still don't understand why...

Hurry up SB!

I still don't understand why Starboard changed their website from their fast & responsive design of about 03, 04, 05. It also had the most popular forum in the industry, provided...
Forum: Ask Our Team 16th March 2008, 06:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,812
Posted By matt12
It is very hard to remove the broken collar. Here...

It is very hard to remove the broken collar. Here is the process that I used but it didn't work very easily .... this is a process probably NOT to follow ... I think there must be easier ways?

1....
Forum: Ask Our Team 12th March 2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,812
Posted By matt12
For reference those North aluminium collars are...

For reference those North aluminium collars are available individually from North. Apparently they can crack partially but even if they do, it is very unlikely to fail completely. The material has a...
Forum: Free Forum 6th March 2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,601
Posted By matt12
QUOTE "From this you will note that quoting...

QUOTE "From this you will note that quoting "displacement" is pointless as it is the same as the mass of the board."

I think the original poster means the displacement not with just the board...
Forum: Free Forum 28th February 2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,111
Posted By matt12
Maui to Australia Windsurfing Freight

I am currently living in Maui and returning home to Sydney, Australia in the next 2 weeks. I would like to send back my sails & boards with a freight company either by air or sea. There is no rush so...
Forum: Free Forum 25th February 2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,349
Posted By matt12
I guess the disadvantage of a custom board is...

I guess the disadvantage of a custom board is that you only get one shot at getting a decent shape. Fingers crossed.

Even the best shapers in the world still need to refine & polish designs to...
Forum: Free Forum 24th February 2008, 04:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,349
Posted By matt12
Obviously the flotation capacity of a board is...

Obviously the flotation capacity of a board is based on the displacement characteristics not the volume (unless the board is fully submerged!).

So you could have a board with 5L (yes just 5...
Forum: Free Forum 23rd February 2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,533
Posted By matt12
Downhaul tension on the RAMs .... I have two...

Downhaul tension on the RAMs .... I have two comparison benchmarks ....

1. With my Power XT using just the double-pulley system, I can comfortably downhaul my 9.0 down to 6.8 RAMs - but it takes...
Forum: Free Forum 23rd February 2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,533
Posted By matt12
Yes .. all my 08 north sails seem to get these...

Yes .. all my 08 north sails seem to get these really sharp hard white creases which I never noticed on my previous 40 or 50 sails over the past 12 years. Anyway, I might just imagining the problem....
Forum: Free Forum 23rd February 2008, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,533
Posted By matt12
Whilst I own a large quiver of the 08 North...

Whilst I own a large quiver of the 08 North sails, I actually wouldn't recommend them. I think the monofilm is dodgy this year as you may have read in my other thread. Very strange. I am guessing...
Forum: Ask Our Team 23rd February 2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,242
Posted By matt12
Mine is also messed up. You need a development...

Mine is also messed up. You need a development and acceptance environment for your roll-out process.

Also make sure you test it with linux and the common linux browsers - firefox, opera,...
Forum: Free Forum 23rd February 2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,533
Posted By matt12
Personally I think you would be better off going...

Personally I think you would be better off going for a fast slippery RAM F8. Not quite the same planing power but a nicer feel once you get planing. I haven't had too much luck with the more power...
Forum: Free Forum 16th February 2008, 03:42 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,924
Posted By matt12
What is HGA?

What is HGA?
Forum: Free Forum 15th February 2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,041
Posted By matt12
Here's a photo but with such a small file size...

Here's a photo but with such a small file size limit new North Sails extension ...'The Saw' .... may not be very clear.

The distance between pulleys is the minimum whilst I am still able to...
Forum: Free Forum 15th February 2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,924
Posted By matt12
No way guys ... that is gotta be a wind-up. They...

No way guys ... that is gotta be a wind-up. They can't really be serious.

In any case, a kiteboard is smaller than a surfboard and a windsurfing board is not too much different either. What about...
Forum: Free Forum 14th February 2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,041
Posted By matt12
Haha that was funny JJay! I think I will...

Haha that was funny JJay!

I think I will read it slowly step-by-step when I have my RAM out on the lawn. I ended up getting out on the 6.2m for an hour so all was not lost!

I'll take some...
Forum: Free Forum 14th February 2008, 01:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,041
Posted By matt12
This is really frustrating ... just got home from...

This is really frustrating ... just got home from work and it is a fantastic afternoon for a sail ... 18 knt seabreeze, sunny, warm .... but I really can't be bothered knowing the frustration that I...
Forum: Free Forum 14th February 2008, 03:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,041
Posted By matt12
Power XT works well with most sails but doesn't...

Power XT works well with most sails but doesn't work with large size 07 & 08 North sails as the downhaul rope saws across the across of the pulleys creating intense friction and increased forces are...
Forum: Free Forum 13th February 2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,041
Posted By matt12
Hmm .. oh and thanks for the tip on the Platinum...

Hmm .. oh and thanks for the tip on the Platinum boom ... that one is also going on Ebay soon!

For my next sail purchases, I am going back to Sailworks!
Forum: Free Forum 13th February 2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,041
Posted By matt12
Wow ... I am lucky to find you helpful guys!! I...

Wow ... I am lucky to find you helpful guys!! I have been thinking about posting a thread about rigging North sails with the XT extension but I felt it was too much of a stupid newbie question and I...
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