Modification Photos for Mossie Pro KS 9 Plus
- Check out the photos and diagrams I added to the file section, this
This represents most of the changes I have made ot my 9 Plus... it is
now stable and quick turning, I have moved to a shorter bar as well..
--- In ksurfschool@y..., scott@y... wrote:
> I'm also a little confused. I've been thru the windtools forum, the
> posts on several group lists and talked to various people on the
> & on the beach (Alameda, Ca). I'm new to the sport, picked up a
> Mosquito 9+, not sure of the vintage, but it came as a 2 line, no
> safety. I'm gonna need the power (6'5", 270 lbs) and realize the
> foil is gonna have a steeper learning curve. There are WAAY too
> choices on the modifications to get a clear picture!
> 1) Depower & Safety system (after a harrowing 20Kt day on land I
> this one already)
> B) Trailing edge brake (how do I figure out the line lengths?)
> III) Cross braking system (I hear alot of great things about this!)
> 4) The brake system doesnt have a line down to the bar??
> V) Change angle of attack (knots in B & C lines)some suggest entire
> kite, some say wings only
> F) Dont use the bladders (effect water relaunchability?)
> VII) Cross port kite cells (take a knife to my new(used)kite?)
> H) Any wonder why I'm confused?????
> From what I've seen, I think (by early next season) I'll make the
> following mods;
> D & S - line to bar(slack) with attachment to wristleash
> trailing edge brake lines
> Cross braking
> angle of attack mods
> I'd love to hear the voices of experience tell me if I'm on the
> track, and to hear from other beginners to trade notes and
> --- In ksurfschool@y..., hink_trent@y... wrote:
> > --- In ksurfschool@y..., eric_george@y... wrote:
> > > 3. Add the s & d system as described in the tips section,
> > of
> > > doubling up the one line as suggested, I used a ring on the
> > > line to achieve the same effect.
> > If I set the kite up with the depower system will I have to
> > disconnect the brakes? I don't really want to loose the ability
> > relaunch the kite if i crash it on it's nose.