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  Topic: Windsurf Booties: Which Ones Work?
manuel

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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu May 03, 2018 2:06 pm   Subject: Windsurf Booties: Which Ones Work?
Atan split-toe, durable, great feedback, not as warm as full but worth it. Sailed waters near freezing in Wyoming and Colorado with air near freezing too in wetsuit. I get cold really really easily.
  Topic: Skinny booms are awesome, are they ?
manuel

Replies: 37
Views: 23124

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 28, 2018 4:01 am   Subject: Skinny booms are awesome, are they ?
I have been switching between streamlined and Severne booms. It does feel like the smaller grip reduces arm fatigue but may also strain hands faster. Possibly because the skin may get pinched more ea ...
  Topic: Streamlined u-joint failure, recommendations?
manuel

Replies: 27
Views: 5142

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:27 am   Subject: Streamlined u-joint failure, recommendations?
Thanks all for the feedback. That lead me to do some research and found people having the same issue with wobbly US cup after some use. It's too bad it cannot be tightened though... or maybe I can a ...
  Topic: Streamlined u-joint failure, recommendations?
manuel

Replies: 27
Views: 5142

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:57 pm   Subject: Streamlined u-joint failure, recommendations?
Euro pins can snap, sand can affect mechanism and they may disconnect. US clip, usually only one side snaps, the other is enough to keep the base attached. Of course the top bolt can snap like the Eur ...
  Topic: Adventure Sports USA - JP Australia / NeilPryde killer deals
manuel

Replies: 12
Views: 3589

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:18 pm   Subject: Adventure Sports USA - JP Australia / NeilPryde killer deals
Gear is sold after being used in Baja. I tried contacting them about a board but in the end they weren't able to send me detailed photos about a specific board or let me know what fins/fin, straps, et ...
  Topic: Streamlined u-joint failure, recommendations?
manuel

Replies: 27
Views: 5142

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:37 am   Subject: Streamlined u-joint failure, recommendations?
I tried taking my cleat off but couldn't, that thing is like welded on there by the oxidation.
  Topic: Streamlined u-joint failure, recommendations?
manuel

Replies: 27
Views: 5142

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:22 am   Subject: Streamlined u-joint failure, recommendations?
Mine failed after 3 months (was new). Rinsed daily.
I saw a board floating with the same joint broken the same way... that was enough for me to move onto another design.

PS: I also get feedback f ...
  Topic: Streamlined u-joint failure, recommendations?
manuel

Replies: 27
Views: 5142

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:34 pm   Subject: Streamlined u-joint failure, recommendations?
Ditto, I'll try reaching out too.
The other thing that's concerning is shelf life... how do we know we don't get a mast base that's been sitting behind a glass window baking?...
  Topic: Streamlined u-joint failure, recommendations?
manuel

Replies: 27
Views: 5142

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:40 am   Subject: Streamlined u-joint failure, recommendations?
When used in salt water, the hourglass oxides and separates from its metal mount. This one needs to be replaced every 3 months, prob 6 months max. If you can rebuild then it's fine. Replacing tendons ...
  Topic: fanatic Blast 115 reviews
manuel

Replies: 3
Views: 1860

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:59 pm   Subject: fanatic Blast 115 reviews
There are some at ION club and the manager took one out with a bigger sail (6.4?) he was doing all kinds of jibes on it. Looked fun!
 
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