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by airsails
Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Switch 2018
Replies: 29
Views: 13140

Re: Switch 2018

So until we get an offering from Switch, I've been playing around with an old 7 mtr E1 for foiling. First I removed the two outer struts, worked just fine. So went the whole hog and took off the last one too. A lot lighter, more depower, and seems to work just fine. No good in the stronger stuff but...
by airsails
Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Controller 4
Replies: 122
Views: 46299

Re: Controller 4

I hot wax dip my depower line with candle wax, seals the line from sand ingress, virtually stops wear. My current depower line is on its third season. I use a very long bar throw so the loss of adjustability could be an issue. Maybe someone can measure the total bar throw on the new bar.
by airsails
Sat Dec 02, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Looking for chicken loop for controller v1 or v2
Replies: 4
Views: 1895

Re: Looking for chicken loop for controller v1 or v2

v3 not available either, and just the chicken loop part is out of stock too. Seems the spare parts stock is dwindling.
by airsails
Sun Sep 10, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bar pressure - Element3 13m vs others
Replies: 15
Views: 5448

Re: Bar pressure - Element3 13m vs others

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by airsails
Sun Sep 10, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bar pressure - Element3 13m vs others
Replies: 15
Views: 5448

Re: Bar pressure - Element3 13m vs others

I had similar issues with my 11 mtr Element 3. Having come from Element 1's the 3 has a lot more bar pressure. After talking with Felix, this was the fix. It moves the fwd line attach point aft, thus transferring more load to the front lines, and lowering the bar force on the rear. It worked really ...
by airsails
Sun Nov 27, 2016 8:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New second class shipping
Replies: 10
Views: 4533

Re: New second class shipping

Second class shipping, Ordered from Brisbane, Oz on the 22/11, arrived on the 25/11, very impressed.
by airsails
Thu May 19, 2016 10:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Shipping costs
Replies: 4
Views: 1423

Re: Shipping costs

This is a repost but relevant Emailed Support about the high shipping charges, here is the reply, "We no longer offer untracked shipping as too many items were not making it to the final destination. All items have now tracked shipping thus the price increase. When making a larger purchase purchasin...
by airsails
Fri Apr 08, 2016 12:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's up with the spare parts section?
Replies: 17
Views: 4575

Re: What's up with the spare parts section?

Emailed Support about the high shipping charges, here is the reply, "We no longer offer untracked shipping as too many items were not making it to the final destination. All items have now tracked shipping thus the price increase. When making a larger purchase purchasing a few spare parts then would...
by airsails
Sat Aug 01, 2015 9:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: very fast depower line wear w/ controller 2/suggestion
Replies: 13
Views: 2996

Re: very fast depower line wear w/ controller 2/suggestion

No need to remove the depower line for dipping in hot wax, just dip the area the bar runs along. Just rubbing the was on the outside doesn't seem to work as well. I easily get a busy season out of mine and you can probably go two seasons. Make sure there are no sharp edges left from manufacture.
by airsails
Sun Apr 06, 2014 7:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New kite lines
Replies: 5
Views: 2759

Re: New kite lines

Had word from Switch Support that the old lines are no longer stocked so just have to contend with the new stuff.

Don't know why the change, maybe the old supplier was unreliable as I think Ozone would take a lot of their production. Nice lines though.