Re: [ksurf] Re: Stainless steel control bar
- Greg Walsh <gregwal@...> wrote:
> Aluminium bars float with the ends sealed. Steel ones don't. ...Although lighter than water, that foam is still pretty heavy, at least
> I put self expanding foam in the bars but that's mainly to keep the
> water out to avoid corrosion. I found it annoying with the old
> windsurf booms slowly leaking out the water that got inside.
compared to air & a few good plugs. In 20 years of windsurfing, the best
plugs I found come from WindSurfing Hawaii. They are rubber, & cup shaped
(at least two different diameters, so there's lots of sticky surface area.
A couple of those might help your stainless bar float, or at least make your
carbon bar even lighter.
- Ah, but you don't use a leash, so you've never let go. Try finding a bar
that sinks after you deploy the leash.
Some of us can read and we do appreciate the news that Naish is finally
offering a real twin tip this summer.
> i HAVE A CUSTOM WELDED ALUMNIUM bar that is heavy compared to
> the rest of the bars on the market and it doesn't float never had a
- Dwight & Jacky <fishersfort@...> wrote:
> Ah, but you don't use a leash, so you've never let go. Try finding a barI've used reelbars that didn't float, & just pulled in on the leash to
> that sinks after you deploy the leash.
retrieve the bar. I can see it could be a problem in shallow water though.