Re: Should I buy this set up? Thanks for any help...
- .........how heavy are you?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "mikefr100" <mikefr@...> wrote:
> As important as understanding your surroundings and conditions is, an
> understanding of your equipment is equally important. Pay the utmost
> attention to your spreader bar/hook arrangement. Many manufacturers
> STILL sell primitive spreader hooks that are vestiges of the 70's
> arrival of windsurfing in the U.S. Reasonably priced and soundly
> engineered safety releases are available from most leading
> manufacturers and you must invest the extra cash in one of these
> systems. Use caution, sail in light steady winds far away from
> obstacles (of any sort) and be able to manipulate your equipment
> (incl. harness) with your eyes closed. Don't want to scare you -
> prepare for the worst and you'll be ready.
> > I am getting ready for my first lessons & session. I am an
> > skier/snowboarder etc. I have a Florida and Hawaii trip on the
> > horizon, and I plan on doing plenty in the snow as well. Can
> > direct me to what I should be looking for?
> > Locally, I found this for sale:
> > Liquid Force M-80 Quiver PKG
> > [Liquid Force] $1,000.00
> > All Three, Liquid Force M-80 kites, 16M/12M/7M and bars 45cm and
> > and lines.
> > There are also a few different kites on eBay right now that seem
> > good. Lots of experience I hope to tap in to on this site. I look
> > forward to your response, and hope to see you out there!
> > Kind Regards,
> > Johnny
> > SLC, UTAH