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  Topic: foil-board-mod -- moving the straps on an old formula board
grayson

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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:32 pm   Subject: foil-board-mod -- moving the straps on an old formula board
Which mast position do you use for this board? I'd guess B should work for the 76 wing, maybe even A?
You guessed it:
> Position B with the 76 wing and long fuse.
> Position C with the 84 win ...
  Topic: foil-board-mod -- moving the straps on an old formula board
grayson

Replies: 8
Views: 2221

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2019 2:06 pm   Subject: foil-board-mod -- moving the straps on an old formula board
Nice nose pad on the mast too, where you get that?
Thanks. Made that myself. Figured I'd protect my newly mod'd board from myself. Wink It's just four thick layers of minicell foam cut to shape on ...
  Topic: foil-board-mod -- moving the straps on an old formula board
grayson

Replies: 8
Views: 2221

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2019 12:20 pm   Subject: foil-board-mod -- moving the straps on an old formula board
- Did you move the back straps back a little bit, in addition to moving them inboard?
Yup, good eye. Gave myself a few options with the new inserts, but where I landed was with the back straps in by ...
  Topic: board PAINT advice? (after footsrap insert install mod)
grayson

Replies: 18
Views: 10934

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:09 pm   Subject: board PAINT advice? (after footsrap insert install mod)
Just circling back to this old thread to close the loop, say "THANKS!", and let y'all know where I landed. I ended up heeding your collective words of caution about the weight of paint, and ...
  Topic: foil-board-mod -- moving the straps on an old formula board
grayson

Replies: 8
Views: 2221

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:04 pm   Subject: foil-board-mod -- moving the straps on an old formula board
My old formula board wasn't so great for foiling due to footstrap placement... So I moved the straps! Easier said than done, but now it's AWESOME! Figured I'd share. A few photos attached below. ...
  Topic: board PAINT advice? (after footsrap insert install mod)
grayson

Replies: 18
Views: 10934

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:08 pm   Subject: board PAINT advice? (after footsrap insert install mod)
Modified Slalom or Formula boards don't really work that well as foil boards Shocked
Can you please elaborate on what specifically "doesn't work well"? Basic board shape and geometry of a ...
  Topic: board PAINT advice? (after footsrap insert install mod)
grayson

Replies: 18
Views: 10934

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:18 pm   Subject: board PAINT advice? (after footsrap insert install mod)
Thanks for the quick responses and suggestions!

Check out NSI for the pads.Already done. Purchased the pad material from them months ago (back when I thought I was going to just hand this project o ...
  Topic: board PAINT advice? (after footsrap insert install mod)
grayson

Replies: 18
Views: 10934

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:24 am   Subject: board PAINT advice? (after footsrap insert install mod)
I don't have a local board repair guru, so I took this on myself...

Paint lightly with good quality preferable white 2K primer and sand most of it off. Paint ads insane amount of weight.
Is he sug ...
  Topic: Seeking gear transport: VT -to- OBX
grayson

Replies: 1
Views: 8049

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2018 7:13 pm   Subject: Seeking gear transport: VT -to- OBX
Anybody driving from QC or VT down to Hatteras this spring with room for an extra sail & mast?? I'm in Burlington VT, and trying to get my 8.5 & 490 to a buyer in Avon. Shipping for this big ...
  Topic: I might have saved a life today, with help from the USCG
grayson

Replies: 20
Views: 21768

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 10, 2014 4:45 pm   Subject: I might have saved a life today, with help from the USCG
Grayson-

It is almost four years after this event occurred. I have tried to find your name a few times with no luck in the past. I wanted to thank you with all of my heart. My friend and I were not ...
 
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