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  Topic: Is my board still Watertight?
grantmac017

Replies: 36
Views: 3594

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 2:15 pm   Subject: Is my board still Watertight?
West System 105 epoxy and its 205 and 206 series hardeners are a 5 to 1 ratio product. I have to wonder whether the Resin Research epoxies offering a different ratio mix are offering the same overall ...
  Topic: Is my board still Watertight?
grantmac017

Replies: 36
Views: 3594

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 7:33 pm   Subject: Is my board still Watertight?
FYI Resin Research epoxy has a sight blue tinge and drys transparent without yellowing. Mile ahead of West System. Their super fast hardener could rival ding stick.
  Topic: Chinook Mast Base Dissassembly
grantmac017

Replies: 6
Views: 1267

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 10:06 am   Subject: Chinook Mast Base Dissassembly
For raceboard use a mechanical UJ is very nice.
  Topic: euro pin vs two pin us bases
grantmac017

Replies: 34
Views: 18881

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun May 13, 2018 11:40 am   Subject: euro pin vs two pin us bases
You have tougher fingers than I. The only joint I'll use with a 2-bolt is mechanical, any misalignment binds it right up.
  Topic: euro pin vs two pin us bases
grantmac017

Replies: 34
Views: 18881

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat May 12, 2018 10:47 pm   Subject: euro pin vs two pin us bases
i considered going Euro pin ...
discovered 2 bolt mast base has other options
for ease of separation ...

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/2130/4753/products/53-Two-Bolt-Tendon_1600x.jpg?v=149989 ...
  Topic: Ok, I am going to bite the bullet and buy a foil, which one?
grantmac017

Replies: 43
Views: 4747

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat May 12, 2018 12:20 pm   Subject: Re: Foil
Walked48,

Based on what you wrote, I'm going out on a limb here & just say you may not be a candidate for a foil. The areas you appear to be focused on are cost, transport & early planing. ...
  Topic: Ok, I am going to bite the bullet and buy a foil, which one?
grantmac017

Replies: 43
Views: 4747

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 1:56 pm   Subject: Ok, I am going to bite the bullet and buy a foil, which one?
Sergio,

What is your weight and what board are you using? Sorry if I missed it earlier.
  Topic: Ok, I am going to bite the bullet and buy a foil, which one?
grantmac017

Replies: 43
Views: 4747

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 12:15 pm   Subject: Ok, I am going to bite the bullet and buy a foil, which one?
Once you take the wings off they pack down fairly easy. Easier than a large boom and mast. Cost is less than a big rig for everything except perhaps the most expensive foil, expect the used market to ...
  Topic: Reassessment of twin cam sails and longish boards
grantmac017

Replies: 42
Views: 9415

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon May 07, 2018 10:56 pm   Subject: Reassessment of twin cam sails and longish boards
I have never rigged a cammed sail in the Gorge, between the consistent wind and helpful current why would I?
Kind of like foiling or light wind slalom, why bother if you can expect +20 kts most days. ...
  Topic: Foiling limitation : uphaul
grantmac017

Replies: 13
Views: 2664

PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Mon May 07, 2018 9:14 pm   Subject: Foiling limitation : uphaul
I'm either a great waterstarter or an inefficient foiler because I very rarely uphaul. If anything the lower boom and increased underwater drag let's me waterstart in less wind than I could normally.
 
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