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[ksurf] Re: Footstrap link

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  • Lachlan Gifford
    I have copied Kane s idea but just use a small length of rope, long enough to give a bit of slack, to link the footstraps. It makes starting a whole lot
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 18, 1998
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      I have copied Kane's idea but just use a small length of rope, long enough
      to give a bit of slack, to link the footstraps.

      It makes starting a whole lot easier, manourving the board and pulling it to
      you with one hand...Great idea Kane!

      -----Original Message-----
      From: stephanie.kane@... <stephanie.kane@...>
      To: kitesurf@egroups.com <kitesurf@egroups.com>
      Date: Friday, 18 December 1998 11:41
      Subject: [ksurf] Re: Cquad stuff


      >Eric Steinbroner wrote:
      >
      >> I'm having a hard time visualizing the footstrap link... Can you
      >describe this a little more?
      >
      >Just a simple loop of tubular webbing with plastic threaded through it,
      >attached to each inner foot strap bolt - must be strong.
      >
      >> "I'll send exact dimensions and a photo of my signiture model wooden
      >> plank when I have it refined."
      >>
      >> Please do... Many of us are going to be building boards for next
      spring....
      >> I'd love to hear where your thoughts are now??
      >
      >I'll have to see how things work this weekend.
      >
      >> "Wouldn't two appropriately placed fins
      >> have the same effect but less drag than five?"
      >>
      >> Where would you put these fins?
      >roughly fore and aft at this stage.
      >>
      >> "We have a 35 knot sea breeze at
      >> present and it looks likely to continue (for the rest of the summer,
      >> thankyou la nina)"
      >
      >I'd prefer 18 knots with a big kite, than the zippy 1.6m.
      >>
      >> I'm jealous. We've got another 4 months until kitesurfing kicks in
      again.
      >> But La Nina is giving us 75 degrees F. weather this week. Not bad for
      San
      >> Francisco area.
      >>
      >> Eric
      >>
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