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  Topic: Remove vent screw completely or just loosen
LUCARO

Replies: 9
Views: 172

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:00 am   Subject: Remove vent screw completely or just loosen
Few turns is enough
  Topic: Are Windsurfing Hydrofoil interchangable w/ Kiteboard foils?
LUCARO

Replies: 46
Views: 2553

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 06, 2018 2:05 pm   Subject: Are Windsurfing Hydrofoil interchangable w/ Kiteboard foils?
I wanted to thank you all for your wisdom on the topic and let you know it has helped me focus on products which will likely help me progress smoothly into foiling. I've decided to get a dedicated wi ...
  Topic: Unwanted windfoil upwind turns problem
LUCARO

Replies: 8
Views: 2696

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:59 pm   Subject: Unwanted windfoil upwind turns problem
When foiling you have to unlearn some windsurfing moves. putting Weight on your Heels on a foil drives you upwind. of course the first thing you do on a windsurfer when powered up is to sheet in and ...
  Topic: Foiling thoughts
LUCARO

Replies: 12
Views: 2458

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:56 pm   Subject: Re: Foiling thoughts
Started foiling this summer. Been out about 30 times trying to work through the learning curve. Have some thoughts on foiling and wonder if others has similar thoughts/comments.

* It is differ ...
  Topic: Swapping out a fin box. Difficult?
LUCARO

Replies: 12
Views: 10653

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:37 am   Subject: Swapping out a fin box. Difficult?
I have divinycell and a router and the marine foam (if it has not gone bad).

So I think I will give it a go.

The support around the box from the factory, is probably not sides and bottom.The PV ...
  Topic: Swapping out a fin box. Difficult?
LUCARO

Replies: 12
Views: 10653

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:57 am   Subject: Swapping out a fin box. Difficult?
the box needs to be replaced. I have replacement slot boxes. A board builder will build a divinycell cassette for the new box and install the whole thing.

Do you know if there is a cassette aroun ...
  Topic: Swapping out a fin box. Difficult?
LUCARO

Replies: 12
Views: 10653

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:56 am   Subject: Swapping out a fin box. Difficult?
Nw30, what do you think GLASS is?
And when you rout, you widen the cavity by at least 3/16", which is enough reinforcement AROUND the box.

I think NW30 was referring to my strategy of jus ...
  Topic: Swapping out a fin box. Difficult?
LUCARO

Replies: 12
Views: 10653

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:55 am   Subject: Swapping out a fin box. Difficult?
Epoxy alone won't repair it, the lateral forces on the fin will overpower it.
The box needs to be replaced, using epoxy AND cloth.
Makes sense thanks
  Topic: Swapping out a fin box. Difficult?
LUCARO

Replies: 12
Views: 10653

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:22 am   Subject: Swapping out a fin box. Difficult?
After hitting a submerged rock the back part of the fin pushed through the bottom of the box. I think it went in about 1/4 inch. I tried filling it in with solarez but I think it is not water-tight a ...
  Topic: Thanks to all that helped me out at third today
LUCARO

Replies: 10
Views: 13287

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 2:13 pm   Subject: Thanks to all that helped me out at third today
faceplant or face transplant?
Face-off
 
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