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  Topic: Compact/Stubby Wave Boards..
Gorge_R_and_D

Replies: 51
Views: 29053

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 2:14 pm   Subject: Compact/Stubby Wave Boards..
Agree as well, new compact shapes are super fun. I would add that they work great in Bump & Jump. Depends on the specific board though, I loved my 2013 Fanatic Quad or lately the Quatro Super Mini ...
  Topic: light wind rigging quandary
Gorge_R_and_D

Replies: 151
Views: 51393

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 8:51 pm   Subject: light wind rigging quandary
You guys are hilarious!

The guy is NOT planing! The best advice given so far is to get on a sail designed for sub planing.

Ittiandro, sell your other sails to fund this purchase. Suggestions ha ...
  Topic: Philips head on both sides of u-joint - Rrrgh!
Gorge_R_and_D

Replies: 15
Views: 8440

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 07, 2014 5:04 pm   Subject: Philips head on both sides of u-joint - Rrrgh!
yeah that design is at least 10years old now... new design is much better.
  Topic: Rig Control on the Edge SDM or RDM?
Gorge_R_and_D

Replies: 12
Views: 5399

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 11:03 am   Subject: Rig Control on the Edge SDM or RDM?
I find RDMs noodly, scary and unstable when overpowered and difficult to plan up on.

You are on the wrong mast for your sail(s). Like DAVIBO, have the mast with the right bend for you sail will giv ...
  Topic: Source for Nautix Dyneema 4.4mm line
Gorge_R_and_D

Replies: 17
Views: 9308

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 10, 2014 3:46 pm   Subject: Source for Nautix Dyneema 4.4mm line
Try the CHinook White 4mm Spectra. I found it hold better in cleats than the Robline. It is a firm double braid & measure about 4.25mm ...
  Topic: 2010 Starboard Quad
Gorge_R_and_D

Replies: 44
Views: 28167

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Tue Sep 24, 2013 6:39 pm   Subject: 2010 Starboard Quad
Wow, great reply. It was really your comment about drag that perhaps caused me to underestimate your knowledge & experience about boards since I have not found this to be the case at all. Regardi ...
  Topic: 2010 Starboard Quad
Gorge_R_and_D

Replies: 44
Views: 28167

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Tue Sep 24, 2013 3:02 pm   Subject: 2010 Starboard Quad
I'm not really talking about going fast either, it's just sailing with less drag which is easier on the arms, even with a harness.
But it's more than that. Drag also gives you a feeling of tripping ...
  Topic: 2010 Starboard Quad
Gorge_R_and_D

Replies: 44
Views: 28167

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Thu Sep 19, 2013 2:09 pm   Subject: Re: 2010 Starboard Quad
I've read all the "Quads in the Gorge" threads, and even contirbuted to
a few, but in my quest for a new board, I'm wondering if anybody is
riding the 2010 Starboard Quad (the one with t ...
  Topic: 3D Printing Fins
Gorge_R_and_D

Replies: 25
Views: 15547

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 11:38 am   Subject: 3D Printing Fins
No way it would be strong enough except for small multifins. Even the best SLA, SLS or FDM parts are no where near the strength of a material like G10..
  Topic: Sheared Euro pin -- how remove from extension?
Gorge_R_and_D

Replies: 23
Views: 19390

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 17, 2013 3:58 pm   Subject: Sheared Euro pin -- how remove from extension?
That problem was with the NEW Rubber Joint Europin version only - I have never seen one of the 1pc Tendon version break.
 
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